Digital copy of a Memorandum from J H Thomson, Senior Child Care Officer to Mrs B Chappell, Senior Child Care Officer regarding prospective candidates for three vacanices at Norcott Villa Family Group Home. Copies sent to Haut de la Garenne, Mr [Anton] Skinner [Child Care Officer] and Miss [Maria] Hall [Child Care Officer]. [Some details redacted].

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November 14th 1975 - November 14th 1975

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Provides details of a discussion between Mr Thomson and staff at Haut de la Garenne on 12 November [1975] concerning various possible transfers from Haut de la Gareene to Norcott Villa Family Group. Lists eight possible candidates, including Witness 125, noting his placement in Claymore Group. Describes Witness 125 and [two siblings] as the strongest candidates for placement, outlining reasons and factors for ruling other children children out of Family Group Home placement. Outlines situation of [two siblings], referring to parents' divorce, lack of contact by mother and regular contact by father, noting the latter's permission to a Family Group Home or foster home placement being pursued if regular contact is maintained. Outlines complicating factor in that one of children had just started at Grouville School and transfer would neccessitate a change of school. Describes very strong support for Witness 125 being transferred to the Family Group Home situation, referring to limited outside contact. Refers to comments about Witness 125's personality, attitude and behaviour. Outlines possible complicating factor and comments about Witness 125's future prospects in respect of education and employment.


Chappell, Brenda
Hall, Maria
Skinner, Anton
Thomson, Jim
Children's Services
Grouville School
Haut de la Garenne
Norcott Villa Family Group Home


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