Digital copy of Minutes of the Les Chênes Governing Body meeting held at Les Chênes School on 4 April 2003. [Some details redacted]. Taken from Minutes of Les Chênes School Advisory Sub-Committee.

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April 4th 2003 - April 4th 2003

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Lists P Dennett, B Fox, Mrs W Hurford and Jurat J Le Breton amongst those present. Includes discussion about matters arising, including: clarification from Ben Fox that he would be remaining on the Governing Body for Les Chênes, comments about reviewal of the policy and procedures handbook, remarks about the return of [an individual] to La Moye following committal of further offences, discussion regarding the regularity of placement meetings, and concerns regarding difficulties relating to the provision of a full curriculum for pupils. Also includes a summary of the Governors' Report and comments about correspondence, referring to a letter to Roly Jones, States of Jersey Police in respect of an article in the Jersey Evening Post regarding a girl being held at the police station due to lack of secure provision available at Les Chênes. Includes comments from the Principal's Report, summarising changes in respect of pupils at Les Chênes and comments about staff, referring to staffing levels and training requirements. Outlines proposals in respect of the reorganisation from September 2003 further to a report by Kathy Bull. Refers to changes to working hours of teachers; employment of care staff out of school hours at Les Chênes, Heathfield and La Préférence; transfer of the Alternative Curriculum to the Principal's House on the Les Chênes site, the establishment of an Education Centre in the Deputy Principal's House on the Les Chênes; overview of staff responsibilies; and details regarding logistics and management of the Alternative Curriculum and the Education Centre. Also includes dates of meetings for the remainder of [2003] and refers to concern expressed by John Le Breton in respect of the role of a Governor at Les Chênes compared with other schools on the island.


Bull, Kathie, Dr
Dennett, Phil
Fox, Ben, Deputy
Hurford, Wendy
Jones, Roly
Le Breton, John, Jurat
Alternative Curriculum
Children's Services
Education Centre
Education Committee
Heathfield Children's Home
HM Prison, La Moye
Jersey Evening Post
La Préférence Children's Home
Les Chênes School
Les Chênes School Advisory Sub-Committee
States of Jersey Police
Young Offenders Institute


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