Digital copy of Minutes of the Extraordinary Meeting of the Greenfields Centre Governing Body held on 23 October 2003. [Some details redacted]. Taken from Minutes of Les Chênes School Advisory Sub-Committee.

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October 23rd 2003 - October 23rd 2003

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Lists P Dennet [Dennett], Deputy B Fox, Mrs W Hurford and Jurat J Le Breton as amongst those present and lists T McKeon as in attendance. Outlines purpose of the meeting to inform members of the Governing Body of recent changes at Les Chênes, now known as the Greenfields Centre, and to discuss the future role of the Governing Body. Provides an overview of the present situation, referring to the resignation of members of staff and staffing shortages and details about the number of children at Greenfields Centre. Refers to provisional plans for Greenfields Centre to be run by Wendy Hurford and Danny Wherry from Social Services, referring to agreement from Mike Kirby, Prison Governor for [an individual] to be released. Includes comments about staff and training. Includes comments about Greenfields having changed from being an educational establishment into a remand centre. Includes discussion about education provision at Greenfields, noting concern regarding long-term effects of short-term education and management difficulties. Provides details about a discussion regarding the role of the Governing Body, noting impact of the change from a school to a remand centre on the role of the Governing Body. Refers to consideration of appropriateness of having a Governing Body at Greenfields and whether the Governing Body should cease and be repleased by another body. Refers to the establishment of a Children's Executive for the remand centre, plans to establish a panel of independent visitors for the children's homes and decision to visit a secure unit in the United Kingdom for comparative purposes.


Dennett, Phil
Fox, Ben, Deputy
Hurford, Wendy
Kirby, Mike
Le Breton, John, Jurat
McKeon, Tom
Wherry, Danny
Alternative Curriculum
Board of Visitors
Children's Executive
Children's Services
Education Centre
Education Department
Education Committee
Greenfields Centre
HM Prison, La Moye
Les Chênes School
Les Chênes School Advisory Sub-Committee
Social Services


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