Digital copy of Case Notes by a Child Care Officer concerning Witness 167's attitude towards her placement at Haut de la Garenne. [Some details redacted]. For Witness 167's Witness Statements to the States of Jersey Police, see C/D/AW1/B1/2/2/12.

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June 7th 1982 - July 31st 1982

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• Case Notes dated June 1982. Provides details of a visit to see Witness 167 at Haut de la Garenne, assessing how she has settled at Haut de la Garenne since her liberties were extended. Refers to Witness 167 stating her desire not to remain at Haut de la Garenne and describes arrangements and discussion with staff regarding the situation concerning Witness 167 and enquiries with the Girls' Hostel. • Case Note dated July 1982. Describes contact with Miss Coffin, Teacher at Hautlieu School regarding Witness 167, noting opinion of school staff that Witness 167 is capable of good academic achievement but underachieving due to having to remain at Haut de la Garenne. Outlines similarities with Witness 167's account about her displeasure at remaining at Haut de la Garenne. Describes being informed by Miss Coffin that Witness 167 stated that if she has to remain at Haut de la Garenne she would seek to leave school and start work. Describes case as a blackmail situation but outlines sympathy towards Witness 167's situation, outlining positives and negatives of an alternative placement at the Girls' Hostel, Camelot. • Case Note dated July 1982. Describes Witness 167's behaviour since last recording, noting discussions between her and Miss Coffin at Hautlieu. Refers to remarks by Witness 167 about her placement at Haut de la Garenne and its impact on her studies and future plans and comments about Miss Coffin's knowledge of the situation and of Witness 167. Comments on an offer of a home to Witness 167 by Mrs Lewis, Head of Middle School at Le Rocquier. Includes comments about Witness 167's attitude and behaviour at Haut de la Garenne, referring to her absenting herself and making arrangements for the summer holidays. Outlines position of the Child Care Officer that they are not prepared for Witness 167 to stay overnight until a formal request is received and considered accordingly. Outlines belief that Witness 167 should remain at Haut de la Garenne, citing her level of maturity and failure to complete homework as reasons for not permitting transfer to the Girls' Hostel. Includes notes in manuscript agreeing that the Child Care Officer talk to Witness 167 and staff at Haut de la Garenne regarding close monitoring of the situation. Also includes a note about Mrs [Brenda] Chappell.


Chappell, Brenda
Lewis, Mrs
Lewis, Mrs
Camelot Girls' Hostel
Children's Office
Education Committee
Haut de la Garenne
Hautlieu School
Le Rocquier School


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