Digital copy of Exhibit 7: Page 6 from the Witness Statement of a former resident of Haut de la Garenne and Heathfield Children's Home to the States of Jersey Police providing an account of his experiences in care. Includes reference to Witness 335. Signature witnessed by M Pick. [Some details redacted]. Used as evidence in relation to Witness 335's Witness Statement to the Inquiry dated 29 June 2015 [C/D/AW2/B1/11/WS000603].

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October 29th 2008 - October 29th 2008

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Describes being assulted by an individual after he was accused of insulting the man's wife's cooking. Recalls being hit with a large ladle or serving spoon by a teacher on duty at school during dinner times as punishment for eating incorrectly or talking. Describes feeling unloved, unwanted and victimised whilst at this non-Jersey institution. Refers to return to Jersey, noting that he was placed into Haut de la Garenne before being transferred to Heathfield when Haut de la Garenne closed. Describes an incident where he was physically assaulted whilst resident at Heathfield Children’s Home. States that upon asking for the individual to have charges pressed against him for the assault, Witness 335 told him not to pursue the allegation on the grounds that he would not win the case due to the other individual’s lawyer. Comments on lack of support provided to him.


Pick, Michael, Civilian Investigator
Children's Services
Haut de la Garenne
Heathfield Children's Home
Operation Rectangle
States of Jersey
States of Jersey Police


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