Digital copy of Exhibit RM8: Minutes of a Meeting of the Board of Governors, Les Chênes Residential School. [Some details redacted]. Used as evidence in relation to Ron McLean's Witness Statement to the Inquiry dated 1 September 2015, [C/D/AW3/B1/6/WS00633].

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May 30th 2002 - May 30th 2002

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Lists [the Principal of Les Chênes], Jurat J Le Breton and Mr P Dennett amongst those present, noting apologies received from Mr B Fox. Outlines corrections to minutes of the last meeting, including reference to phrase Restraint Training being corrected to Therapeutic Crisis Intervention. Includes discussion about matters arising relating to [an individual] who had returned to the Education Centre at Highlands but had since gone missing and was alleged to be offending. Includes discussion of options available, referring to need for multi-agency support and comparison to recent violent incidents involving [another child]. Also refers to arrangements regarding visits and a summary of correspondence received further to visits to Les Chênes. Includes comments from the Principal's Report, summarising changes in respect of three residents at Les Chênes. Refers to discussion regarding difficulties encountered with a resident admitted to Les Chênes due to issues relating to alcohol and drugs. Provides an update about a new pupil. Also details allegations of assault made by a resident against a member of Les Chênes staff and susbequent discussion regarding the degree of restaint permissible with an obstructive and abuisve student, referring to consultation with Probation, unions and official guidelines about the incident.


Dennett, Phil
Fox, Ben, Deputy
Le Breton, John, Jurat
Le Marquand, Ian
McLean, Ron
Children's Services
Education Centre
Education Committee
Highlands College
HM Prison, La Moye
Les Chênes Residential School
Les Chênes School Advisory Sub-Committee
Ogier and Le Masurier (advocates and solicitors)
Probation and After Care Service
Royal Court
States of Jersey Police
Young Offenders Institute
Youth Panel


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