Digital copy of Exhibit [MW]2: 1. Principal's Report to the Advisory Sub-Committee of Les Chênes Residential School [ahead of a meeting dated 31 May 1979], and 2. Minutes of a meeting of the Advisory Sub-Committee for Les Chênes School. [Some details redacted]. Used as evidence in relation to [Monique Webb's] Witness Statement to the Inquiry, dated 24 May 2015, [C/D/AW2/B3/31/WS000577].

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May 15th 1979 - October 11th 1979

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1. . Principal's Report to the Advisory Sub-Committee of Les Chênes Residential School [ahead of a meeting dated 31 May 1979]. Dated 15 May 1979. Provides details in relating to a building programme, staffing, role of the Child Care Officer, admissions, educational programme, sporting activities, and after-care. Refers to [Monique Webb's] employment at [Les Chênes] following prior employment with the Education Department, mentioning a period of 4 years. 2. Minutes of a meeting of the Advisory Sub-Committee for Les Chênes School. Dated 11 October 1979. Refers to Chairman Senator R R [Reg] Jeune, Reverend B [Beverley] Coleman, Mr M Billot, Director of Education J [John] S Rodhouse, [the Principal of Les Chênes Residential School], and Children's Officer C A Smith as being present. Refers to apologies received from Deputy A D Le Brocq, Jurat J H Vint, and C. A. R. du Feu. Record of previous meeting. Approved record of meeting held 31 May 1979. Matters arising. Young Offenders' Centre. Refers to discussions regarding the opening of the Young Offenders' Centre, mentioning the Prison Law, Staff recruitment, and accommodation of prisoners. Notes the use of the Juvenile Remand Wing at HM Prison, La Moye. [Les Chênes Residential School staff] Report. Refers to staffing changes at Les Chênes, noting a former St Helier Girls' School teacher. Mentions admissions, and a report by [the Manager of Les Chênes] regarding three boys remanded to Les Chênes pending their appearances before the Juvenile Court. Refers to the education of two Les Chênes residentis, and a report by [the Manager of Les Chênes regarding activities within Les Chênes, and the vegetable garden, mentioning Mr Shaw of Highlands College. Notes discussion generated by [the Manager of Les Chênes] regarding the use of rooms at Les Chênes. Refers to an individual being allowed leave 'off the Island', noting this exception of the normal policy of the Education Committee. Refers to the disucssions with the JAYF [Jersey Association for Youth and Friendship's Boys Hostel regarding potential places for boys leaving Les Chênes. Date of next meeting. Sets date of next meeting for 17 January 1980, at Les Chênes. [For a copy of these documents, see C/D/AW2/A7/38/WD006040].


Advisory Sub-Committee for Les Chênes School
Children's Services
Children's Department
Education Committee
Education Department
HM Prison, La Moye
Haut de la Garenne
Highlands College
Juvenile Court
Jersey Association for Youth and Friendship
Les Chênes Residential School
Lions Club of Jersey Swimarathon
Open University
St Helier Girls School
Social Services
Social Security Department
Young Offenders Centre
Billot, M
Crocker, L
Coleman, Beverley Warren, Reverend
Jeune, Reg
Le Brocq, A D
Rodhouse, John
Smith, C A
Shaw, Mr
Vint, J H
Webb, Monique


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