Digital copy of a Note by a Social Work Service Officer concerning arrangements for children from Jersey to attend assessment centres in authorities in the United Kingdom. [Some details redacted].

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June 5th 1973 - June 5th 1973

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Refers to difficulties caused by the temporary closure of Kingswood Classifying School, noting anxiety within Jersey regarding any other kind of breakdown in the arrangements for appropriate children to come to the United Kingdom for assessment. Discusses how Jersey are to approach local authorities in the United Kingdom particularly regarding the use of places at community homes and classifying schools. Outlines suggestion that Jersey extend its area of choice in light of future changes in the availability of places at Kingswood after 1975, noting links between Wessex and the Channel Islands. Also includes discussion about the procedure in place regarding children subject to an order.


Mead, T C
Children's Department
Children's Services
Department of Health and Social Security
Department of Health and Social Security Social Work Service
Home Office
Home Office Children's Department Inspectorate
Kingswood Classifying School
States of Jersey


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