Digital copy of a Note by a Social Work Service Officer concerning a telephone call received from Mr [Charles] Smith, Children's Officer regarding the status of Kingswood Classifying School. [Some details redacted].

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April 30th 1973 - May 1st 1973

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Refers to a visit organised by Mr Smith to establishments in the United Kingdom including Kingswood Classifying School and a home in Portsmouth or Southampton area for disturbed boys following a revival of interest in recommendations made in a 1970 review regarding future provision for difficult boys. Details query by Mr Smith regarding the position of Kingswood Classifying School, noting his understanding that Kingswood was closed and concerns about the fate of Jersey's special arrangements for boys to be assessed at, and placed from, Kingswood. Details discussion of the position regarding procedures for Jersey to follow, and includes comments about the impact of the closure of Kingswood on other LA [local authorities].


Jeune, Reginald Robert, Deputy
Mead, T C
Smith, Charles
Thornton, Patricia
Wimberley, Charles
Children's Department
Children's Service
Department of Health and Social Security
Department of Health and Social Security Social Work Service
Education Committee
Home Office
Home Office Children's Department Inspectorate
Kingswood Classifying School
States of Jersey


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