Saturday, 13 July 2013
"Jersey Child Abuse - The Sharp Report - The Missing Page 20"
"UNLAWFULLY CONCEALED CHILD ABUSE IN JERSEY"
THE MISSING PAGE 20
FROM THE SHARP REPORT
Thanks to the Internet, and of course, Jersey Bloggers, hundreds of thousands of people around the world have read the Sharp Report. A professional and deeply disturbing investigation into many years of sustained and unlawfully concealed child abuse at Jersey’s leading private school, Victoria College.
Before the era of citizens media, this kind of shocking filth and corruption by our (alleged) elite, would have been hidden from us forever.
The Sharp Report can be read at the link below.
But when that copy was scanned to PDF one page was missing, page 20.
So....we are publishing it here on my (non-entity) blog.
"Wet your mattress Haworth" :)
To put it into context, and to provide what is a very revealing glimpse into Jersey depravity, we're beginning with a paragraph from page 19, and we continue on to the first 2 paragraphs from page 25. The missing page '20' is written in blue.
The Sharp Report, which is a shocking indictment against our alleged "pillars of society" here in corrupt hick redneck paedophile Jersey, shows clearly how the scum at the top of the governmental tree conceal that which is most repulsive to any normal decent human being....CHILD ABUSE!!!
The former Headmasters, Deputy Headmasters, Heads of the Junior School, Advocates, Magistrates, former Deputy Bailiffs, and former Bailiffs all feature among the numbers of animals who so grossly failed to protect defenceless young children for decades against sick perverts who would rob them of their life blood for the duration of their existence on this planet.
Reading these few pages alone, will give any decent honourable man or woman a clear understanding of how a few good men on the island of Jersey, have fought to expose, and stop, child abuse from being covered up by the full might of the Jersey Establishment.
Paragraphs B17 to B53 from the Sharp Report: an examination of decades of concealed child abuse at Victoria College, the Jersey Establishment’s leading private school.
Events During 1994
B17 On Tuesday 11 January the Headmaster wrote an aide-memoire for the file, countersigned by Mr. Le Breton, recording the outcome of his interview of Mr Jervis-Dykes in connection with a complaint from a parent that his son and other pupils had been shown soft pornography on television at the home of Mr Jervis-Dykes on the previous Friday evening.
B18 17 January - The Headmaster’s appointment diary records a meeting arranged with the boy’s father for 3.30 pm.
Events During 1995
B19 From 8 to 22 July a sailing trip took place around the Greek coast (having flown to Athens) led by Mr Jervis-Dykes. The second yacht was skippered by Mr [Piers] Baker.
Events During May 1996
B20 In May information reached the police which led to enquiries beginning into the behaviour of Mr Jervis-Dykes.
B21 During the week of 20-24 May, at a States Personnel middle management course at L’Horizon Hotel, DS Faudemer approached Mr Rotherham, the Head of the Sixth form, (who was a fellow member of the course) for information about Mr Jervis-Dykes. Mr Rotherham gave no information but reported the conversations to the Headmaster who contacted the police to protest at “harassment” of Mr Rotherham.
Events in June and July 1996
B22 Mr Jervis-Dykes was arrested at 7.38 am on Wednesday, 5th June 1996 at his home in Mont Millais Court. A substantial quantity of video and other photographic evidence was seized, including video equipment and a Sky TV Adult Channel subscription card.
B23 Later that day, following discussion with the Director of Education (Mr. Grady), the Headmaster suspended Mr Jervis-Dykes.
B24 The Police received statements on 8 June and 12 June from three former students, detailing incidents in 1992, 1984 and 1985/6 respectively.
B25 On Monday 10 June, D Sgt Faudemer and D Sgt Pryke went to Victoria College, met the Headmaster and were shown the aide-memoire of the reprimand to Mr Jervis-Dykes dated 11 January 1994.
B26 On Thursday 13 June, a meeting of the Executive Committee of the Victoria College Parent Teacher Association was held. Among those present were the Headmaster and Mr Piers Baker, then Head of the Junior School. The Minutes of the meeting include the following:
“In respect of the allegations revealed in the Jersey Evening Post concerning a College Teacher, the Headmaster reported that he could give no more information than was stated in the Press. The Press are keen to put a slant on the situation. Three parents of the Committee were confident in respect of this person and were shocked by the news. The Headmaster stated that the teacher remains suspended and this was a decision of the Chairman of Governors and the Director of Education in line with normal policy. The Committee were hopeful for a low profile approach.”
B27 That evening Mr Baker wrote a letter (which is included in the folder accompanying the Police Report) from his home address to D Sgt Faudemer. In it, Mr Baker said:
“You may recall that we met very briefly at Victoria College on Monday. I am the Head of the Junior School at the College. I am a Maths teacher and as a Naval Reservist have been closely involved in the activities of the CCF over the years. In both these roles I have worked closely with Mr Jervis-Dykes.
I write because I fear that we might be heading for a gross miscarriage of justice. Whilst I am not privy (nor would it be proper for me to be so,) to the details of your investigation, I do have specific knowledge and experience of Mr Jervis-Dykes’ activities over a number of years. I have been with him as accompanying officer on a number of sailing expeditions and he has assisted me in the College‘s local dinghy sailing programme. We have both been involved in the on-shore and out of the Island training of numerous cadets.
I have often shared accommodation in yachts with him and I have never seen or been made aware of any inappropriate behaviour on his part. My own son has been in the cadet force for three years and I would have been horrified had I had any suspicion of misconduct by any officer. I would not have allowed such a situation to continue and I would have raised the matter with the Headmaster and yourselves without hesitation.
I hope as you continue your investigations that you will wish to take evidence as much from those who can verify his good character as from those who may have other agendas. Many parents and students can vouch for the upright open and dedicated way in which he has always carried out his duties.
There have been times when Mr Dykes’s dynamic approach to leadership training has been the cause of envy from others. Likewise, his obvious care for and involvement with the welfare of students has stood out as superior to what most of us manage to achieve.
Perhaps these things have led to false allegations being made. I certainly recall occasions of deliberate and unsubtle attempts by some local individuals to pull the College training down. That, sadly, is the small-minded nature of certain elements in our society today. I am sure your own duties bring you into contact with this often enough!
I hope this letter will further your investigations and ensure that we do not continue to damage a man’s career for longer than is justified.”
B28 Shortly after receiving this letter D Sgt Faudemer arranged for Mr Baker to be invited to Police Headquarters at Rouge Bouillon on 19 June, when he met PC Cornelisson and D Sgt Pryke. They showed him photographs and clips from two videos (one 8mm. one VHS) seized on 5 June. Mr Baker was asked if he could identify a boy in the videos. Mr Baker said he could not with certainty identify the boy. On his return to the College, Mr Baker told the Headmaster of the meeting at Rouge Bouillon and told him whom the police thought the boy in the video might be. The Headmaster subsequently viewed the video clips at Rouge Bouillon and did not feel able to identify the boy with certainty.
B29 During the rest of June and July, further disclosing statements were made to the police by six former pupils and two current pupils, relating to incidents between 1986 and 1995.
B30 On 2 July Mr Rotherham reported to police the disclosure to him by a pupil in November 1992.
B31 On Monday 15 July, at a meeting of the Governing Body chaired by Sir Philip Bailhache, the Headmaster reported that Mr Jervis-Dykes had been suspended on full pay because of allegations which were being handled by the police. It was agreed that Sir Michael Alcock, Senator Jeune and Mr McKeon (present as Assistant Director) would convene a Disciplinary Sub Committee meeting. Advocate Falle was present as an observer and took over soon after as Chairman of Governors. Next day, because of travel and other comp1ications Mr Falle replaced Sir Michael as proposed chairman of the Sub Committee meeting. (It was noted at the time that Mr Dykes was out of the Island.) The Headmaster had taken advice from his professional association. He wrote that “The Governors need only show improper behaviour and depending on the gravity have the power to invite a resignation or dismiss summarily. Any action must of course follow a proper hearing.”
B32 On 22 July, the Headmaster wrote to Advocate Falle, confirming a disciplinary meeting to be held on 14 August, before Advocate Falle, Mr Richard Robins, the Director of Education (Mr Grady) and the Headmaster. Mr Jervis-Dykes had been sent a copy of the complaints against him and had been advised that he may wish to be accompanied by a professional friend.
B33 On 25 July, Mr Jervis-Dykes wrote to the Chairman of Governors giving “the required one terms notice of my resignation from the post of Head of the Department of Mathematics”.
B34 On 2 August, Advocate Falle replied, saying that he was willing to accept the resignation with immediate effect on the basis that salary would be paid to the end of September.
B35 On 5 August, Mr. Le Breton wrote to Advocate Falle. He said that the police did not as yet seem inclined to press charges and that there may indeed be no case to answer. He went on to say that Mr Jervis-Dykes had served the College in an outstandingly competent and conscientious way. He accepted that there was now evidence of misconduct on off Island trips and that in his view this was now a resignation matter. He asked that Mr Jervis-Dykes be allowed to leave with some dignity and suggested that the Governors consider a resignation from Christmas or Easter. He did not believe that his continued presence teaching Maths and as Head of Maths would place anyone at risk. “In the absence of a police case, the resignation would be seen as an inevitable consequence of an intolerable situation caused by an unsubstantiated allegation.” (Mr. Le Breton had not taken up the Headmaster’s suggestion in June that he might view the videos and he was not aware that Mr Baker had seen them).
B36 On 11 August Mr Jervis-Dykes wrote to Advocate Falle, accepting the conditions of the letter of 2 August saying that it was without prejudice and did not in any form constitute any admission of guilt to any allegations levelled against him at any time.
Events During 1998
B37 On 17 June a former pupil made a disclosure and identified himself as the boy in the video taken in July 1995. Three days later another former pupil disclosed an incident in 1991.
B38 On 26 June. Mr Jervis-Dykes was arrested at his mother’s home in Southampton and brought to Jersey.
B39 On 5 August a former pupil disclosed an incident in 1981.
B40 In September PC Cornelisson interviewed Mr Rotherham at the College. Among other things, Mr Rotherham confirmed that after the disclosure in November 1992 the Headmaster had instructed him to say nothing. Mr Rotherham subsequently (in September 1998) took union advice which was to be honest and make a statement if asked. Mr Rotherham also took advice from his cousin, PC Stephen Rotherham.
B41 On 15 December PC Cornelisson telephoned Mr Baker with the intention of taking a statement of the dates of trips abroad, the letter of 13 June 1996 and the viewing of the video. Mr Baker repeated that he had been unable to identify the boy. (This sequence of events is set out from the police point of view in Paragraphs 26 of the Police Report)
B42 On 16 December Mr Jervis-Dykes’ defence advocate telephoned PC Cornelisson in connection with discussion there had been with Mr Baker as to whether making a statement would damage Mr Jervis-Dykes’ defence. Subsequently Mr Baker declined to make a statement.
B43 At the end of December 1998, Mr Jervis-Dykes changed his plea from not guilty to guilty.
B44 During the period of his imprisonment Mr Jervis-Dykes was visited by several teachers from Victoria College from time to time.
Events During 1999
B45 On 26 February 1999, DI Faudemer and PC Cornelisson visited the Headmaster at the College to clarify the date of the warning to Mr Jervis-Dykes about the TV programme. The Headmaster then asked whether he had, in DI Faudemer’s opinion, acted correctly in November 1992. DI Faudemer informed the Headmaster that a police report of concerns about the College’s handling of the Jervis-Dykes affair had been prepared and submitted by the Chief Officer to the Attorney-General. (The Report is dated 3 February 1999).
B46 On 3 March, the Headmaster telephoned DI Faudemer to say that he remembered that he had taken informal advice in November 1992 from a Governor of the College, Mr. Francis Hamon a Commissioner of the Royal Court at the time and now Deputy Bailiff.
B47 On 4 March the Headmaster wrote to the Attorney General to give the information about his conversation with the Deputy Bailiff.
B48 On 5 March the Headmaster told the Deputy Bailiff of his letter of 4 March.
B49 On 10 March the Headmaster wrote to the Attorney General asking to see the police report immediately.
B50 On 15 March the Attorney General replied to both letters saying that the report could not be released before the end of the criminal proceedings and agreeing to pass the Headmaster’s letter of 4 March to the Chairman of Governors with the Report in due course.
B51 On 26 April, the Crown Advocate delivered in public in the Superior Number of the Royal Court his address on the sentencing occasion of the Jervis-Dykes case. The address contained the statement that “the Crown hesitates to speak of the school as a victim of the breach of trust without some reservation. The reservation is this. It is known that on two occasions, each unrelated to the other, the school was told that all was not as it should be in the accused’s conduct towards pupils in his charge. It is not yet clear that the school did anything on either occasion which was sufficient properly to investigate what it had been told.
B52 Mr Jervis-Dykes was sentenced to four years imprisonment (the amalgamation of several sentences to run concurrently or consecutively).
B53 Throughout the week beginning 26 April the Jersey Evening Post published a series of detailed and well informed articles about the case.”
So what's the big deal about page 20?
Maybe this is it?
"The Press are keen to put a slant on the situation."
Why would they be keen to put a slant on the situation? Did the Jersey Evening Post have some sort of hold over the Jersey Oligarchy? Of course they did, they had child abuse as leverage.
But leverage for what?
The Jersey Evening Post has, for over a Century, sucked the sweetcorn from the shit of the Jersey Government, so why, all of a sudden, are the Jersey Evening Post going against the Government? Holding them to ransom, if you like?
Could it possibly have anything to do with the nocturnal activities of the creep in the picture above?
Is he also related to the character who is central to the shit the Dean of Jersey finds himself in at the minute?
Is it a family thing?
I have a funny feeling that the comments section on this blog posting is going to get very interesting over the weekend!!!