Christchurch South Intermediate

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Christchurch South Intermediate School
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Address
204 Selwyn Street
Spreydon
Christchurch 8024
New Zealand
Coordinates 43°33′05″S172°37′34″E / 43.55139°S 172.62611°E / -43.55139; 172.62611 Coordinates: 43°33′05″S172°37′34″E / 43.55139°S 172.62611°E / -43.55139; 172.62611
Information
TypeState co-ed intermediate
MottoAim High
Established1939 [1]
Ministry of Education Institution no. 3318
PrincipalRoss Hastings
School roll512 [2] (March 2019)
Socio-economic decile6 [3]
Website

Christchurch South Intermediate School is a school catering for students in Years 7 and 8 in Christchurch, New Zealand. Established in 1939, it is the second oldest intermediate school in the South Island and the third oldest in New Zealand. The school is located between the suburbs of Addington and Cashmere on what was the site of an old dairy farm and racing stables. It replaced the intermediate department of the Christchurch West High School in the 1930s. [4] In 2012 work was completed replacing the old classrooms, which were built in 1939. These have been replaced with 4 'pods' consisting of 4 modern classrooms. [5]

Christchurch West High School

Christchurch West High School existed prior to 1966 on the site of Hagley College in Hagley Avenue, in Christchurch, New Zealand. In that year 'West' amalgamated with Technical High School to become Hagley High School. As part of that amalgamation, the maroon, black and white colours were changed to teal.

Notable alumni

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References

  1. http://www.chchsouth.ac.nz/WebSpace/26/History%5B%5D School history
  2. "Directory of Schools - as at 3 April 2019". New Zealand Ministry of Education. Retrieved 9 May 2018.
  3. School Information: Christchurch South Intermediate [ permanent dead link ]
  4. Report. New Zealand Department of Education. 1939. p. 21.
  5. http://www.chchsouth.ac.nz/WebSpace/26/History%5B%5D School history
  6. http://www.nzonscreen.com/person/bob-parker/biography%7C%5B%5D accessdate=22 February 2015