|Name||Hammersley Park School|
Hammersley Park School
Address: 90 Quinns Rd, Shirley, Christchurch
School type: Contributing (Year 1-6), decile 1
Roll change (from 2008 to July 2012): 116 to 49
Building damage: All 11 of the school's buildings have some earthquake damage, and four will need strengthening work. One building also requires weathertightness repairs.
Cost: $8.9 million
Land status: Surrounding land is predominantly technical category 2.
The ministry's plan: Close
Rationale for closure: The school roll had fallen from more than 200 in the early 1990s to fewer than 50, and the school would require significant remediation work. The board of trustees had recommended voluntary closure, and the school will close at the end of the year.
Principal: Brent Egerton
- The Press
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