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SCIRT has advised that Swanns Road will be closed from Stanmore Road to 23 Swanns Road for around four days commencing Monday 29 August.  However, this closure may extend, due to unforeseen circumstances.

Senior Examination Week 22-26 August; No Classes for Years 9 and 10 Monday 22 August and Paid Union Meeting 7 September 2016

Letter for Parents and Caregivers

Senior Exam Timetable


We've got the green light!

"If your plan is for one year plant rice. If your plan is for ten years plant trees. If your plan is for one hundred years educate children."  (Confucious)

The Christchurch City Council has this afternoon approved the sale of part of QEII Park to the Ministry of Education to enable Shirley Boys' and Avonside Girls' to be built there. As they discussed the sale, councillors referred to the above quote which Mayor Leanne Dalziel said summed up the decision they had to make. We couldn't agree more. Our new campus will be an amazing asset to everyone in the east of Christchurch for many years to come.

Retreat Rd Closed for rest of 2016

Retreat Rd will be closed from the Swanns Rd bridge to the Gayhurst Rd bridge for the rest of the year from next Monday 27 June to allow vital drainage work to take place. The two bridges are not affected. This means you will not be able to access Patten St except from Woodham Rd end. The construction company also asked our girls not to climb over the fences they have put up around their worksite. The fences are there for safety reasons. SCIRT Map

14 December 2015 - PPP announcement for new school build

Associate Minister of Education, Nikki Kaye announced yesterday that the Government intends to build and maintain six new schools around New Zealand using a public private partnership (PPP). The rebuilding of Avonside Girls' High School and Shirley Boys' High School and their co-location and relocation to the QE2 site is part of that PPP. Read more

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