Digital Photograph: Lyttelton Main School from the Gaol Steps, Lyttelton

Michael Davies
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13 May 2011
One landscape colour digital photograph taken on 13 May 2011 showing Lyttelton Main School viewed from above near the top of the Gaol Steps between Oxford and St Davids Streets. The photograph is taken at an angle. Several subsequently demolished buildings are visible beyond the school including (from left to right) Lyttelton Police Station, the former Library and Fire Station, the former Library and Council Chambers, Shadbolt House. The Inner Harbour and Tank Farm are in the background.
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One of the broader consequences of the 2010-2011 Canterbury earthquakes has been the Ministry of Education’s Shaping Education – Future Direction Review of Schools in the Greater Christchurch Area. One of the recommendations adopted by the Minister of Education was the merger of Lyttelton Main School and Lyttelton West School. A new school was formed in May 2014. This school will operate from temporary facilities on the Lyttelton West School and former St Joseph’s School sites until new buildings are completed on the Lyttelton Main School site in July 2015.
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Oxford Street; St Davids Street; Inner Harbour; Tank Farm
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