Four Christchurch schools have been told they will be closed to form a new super school.
Aranui High School, Aranui Primary, Wainoni and Avondale will close to form one school that caters to years 1 to 13.
It would be built on the Aranui High School grounds.
Chisnallwood Intermediate, which was originally proposed to be merged, will remain open, Education Minister Hekia Parata announced this afternoon.
Education Ministry staff would speak to each school and principals and board members would then meet Ms Parata.
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