List of the oldest schools in Sri Lanka

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The following is a list of the oldest schools in Sri Lanka that are still functioning.

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Current nameFoundation nameFoundation dateFounders Province District Education
zone
LocationCurrent
type
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Richmond College, Galle The Galle School25 July 1814 [lower-alpha 1] Wesleyan Methodist Mission Southern Galle Galle Galle National [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6]
Matara Janadipathi Vidyalaya The Matara SchoolAugust 1814Wesleyan Methodist Mission Southern Matara Matara Matara Provincial [7]
Methodist Central College 29 August 1814Wesleyan Methodist Mission Eastern Batticaloa Batticaloa Batticaloa Provincial [8] [9] [10] [11]
Newstead Girls College 31 July 1816Wesleyan Methodist Mission Western Gampaha Negombo Negombo National [11] [12]
Union College, Tellippalai Common Free School9 December 1816 American Ceylon Mission Northern Jaffna Valikamam Tellippalai Provincial [13] [14]
Jaffna Central College Jaffna Wesleyan English School1817 [lower-alpha 2] Wesleyan Methodist Mission, North Ceylon Northern Jaffna Jaffna Jaffna National [11] [15] [16] [17]
Christ Church Boys' SchoolBaddegama SeminaryMarch 1819 Church Mission Society of the Anglican Church Southern Galle Baddegama Baddegama National [18] [19]
Methodist Girls' College, Trincomalee 1819Wesleyan Methodist Mission Eastern Trincomalee Trincomalee Trincomalee Provincial [20]
Vincent Girls' High School 1820Wesleyan Methodist Mission Eastern Batticaloa Batticaloa Batticaloa National [11] [21]
Sri Jayawardenepura Maha Vidyalaya Cotta Institute1822 Church Mission Society of the Anglican Church Western Colombo Sri Jayawardenepura Sri Jayawardenapura [22] [23] [24]
St. John's College, Jaffna Nallur English SeminaryMarch 1823 Church Mission Society of the Anglican Church Northern Jaffna Jaffna Jaffna Private [16] [22] [25] [26] [27]
Methodist Girls' High School, Point Pedro Wesleyan Mission Central School1823 Wesleyan Methodist Mission, North Ceylon Northern Jaffna Vadamarachchi Point Pedro Provincial [28]
Vigneshwara Maha Vidyalaya 1823Wesleyan Methodist Mission Eastern Trincomalee Trincomalee Trincomalee [29]
Uduvil Girls' College Missionary Seminary and Female Central School1824 American Ceylon Mission Northern Jaffna Valikamam Uduvil Private [16] [30] [31]
Vembadi Girls' High School 1834 Wesleyan Methodist Mission, North Ceylon Northern Jaffna Jaffna Jaffna National [11] [32]
Royal College, Colombo Hill Street Academy1835 Western Colombo Colombo Colombo National [16] [33] [34]
Manipay Memorial English School1836 American Ceylon Mission Northern Jaffna Valikamam Manipay Provincial [35]
Hartley College Wesleyan Mission Central School1838 [lower-alpha 3] Wesleyan Methodist Mission, North Ceylon Northern Jaffna Vadamarachchi Point Pedro Provincial (APS) [11] [38]
St. Thomas' College, Matara 10 March 1844Christian Missionary Society of England Southern Matara Matara Matara National [39] [40] [41]
Holy Family Convent, Jaffna 1845 Northern Jaffna Jaffna Jaffna Provincial [42]
Kopay Christian College1850 Northern Jaffna Jaffna Kopay Provincial [43]
St. Patrick's College, Jaffna Jaffna Catholic English School1850Roman Catholic Church Northern Jaffna Jaffna Jaffna Private [44] [45] [46] [47]
S. Thomas' College, Mount Lavinia College of St. Thomas the Apostle3 February 1851 Church of Ceylon Western Colombo Mount Lavinia Private [16] [48] [49] [50] [51] [52]
Udupiddy American Mission College 4 January 1852 American Ceylon Mission Northern Jaffna Vadamarachchi Udupiddy Provincial [53]
St. Anthony's College, Kandy 1854Roman Catholic Church Central Kandy Kandy Kandy Private [54] [55] [56] [57]
St. Sebastian's College, Moratuwa 1854Roman Catholic Church Western Colombo Moratuwa Private [58] [59] [60] [61]
St. Xavier's College, Nuwara Eliya1859Roman Catholic Church Central Nuwara Eliya [62] [63] [64]
St. Mary's College, Trincomalee 1864 Eastern Trincomalee Trincomalee Trincomalee National [65] [66]
St. Benedict's College, Colombo 1865Benedictine monks Western Colombo Colombo Colombo Private [16] [67] [68] [69] [70]
Methodist College, Colombo Kollupitiya Girls' English School7 November 1866Wesleyan Methodist Mission Western Colombo Colombo Colombo Private [11] [71] [72]
St. Joseph's College, Trincomalee 27 July 1867 Oblates of Mary Immaculate Eastern Trincomalee Trincomalee Trincomalee National [73] [74] [75]
All Saints College, Galle 1867Anglicans Southern Galle Galle [76]
Jaffna College 1871 American Ceylon Mission Northern Jaffna Valikamam Vaddukoddai Private [77] [78]
St. Anne's College, Kurunegala 1867Roman Catholic church North Western Kurunegala Kurunegala Kurunegala
Good Shepherd Convent, Colombo1 May 1869Good Shepherd Order Western Colombo Colombo Colombo Private [79]
Rippon College Whitfield Road Girls' School1871Wesleyan Methodist Mission Southern Galle Galle Galle National [2] [11]
St. Mary's College, Negombo1871Roman Catholic Church Western Gampaha Negombo Negombo [80]
Trinity College, Kandy Kandy Collegiate School17 January 1872 Church Mission Society of the Anglican Church Central Kandy Kandy Kandy Private [81] [82] [83] [84] [85]
St. Anthony's College, Kayts1872 Northern Jaffna Islands Kayts Provincial [86]
St. Michael's College, Batticaloa St. Mary's English School1873Roman Catholic Church Eastern Batticaloa Batticaloa Batticaloa National [87] [88]
St. Thomas' College, Matale 1873 Central Matale Matale Matale National [89]
Wesley College, Colombo 2 March 1874Wesleyan Methodist Mission Western Colombo Colombo Colombo Private [11] [16] [90] [91] [92]
Bishop's College, Colombo February 1875 Church Mission Society of the Anglican Church Western Colombo Colombo Colombo Private [16] [93] [94]
Drieberg CollegeDrieberg English School1875 American Ceylon Mission Northern Jaffna Thenmarachchi Chavakachcheri Provincial [95]
Methodist Central College, Hakmana1875Wesleyan Methodist Mission Southern Matara MulatiyanaHakmana Provincial [11]
Prince of Wales' College, Moratuwa 14 September 1876 Western Colombo Piliyandala Moratuwa National [96]
St. John's College, Panadura 1876 Western Kalutara Panadura [97] [98]
Victoria College, Chulipuram Chulipuram Hindu English School1876 Northern Jaffna ValikamamChulipuram Provincial [99]
Girls' High School, Kandy May 1879 [lower-alpha 4] Wesleyan Methodist Mission Central Kandy Kandy Kandy National [11] [101] [102] [103]
Ananda Sastralaya, Kotte Kotte Bauddha (Buddhist) Mixed School4 November 1880 [lower-alpha 5] Western Colombo Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte National [104]
Southlands College, Galle Girls' High School1885 [lower-alpha 6] Wesleyan Methodist Mission Southern Galle Galle Galle National [11] [107] [108] [109]
Ananda College English Buddhist School1 November 1886 Buddhist Theosophical Society Western Colombo Colombo Colombo National [110] [111] [112] [113]
Dharmaraja College Kandy Buddhist High School30 June 1887 Buddhist Theosophical Society Central Kandy Kandy Kandy National [114] [115]
Jaffna Hindu College The Native Town High School1887 Northern Jaffna Jaffna Jaffna National [116]
Piliyandala Central College 1887 Western Colombo Piliyandala Piliyandala National [117]
Christ Church Girls' CollegeThe Girls' Boarding School1 June 1888 Church Mission Society of the Anglican Church Southern Galle Baddegama Baddegama National [118]
Maliyadeva College Kurunegala Buddhist Institution30 September 1888 Buddhist Theosophical Society North Western Kurunegala Kurunegala Kurunegala National [119] [120] [121]
Nelukkulam Kalaimagal Maha Vidyalayam 1888 Northern Vavuniya Vavuniya SouthNelukkulam Provincial
Holy Cross College, Kalutara 1890 Western Kalutara Kalutara South Kalutara Private [122]
Rambaikulam Girls' Maha Vidyalayam 1890 Northern Vavuniya Vavuniya South Vavuniya National [123]
Kingswood College, Kandy The Boys' High School4 May 1891Wesleyan Methodist Mission Central Kandy Kandy Kandy National [11] [124] [125] [126] [127]
Musaeus College Musaeus Buddhist Girls' School1891 Buddhist Theosophical Society Western Colombo Colombo Colombo Private [128] [129] [130] [131]
Mahinda College 1 March 1892 Buddhist Theosophical Society Southern Galle Galle Galle National [132] [133] [134] [135]
Zahira College, Colombo Al-Madrasathul Zahira22 August 1892Colombo Muslim Educational Society Western Colombo Colombo Colombo Private [136] [137] [138] [139]
St. Aloysius' College, Galle 1895Jesuits Southern Galle Galle Galle National [140]
Chundikuli Girls' College 14 January 1896 Church Mission Society of the Anglican Church Northern Jaffna Jaffna Jaffna Private [16] [141]
St. Joseph's College, Colombo 2 March 1896French Roman Catholic missionaries Western Colombo Colombo Colombo Private [16] [142] [143] [144] [145]
Sacred Heart Convent, Galle 30 November 1896 Sisters of Charity of Jesus and Mary Southern Galle Galle Galle [146]
St. Servatius' College 2 November 1897Father Augustus Standaert and few others Southern Matara MataraKotuwegoda National [147]
R. K. M. Sri Koneswara Hindu College 1897 Eastern Trincomalee Trincomalee Trincomalee National [148]
St. Aloysius College, Ratnapura Peter & Paul's Mixed School1898Jesuits Sabaragamuwa Ratnapura Ratnapura Ratnapura National [149]


See also

Footnotes

  1. Richmond College claims its foundation to be 1 May 1876 which is when the former 'The Galle School school by then known as Richmond Hill Boys' School was upgraded to a superior school and renamed The Galle High School.
  2. Jaffna Central College claims its foundation to be 1 August 1816 which is when the missionaries purchased the land/property.
  3. Other sources claim that Hartley College is a successor to the Point Pedro Native School founded in 1818. [36] [37]
  4. Other sources claim that Girls' High School, Kandy was founded in 1871 but re-organized in 1879. [100]
  5. Ananda Sastralaya claims its foundation to be 1 January 1890 which is when the school was renamed Kotte Bauddha (Buddhist) English Mixed School.
  6. Other sources claim that Southlands College, Galle is a successor to the Wesleyan English Girls' School founded in 1842 and renamed Girls' High School, Galle. [105] [106]

Notes

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Nalanda College, Colombo National school in Colombo, Sri Lanka

Nalanda College is a national school in Colombo, Sri Lanka. The school was established by P. de S. Kularatne as an offshoot of Ananda College Colombo and was registered as a separate school on 1 November 1925.

Jaffna Hindu College Public national school in Jaffna, Jaffna District, Northern Province, Sri Lanka

Jaffna Hindu College is a national school in Jaffna, Sri Lanka. It was founded in 1886 by a group of Hindu people who wanted an English language alternative to the Christian missionary schools.

Jaffna Central College Public national school in Jaffna, Northern Province, Sri Lanka

Jaffna Central College is a national school in Jaffna, Sri Lanka. Founded in 1816 by British Methodist missionaries, it is one of Sri Lanka's oldest schools.

Sri Lanka Sevens

The Sri Lanka Sevens is an annual international rugby sevens tournament held in Sri Lanka. Originally developed as the Singer Sri Lankan Airlines Rugby 7s, the event was founded in 1999 and has featured as a part of the Asian Sevens Series in past seasons.

Church of Ceylon

The Church of Ceylon is the Anglican Church in Sri Lanka. It is an extra-provincial jurisdiction of the Archbishop of Canterbury, who serves as its Metropolitan. It was established in 1845 with the appointment of the first Anglican Bishop of Colombo, James Chapman and until 1950 it consisted of a single diocese; in that year a second diocese was established at Kurunegala.

St. Patricks College, Jaffna Private school in Jaffna, Northern Province, Sri Lanka

St. Patrick's College (SPC) is a private school in Gurunagar, Jaffna, Sri Lanka. It was founded in 1850 by Roman Catholic missionaries.

M. A. Sumanthiran

Mathiaparanan Abraham Sumanthiran is a Sri Lankan Tamil lawyer, politician and Member of Parliament.

Big Matches are annual cricket matches played between different schools in Sri Lanka. The same schools have played one another for many years, some for over a century, and Big Matches form an important part of modern Sri Lankan culture with both school children and adults taking part in much of the activity that is part of the annual matches.

Jaffna College Private school in Vaddukoddai, Jaffna District, Sri Lanka

Jaffna College is a private school in Vaddukoddai, Sri Lanka. It was founded in 1871 as a successor to the Batticotta Seminary which had been established by American missionaries.

Mahatma Gandhis visit to Ceylon

Mahatma Gandhi the 'Father of the Nation of India,' paid a historic visit to Ceylon in 1927. On his first and only visit to the island, he was invited to Chilaw by the famed freedom fighters of Sri Lanka, Charles Edgar Corea and his brother Victor Corea. In addition to Chilaw, Mahatma Gandhi had visited Colombo, Kandy, Galle, Jaffna, Nuwara Eliya, Matale, Badulla, Bandarawela, Hatton and Point Pedro during his three-week-long visit to Sri Lanka and made many speeches to Sri Lankan audiences. During his stay in Ceylon he also visited the schools established by the Buddhist Theosophical Society in Ceylon namely Ananda College in Colombo, Mahinda College in Galle and Dharmaraja College in Kandy.

Lake View Park International Scout Centre

Lake View Park International Scout Centre , is a scout campsite, Scout Activity Centre, training and conference centre for Scouting groups, which belongs to the 1st Kandy Dharmaraja Scout Group. This 57-acre site is located in Kandy, Sri Lanka.

The Battle of the North is an annual cricket match played between Jaffna Central College and St. John's College, Jaffna, two schools in northern Sri Lanka. The first match took place in 1904. The match is also known as the Battle of the Blues and is played over three days.

V. S. Thurairajah

Velupillai Suppiah Thurairajah was a Sri Lankan Tamil architect who designed many buildings in Sri Lanka and abroad.

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