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Vidyaloka College

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Established  1941
Gender  Boys
Founded  1941
Grades  1 to G.C.E. (A/L)
Age  6 to 19
Phone  +94 91 4 943413
Vidyaloka College
Type  Government Public School
Motto  SUKO PANNAYA PATI LABO Meaning: ("ප්‍රඥාව ලැබීම සැපයකි.")
Address  Wakwella Road, Galle 80000, Sri Lanka
Founders  Weliwitiye Punyasara Thera, H. W. Amarasuriya
Similar  Richmond College, Mahinda College, St Aloysius' College, Hemas Southern Hospital, Chef Duminda
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Vidyaloka College is a boys' school in Galle, Sri Lanka. The school was established on 14 January 1941 by philanthropist Henry Woodward Amarasuriya under the patronage of Venerable Weliwitiye Punyasara Thera. It is a national school which accommodates over 2200 students and provides primary and secondary education to them. The school was re-constructed after it was badly affected by the Indian Ocean Tsunami in 2004.

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College Today

The college today provides education to about 2200 students from grade 1 to grade 13 and it is regarded as one of the leading boys' schools in the Southern Province of Sri Lanka.

Past principals

  • 1941 - 1944  : E. A. C. Munasinghe
  • 1945 - 1964  : B. D. P. de Silva
  • 1964 - 1965  : A. Hendravitharana
  • 1965 - 1971  : B. K. de Silva
  • 1971 - 1977  : Chandradasa de Silva
  • 1977 - 1981  : Christy Nanayakkara
  • 1981 - 1995  : D. H. Senevirathna
  • 1996 - 2004  : M. B. L. de Silva
  • 2004 - 2010  : N. G. Gunapala
  • 2010 - 2013  : F. Welege
  • 2013 - present  : P. P. W. Senewirathna
  • College Houses

    Students are divided into four houses according to their admission number. These houses are named after four ancient kings of Sri Lanka.

  •     -Ashoka
  •     -Gemunu
  •     -Prakrama
  •     -Sangabo
  • References

    Vidyaloka College Wikipedia


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