• The Chapel of the Good Shepherd built in 1960.
  • The Keble Memorial Hall bulit in 1968.
  • S.L.A.Rathnayake Memorial Indoor Stadium built in 1982.
  • Corridor to the College Office and Library.
  • Upper School Classrooms.
  • College Pavilion refurbished in 2010.
  • The Advanced Level Complex was declared open in 2011.

Recent Events

  • January 24th, 2015 - English Day
  • January 20th, 2015 - The 73rd Founder's Day
  • November 30th, 2014 - Festival of Nine Lessons & Carols
  • October 1st, 2014 - Children's Day 2014.
  • July 14th, 2014 - The Service of Institution and Installation.
  • July 5th, 2014 - Annual 'Kalai Vizha'

English Day, Founders Day, Festival of Nine Lessons & Carols, Children's Day Programme, Service of Institution and Installation, Vani Vizha Programme... View more photos of recent events>>


Headmaster's Message

Revd. Christopher BalrajWelcome to S. Thomas’ College, Bandarawela and hope you find the information on this website interesting and useful.

Your child is the most important person to you and to our college. If your child is safe, happy and successful at S. Thomas’ College, Bandarawela, we will have a successful and effective school. My mission as Headmaster is to ensure that all students achieve their personal best. Read more...

School History

Mr. W.T. KebleOn January 20th, 1942 St. Thomas’ Preparatory School was started by Mr. W.T. Keble in Walden Place, Welimada Road, Bandarawela. Mr. Keble was also the founder of St. Thomas’ Prep. School in Kollupitiya. The idea of forming an up country school first entered his mind in 1929 after a visit to Nuwara Eliya, on which occasion he expressed that a school like St. Thomas’ should take advantage of the amenities provided in the up country. Read more...

British Council Accredation

International School Award

S. Thomas' College Bandarawela was awarded the International School Award (ISA) by the British Council. The ISA is an accreditation scheme for curriculum-based international work in schools.

The scheme provides recognition for teachers and their schools working to instill a global dimension into the learning experience of all children and young people. Read more...

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