St. Thomas' College, Matara

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St.Thomas' College, Matara
Motto Perseverando Vinces
Established 1844
Type Government (Public) National School for boys
Principal Mr. W.B. Piyatissa
Founder Rt Rev Fr. N. J. Ondatjee
Grades 1 - 13
Website http://www.stcmatara.sch.lk/

St.Thomas' College is a government school for boys in Matara, Sri Lanka which is located in the heart of Matara city. The College was initially founded as a private Anglican school by Christian Missionary Society of England (founded by one of the first Anglican Missionaries in Sri Lanka, Rev. Fr. N. J. Ondatjee) [1] in Wellamadama, Dondra, Sri Lanka in 1844. It presently consists of well over 3500 student population catering the needs of children studying from primary level to secondary level education by a well experienced and qualified teachers of 150 at present.

School Objectives[edit]

1.Providing equal educational opportunities for all students.

2.Providing encouragement and secure locality for all students through implementation of well-organised educational programme.

3.Building up of self confidence in all students in order to promote their achievement levels by developing their potential.

4.Developing and implementing a conducive family environment within the school premises.

School Vision[edit]

Gifting of an excellent Thomian to the nation and the universe.

School Mission[edit]

Creating a perfect individual, well-equipped with knowledge, attitudes and skills, who can face the challenging situations with confidence.

St. Servatius–St. Thomas' Cricket Encounter[edit]

St. Servatius–St. Thomas' Cricket Encounter known as the Matara Battle of the Blues is the annual cricket match played between St. Thomas' College, Matara and St. Servatius' College Matara.

Alumni[edit]

List of alumni of St. Thomas' College, Matara;

Clubs and Societies[edit]

  • Health Club
  • Green Hands Club
  • Board of Prefects
  • Buddhist Society
  • Birds Club
  • Social Services Association
  • Muslim Majlis

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