Trinity College, Kandy

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Trinity College Kandy
Respice finem
Latin - "Look to the End"
Type Independent Private
Established 1872
Founder Ireland Jones
Principal Udaya Ariyaratne
Gender Boys
Age 6 to 18
Enrollment 3500
Colour(s) Red Gold Blue
Former pupils Old Trinitians

Trinity College, Kandy, is an independent elite private school for boys in Kandy, Sri Lanka. It was founded in 1872 by Anglican missionaries,[1] and offers primary and secondary education.

Administration building, Trinity College, Kandy

Principals of Trinity[edit]

Past principals of Trinity include R. W. Ryde, Alexander Garden Fraser and Robert Stopford.

School song and hymn[edit]

The school song was written by Sir Henry Newbolt, and the school hymn by W. S. Senior.[citation needed]


See also[edit]


  1. ^ Kē En Ō Dharmadāsa (1992). Language, religion, and ethnic assertiveness: the growth of Sinhalese nationalism in Sri Lanka. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press. ISBN 9780472102884. p. 32.

Further reading[edit]

  • Valesco L O Reimann (1922). A history of Trinity College, Kandy. Madras: Diocesan Press