Hejaaz International School

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Hejaaz International School
Hejaaz International School is located in Colombo District
Hejaaz International School
Hejaaz International School

Coordinates6°52′51″N 79°51′39″E / 6.8807°N 79.8608°E / 6.8807; 79.8608Coordinates: 6°52′51″N 79°51′39″E / 6.8807°N 79.8608°E / 6.8807; 79.8608
TypeInternational School
MottoO! Lord Grant Us Useful Knowledge
Established14 January 1994
FoundersMr. NMM Hizbullah and Mrs. Zareena Hizbullah
GradesPre-Grade to A/L - Local Syllabus And Cambridge Syllabus
GenderBoys and Girls
Age5 to 20
Colour(s)Light Blue     
AlumniMrs. Ameena Abdul Maalik, Mr. M. R. Hameed, Hefraz Hizbulla, Hejaaz Hizbulla

Hejaaz International School in Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia, Sri Lanka provides English Medium education (Cambridge/Local) to boys and girls in separate campuses in an Islamic environment. The school was started in 1994 by two hard working and experienced Educationists. At its inception, there were only 3 teachers and 17 students, but this has massively changed in the past. The school is home to over 1000 students and over 100 teachers, with 3 branches. The boys' school is in Mt. Lavinia and the girls' schools are in Dehiwala. Students not only from Sri Lanka, but also from the Middle East, Maldives and other Asian countries attend this school due to the excellence in education.

Sports and extracurricular activities[edit]

There are several sports and extracurricular activities in the school.

  • Basketball
  • Badminton
  • Soccer
  • Girl Guiding
  • Cubs Scouting
  • Scrabble
  • Debating
  • Little enemies
  • Model United Nations Debating
  • Athletics
  • Art and craft
  • Islamic quiz
  • Library
  • GK quiz
  • Karate

Societies and Clubs[edit]

  • Islamic Society
  • UnitedNationsClub [Hejaaz International Model United Nations(HIMUN)]
  • Scrabble Society

Prefects in the school[edit]

The school selects students as prefects, giving them bigger responsibilities. Junior prefects are selected from grade 10 onwards, while existing junior prefects get promoted as Senior prefects and as a head prefect. A total of 12 prefects are selected per academic year.

Sportsmeet Teams(Houses)[edit]

There are three houses.

  1. Bathutha - Blue Colour
  2. Khaldun - Yellow Colour
  3. Thabari - Red Colour

Facilities at the school[edit]

  • Availability of a fully equipped IT Lab
  • Availability of a Basketball/Netball court
  • Availability of a very well equipped Library
  • Availability of a very well equipped Science Lab