Lyceum International School

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Lyceum International School
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Location
Nugegoda, Panadura, Wattala, Ratnapura, Gampaha, Kandana, Nuwara Eliya, Anuradhapura, Kurunegala

Information
TypeInternational School
MottoKnow thyself
Established14 June 1993
GradesLower Nursery To Grade 12 (Upper Sixth)
GenderMixed
Age2 1/2 to 18
Color(s)Blue Silver
Song"Lyceum our alma mator May the torch of learning burn from body mind and spirit...”
Website

The Lyceum International School, popularly known as LIS, is a private International school providing primary and secondary education in Sri Lanka. It also has a wide branch network, spanning across Sri Lanka.[1]

Lyceum International School Nugegoda (LN)[edit]

Founded by Mohan Lal Grero in 1993, Lyceum International School began with 7 students and 5 teachers. The motto is derived from the Ancient Greek aphorism "Know thyself".[2] Today Lyceum is made up of the parent school in Nugegoda and eight branch schools in Kandana(LK), Panadura(LP), Wattala(LW), Ratnapura(LR), Gampaha(LG), Nuwara Eliya(LE), Anuradhapura(LA) and Kurunegala(LK).[citation needed]

History[edit]

Lyceum Academy for Higher Education was founded by its managing director Mohan Lal Grero on 7 September 1989.[clarification needed] This was situated at Raymond Road, Nugegoda where the present campus stands. At that time Lyceum had only two class rooms and the organization had only external students.

The Lyceum International School at Nugegoda now has over 18,000 students and over 2000 academic staff.[citation needed]

Curriculum[edit]

In the academical level, Lyceum prepares its senior school students to sit for the Cambridge International Examinations for their Ordinary Levels and Advanced Level Examinations endorsed by the University of Cambridge UK.

Also since the year 2010, Lyceum has begun to follow a new syllabus in addition to the Cambridge Syllabus where the students are able to join the National O/L or A/L class where they receive the ability to apply for either a foreign university of their choice or are able to join a local university depending on their procured results at the GCE Advanced Level Examination.[citation needed]

Achievements[edit]

Model United Nations Club[edit]

Lyceum is an annual participant of COMUN (Colombo Model United Nations) and SLMUN (Sri Lanka Model United Nations). The lyceum delegation won the best school and best delegation award in the COMUN 2011 Conference along with several other awards and has also been runners up in most of the previous conferences.[citation needed]

Lyceum International School Wattala Branch also has participated in COMUN 2012 Conference winning GA2 Best Delegate Award.

Lyceum International School Nugegoda Branch annually Hosts LISMUN Conference.

Inter International Schools Athletic Championship (ISAC)[edit]

The Lyceum branches of schools have won the ISAC consecutively along with Lyceum Nugegoda hosting the ISAC for the 9th time at the Mahinda Rajapakse Stadium, Diyagama and Gateway College Colombo also playing a part in hosting the ISAC 9 times.[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "find lyceum school | lyceum on location | lyceum.lk". www.lyceum.lk. Retrieved 2018-11-16.
  2. ^ "Journey into Self: the Lyceum Experience". Daily Mirror. Colombo, Sri Lanka: Wijeya Newspapers. 5 December 2017. Retrieved 3 May 2018.