Piliyandala Central College

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Central College Piliyandala
Location
Piliyandala
Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
Coordinates 6°47′59″N 79°55′15″E / 6.79972°N 79.92083°E / 6.79972; 79.92083Coordinates: 6°47′59″N 79°55′15″E / 6.79972°N 79.92083°E / 6.79972; 79.92083
Information
Type Public
Motto bodetha pabodetha dametha
"බොධෙථ පබොධෙථ දමෙථ "
Established 1887
Founder Rev.Mampe Saranapala Thero
Principal D.P. Udawaththage
Staff 150
Grades Class 1 - 13
Gender Mix
Age 6 to 18
Enrollment 1000
Colour(s)

Blue, Yellow & Red

            
Website

Central College Piliyandala (First National Sports School) is a national school located in Piliyandala, Sri Lanka. It is one of the first central colleges established by Hon. C. W. W. Kannangara and has about 5000 students.[1]

History[edit]

The school was started in 1887.[2]

Sports[edit]

Rugby; Carrom; Cricket; Football; Girls' Football; Chess; Wushu; Badminton; Karate; Swimming; Athletics; Basketball; Volleyball; Netball

Houses[edit]

Each student is assigned to one of the four houses: Gamunu, Vijaya, Parakrama and Thissa. These houses are named after ancient Sinhala kings of Sri Lanka. An athletic tournament among these houses is held once a year at the beginning of the first term.

Unions[edit]

Aviation society; I.T. society; Media unit; Science society; Buddhist society; Commerce society; Art society; English unit; New inventors society; Astronomy society; Sinhala Literary association; Senior prefects' guild; Junior prefects' guild;Boy and Girl Scouting ; Boys' cadet platoon; Girls' cadet platoon; Cadet western boys band; Girls' band; Dancing circle; Health club; Environment pioneer society; Web casting union.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "About Us". Piliyandala Central College. Retrieved 15 July 2015. 
  2. ^ "History". Piliyandala Central College. Retrieved 15 July 2015. 

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