Sumedha College, Gampaha

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Sumedha College, Gampaha
සුමේධ විද්‍යාලය, ගම්පහ
Vishaka Road

Gampaha Zonal

Western Province
Coordinates7°05′08″N 79°59′26″E / 7.08551°N 79.99066°E / 7.08551; 79.99066Coordinates: 7°05′08″N 79°59′26″E / 7.08551°N 79.99066°E / 7.08551; 79.99066
Former nameSri Sumedha Maha Vidyalaya
TypeSemi Government School
MottoTo produce patriotic Sri Lankans of International Standard
FounderW. A. Q. Wilfred Wijesinghe[citation needed]
ChairmanWilfred Wijesinghe
PrincipalSamantha Perera
Teaching staff225+
Grades1 to 13
GenderMixed (Boys / Girls)
Age6 to 19
LanguageEnglish, Sinhala, Tamil
Hours in school day7.30 to 1.30
Colour(s)Blue and Yellow   
SongWe are children of Sumedha College
WebsiteSumedha College Official Website

Sumedha College (Sinhala: සුමේධ විද්‍යාලය) (also referred to as Sumedha College Gampaha) is a Sri Lankan Government approved Semi Government School located in Gampaha, Sri Lanka. Sumedha College provides primary and secondary education to more than 4,000+ students (both girls & boys) from ages 5 to 19,

Sumedha College was established in 2003 with twenty students and two teachers.[citation needed] The school follows the government syllabuses.

Students of the college are known as Sumedhians, whilst past pupils are known as Old Sumedhians.

Past Principals[edit]

Year Name of the Principal
2003 - 2005 Sriyani Perera
2005 - 2006 Wijelatha Ranatunga
2006 - 2010 Hemaseeli Kumarihami
2010 - 2015 H. M. Chandrasiri
2015 - 2020 L. A. C. S. Wijethunga
2020 - Samantha Perera

House System[edit]

The students are divided into four houses:

House Colour
Vijeya   Blue
Gemunu   Red
Perakum   Green
Tissa   Yellow