Sri Jayawardenepura Maha Vidyalaya is a government school in Kotte, Sri Lanka. It was formally known as Christian College until 1964 when the administration of the school was taken over by the government. The school traces its roots to 1822 when the Cotta Institute was established as a seminary for young Ceylonese of which the first principal was Rev. Samuel Lambrick. The third principal of the Academy was Rev.

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  • Sri Jayawardenepura Maha Vidyalaya is a government school in Kotte, Sri Lanka. It was formally known as Christian College until 1964 when the administration of the school was taken over by the government. The school traces its roots to 1822 when the Cotta Institute was established as a seminary for young Ceylonese of which the first principal was Rev. Samuel Lambrick. The third principal of the Academy was Rev. Joseph Marsh, who later became the first principal of Colombo Academy present Royal College in 1835. From 1855 to 1934 it was known as the Church Missionary Society (CMS) Boys' School at Kotte. In 1934 it was called Christian College,which was a very popular school in the island. The CMS Boys' School was a training institute for young Ceylonese, inclined to teach the gospel. The last principal of C.M.S. Christian College [1959-1963 1959-1963] was Samuel Louis Alexander Ratnayake. Himself an old boy of Christian College, he added new buildings and organized many colourful activities, such as drama festivals, sports and carnivals in addition to prize givings and sports meets. The school community was a rich mix of different ethnic groups and religions all working in harmony to improve the quality of the future generations. Even though the college has a prestigious history, today's condition is not to be proud of. The college needs proper guidance to improve its present condition. Therefore all the past students are invited in this college re-building up process.
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  • Names = 1822-1855 (Cotta Institute),1855-1934CMS Boys' School,1934-1964Christian College]
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  • PERSEVERANDO VINCIMUS
  • Names = 1822-1855 ,1855-1934CMS Boys' School,1934-1964Christian College]
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  • Sri Jayawardenepura Maha Vidyalaya is a government school in Kotte, Sri Lanka. It was formally known as Christian College until 1964 when the administration of the school was taken over by the government. The school traces its roots to 1822 when the Cotta Institute was established as a seminary for young Ceylonese of which the first principal was Rev. Samuel Lambrick. The third principal of the Academy was Rev.
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  • Sri Jayawardenepura Maha Vidyalaya
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