Category Archives: College

A service of choral matins to celebrate Founder’s Day

In commemoration of the school’s 166th anniversary, S.Thomas’ College Mount Lavinia held a special service in the Chapel of the Transfiguration on the 3rd of February 2017. The service was attended by the Chairman of the College Board of Governors better known as the Bishop of Colombo, Rt. Revd. Dhiloraj Canagasabey and by many Old […]

A service of choral matins to celebrate Founder’s Day

In commemoration of the school’s 166th anniversary, S.Thomas’ College Mount Lavinia held a special service in the Chapel of the Transfiguration on the 3rd of February 2017. The service was attended by the Chairman of the College Board of Governors better known as the Bishop of Colombo, Rt. Revd. Dhiloraj Canagasabey and by many Old […]

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Prize Giving 2017

“Though unseen, when grounded on true faith, hope is never unreal. Enduring works are often of humble beginnings” – Rt. Rvd. Bishop James Chapman. The Annual Prize Giving, one of the most important events in the life of the school, took place on the 3rd of February 2017 at the main hall of the College. […]

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From Mutwal to Mount Lavinia

After 67 prosperous years at Mutwal, S.Thomas’ College finally relocated to the sandy shores of Mount Lavinia in the year 1918 under the guidance of Warden W. A. Stone. The move from Mutwal was a long and arduous journey. However, with the help of Bishop E.A Copleston and Mr.C.E.A. Dias who contributed a large portion […]

Interview with the Head Prefect of S.Thomas’ College

“There are two things in this world, the possible and the impossible. We do what’s possible, strive for the impossible, and let God handle the rest”. – Ashane Francis, Head Prefect, S Thomas’ College Mt. Lavinia I had the privilege of interviewing the Head Prefect of the College, Ashane Francis recently. We touched on an […]

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GURUTALAWA DAY 2016

In 1942, during the Second World War, the campus of S. Thomas’ College, Mount Lavinia was taken over by the British Army to serve as a military hospital. The students of the School were scattered and small branches were started at Getambe, Milagiriya and at Gurutalawa on a Farm donated to college earlier in 1942 […]