Sunday, February 7, 2016

Colombo Overseas School

Colombo overseas school is a English medium International School, caters education to diverse cultural groups under one umbrella. The School is open to both local and foreign community. School is located in Colombo city limits of Srilanka, Borella is the closest township to the School. The School offers Cambridge, Edexcel & Srilankan G.C.E exams. The School programmes are from L.K.G, U.K.G, Grade 1(year 2)to grade 12(year 13). COS is accredited by the University of Technology and also the foreign and local bodies. the School is supported by two sister organizations.
*COLOMBO OVERSEAS INSTITUTE
*COLOMBO OVERSEAS STUDENT EXCHANGE (migration)
Colombo Overseas School
24/4,First Lane,
Gothami Road, Borella,
Colombo 8,00800
Srilanka.
Tel : +94-11-2685649,+94-11-2671710
Mobile :+94- 0716128439
Information
Type Independent day School
Founded 1983
Founder Dr.Udaya perera
Principal N.B.perera
Grades play group to year 13
Gender co-educational
Age range 3 years to 19 Years
Student to teacher ratio 6:1
Language English
website www.unitech.edu
content:
1.History
2.Curriculum
3.Departments
4.Students
5.Community services
6.Notable alumni
7.References
8.External Links.
History:
Founded in 1983 and School was named as Colombo Overseas School.It was located in 134,Kajugahawatte,Gothatuwa New Town, near Rajagiriya,a suburb of Colombo, Srilanka. The school was open on 1983 January 01.The founders were well known scholars, Dr.Udaya Perera (Grammar School, St Peters College, Leihgton Park International School, Liberty School, Ikra International School, Al- Manar International School), N.B Perera (Principal Dharmapala Vidyalaya Pannipitiya, Nalanda College Colombo 10, Tholangamuwa Central College, Tholangamuwa, Anuruddha Vidyalaya Nawalapitiya, Hikkaduwa Central College Hikkaduwa, Gurulugomi Vidyalaya Homagama) G.C. Viola perera (Dharmapala Vidyalaya Pannipitiya, Nalamda college Colombo 10 Tholangamuwa central college Tholangamuwa, Anuruddha Vidyalaya Nawalapitiya, Vidyakara Vidyalaya Maharagama, Thurstan college Colombo 7).To cope up with the higher Student population, in 2003, The School was relocated in the city limits of Colombo, at 24/4, First lane, Gothami Road in Colombo 8.The school is equipped with modern buildings, to face new trends in the educational field. The school had taken steps to equipped it's own laboratories,libraries and a play area to the students.
Colombo Overseas School remains Srilankas No.01 International school.
Curriculum:
The school follows the Cambridge, Edexcel and G.C.E syllabus. The school is divided in to Three Themes:
*Primary school(Junior Level)
*Secondary school(Ordinary Level)
*High school(Advanced Level)
All the three themes will focus together to complete the childes school education at the time he/she reaches the age of 13 to 14 years.
The subjects offered by the school:
*English, French, Sinhala, Tamil
*Buddhism, Christianity, Hindu, Islam
*English literature
*Mathematics
*Further Mathematics
*Combine Mathematics
*Statistics
*Business studies
*Economics
*Accounts
*Entrepreneurship
*Psychology
*Sociology
*Geography
*Commerce
*computer
*Information Technology
*History
*Law
*Physics
*Chemistry
*Human Biology
*Biology
* Travel and Tourism * Hospitality * Health Science and Social Care * Environmental Management
Awards:
*Cambridge(O/L, AS & A2)
*Edexcel (O/L, AS & A2)
*G.C.E (O/L & A/L)
At the mean time COS students are getting an opportunity to follow training programs such as,
*Management
*Reception
*Banking
*Financial
*Stock Exchange
Departments:
1.IT Labs
2.Science Labs
3.Canteen
Extra Curriculum:
*Cricket
*Tennis
*Swimming
*Karate
*Basket ball
*Net ball
*Golf
*Foot Ball
*Table Tennis
Students:
The majority of students are form different ethical groups. (Sinhalese, Burghers, Muslims and Tamils).
Community services:
The students of COS participate on community development programs such as helping the rural children to uplift their educational standards while gifting necessary materials.
Notable Alumni:
*Abdulla Zubair
*Rachitri Fernandopulle
References:
http//sites.google.com/site/drudayaperera/ http://colombooverseass.blogspot.com/2016/06/drudaya-perera_59.html
*http://www.sunday observer.lk
*http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/colombo_overseas_school
*Colombo overseas_school blogspot.com
*lk. wow.city.com/104523211271267423910/Colombo-overseas-school.htm.
*http://www.linkdin.com/title/colombo-overseas-school
*Colombo-overseas.blogspot.com
*http://sites google.com/site/Colombo overseas school
*http://plus.google.com//1011141061232901.20870
*in srilanka.com/listings/Colombo-overseas-school
External Links:
The Colombo Overseas School.