Lyceum International School News

Inaugural ceremony of Diploma Courses of the Lyceum Academy / Kurunegala Branch

Teachers training is a must to produce quality students: Dr.Sarath Perera , Dean of the Lyceum Academy for Teacher Education said that training teachers is essential to produce quality students for development of nation as well as country. He was addressing the inaugural ceremony of Diploma Courses of the Lyceum Academy , Kurunegala Branch , today .

Lyceum Academy Registrar Mr.W.K.G. Welivita, Senior Lecturers of Lyceum Academy Mrs.Lathika Gunawardane, Mrs.Shanthini Abeygunawardane, Mrs. P.Kumarasinghe and a large number of students were present on the occasion.

Addressing the ceremony Dr.Sarath Parera said that the Lyceum Teacher Training Academy Kurunegala Program would open new horizon for quality of teachers’ education in Northwestern province. He said that if we wanted to raise standard of the nation & the future generation , we must focus on quality of teachers’ education. Further, Dr.Sarath Perera said that L.A.T.E would be producing best teachers for the nation.


Thank you to everyone who attended Lyceum Kurunegala Open Day. It was highly successful. We had great pleasure showing prospective parents around our school and hope you enjoyed coming to see us as much as we enjoyed see you all.


Defending champions Lyceum International School - Wattala retained the R.I.T. Alles memorial trophy for the 8th year beating Lyceum International School - Nugegoda at the Inter International Schools Cricket Tournament which concluded recently at Shalika ground, Colombo.The tournament which began on the 5th July witnessed an undefeated team up to the finals.
Lyceum International School - Wattala winning the toss made 265 runs in 40 overs. Hasitha Gunasiri 53, Kavindu Rajakaruna 45.
In reply Lyceum International School - Nugegoda were bowled out for 191 runs in 34.3 overs. Pasindu Rajapaksha 56 Akalanka Senevirathne 35.
Bowling for Lyceum Wattala , Jeevithan Mageshwaran 4/30, Imantha Fernando 2/18 and Chandira Yasaswin 2/36.
The best bowler of the tournament - Imantha Fernando :- Lyceum International School - Wattala
Man of the Final - Hasitha Gunasiri - Lyceum International School - Wattala

The Inter School Scrabble Tournament

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Nugith Chandrasekera, Haseena Rumzy, Hemaka Gunasekara, Gayanuka Amarasuriya, Vimuth Mendis, Ramith Siriwardana (Captain), Irfan Rumzy, Adhlan Marikar, Rashad Riyadh, Sithija Gunawardena

The Inter School Scrabble Tournament was recently held on 24th June at Ladies College Colombo. Several schools, both national and international, took part in this event and two teams represented Lyceum International School Nugegoda in the Under 15 and Under 19 categories. A total of 29 schools competed in the Under 15 category and 26 schools in the Under 19 category.

The Under 15 and Under 19 teams from Lyceum International School Nugegoda were both placed 1st runner up in their respective categories. It was an impressive performance by the two teams as they had bettered their placings compared to last year in the same contest.

Annual Debating Competition

Three teams from Lyceum International School Nugegoda recently took part in the prestigious 12th Faculty of Law Sri Lanka Schools' Debating Championship. The A team was placed runner up, while the B team managed to make it to the top 4 and C team to the top 8.

This annual competition organised by the Faculty of Law, Colombo University draws participants from several state, private and international schools of the country. It is a forum where the brightest young minds meet to debate and deliberate. This year a total of 58 teams took part and three Lyceumers: Ovindu Randunu, Ravindu Wijesinghe and Atheek Azmi, were selected to the National Schools' Debating Team.