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  BLOOD DONATION CAMP - 2015 : The Annual Blood Donation Camp is due to be held on 22nd of January 2015 at the school main hall from 9AM to 2PM. All are invited to danate your blood on this day. This program is organized by the Prefect Board of Bandaranayake Central College, Veyangoda.      |       NEW SCHOOL YEAR : The school will be started on the 5th January 2015 for the 1st term.       |      OUR SCHOOL WEBSITE GETS NEW LOOKED : The school website of our school has been strogly updated and changed. The visitors can read many recent updates and can see photos and videos in a new way.      |       Get information about our school. E-Mail Us:

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You are warmly Welcome to the Official website of Bandaranayake Central College, VeyangodaBandaranayake Central College was founded in 1941, it occurred during the time of state council, prior to the information of the Soulbary Constitution and independence.

Sri Lanka was under the Western rule for more than three centuries, and country was under the British after the downfall of the Kandiyan Kingdom in 1815.

Christian Missionaries were dominating the education and Buddhist parents had no alternative, but were impliedly compelled tosend their children to missionary schools, for the reason that Buddhist were powerless and Buddhist education system was damaged by British govern. 

In this context, a report on famous Panadura Controversy(Paanaduraawaadhaya) led by the Migettuwatte Gunananda Thera reached col. Henry Steel Olcotte having read the report(republished by an American journalist Dr. Peables, who announced that the Buddhists were victorious distributed their copies throughout America) inspired by Buddhists, came to Sri Lanka with Madam H.P Blavatsky who was a member of Russian nobility.

Meanwhile Col. Olcotte with Madam H.P Blavatsky observed Panchaseela at Vidyananda Temple, Weliwatta Galle on 2nd February 1884. 

Consequently it took a considerable duration of time to have the college established under the Free Education System introduced by Dr. C.W.W Kannangara, the Father of Free Education.

We were lucky to be originally one of the first three Central Colleges established in Sri Lanka(Old Ceylon). Our school was established for the skill full students came from the rural areas around.

Established in 1941 with very meagre resources in a humble, mud-walled, lowly thatched hut with one teacher and twelve pupils, the school has progressively grown in size and reputation over the years. Today, Bandaranayake Central College has evolved into one of the country’s most dynamic, progressive and forward-thinking academic institutions, achieving the distinction of being the premier Buddhist Central College in Sri Lanka. 

The college is situated  in a quiet residential suburb of Wandurwa, Close to Veyangoda town, it occupies an area of 28 acres (137,000 m2) with an attractive surrounding boarded by Kandy-Colombo Railway. The school at present has an enrolment of over 2600 students and a well-qualified staff of over 135 teachers.

It is one of the colleges with highest academic performance in Gampaha district with 100% O/L passes and over 65% university entrances from A/L each year.

The present college is eminently managed by Mr. S.A.L.B Sirimanna and committed to proceed with a straightforward development programs targeted towards advancement of physical and spiritual education of the college.

We hope that you've a summarized knowledge of our school. You can now find  more and surf anything about the Bandaranayake Central College, Veyangoda. And you're kindly requested to tell your ideas for our school’s website to make it improve as you believe. 

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 Blood Donation Camp is due to be organized by the Prefect Board.
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 Latest Development Projects

 New Pavilion 
New Pavilion Building  is a conception of our Past Pupil's Association. It is a large scale process of our school. For more information click here. 

"Mahindyodaya" Technological Laboratory
This project is lead by Mr. Bandula Gunawadhene, Ministry of Education. Accordingly, this Technological Laboratory was constructed in Bandaranayake Central College under the project of 1000 secondary schools.  For more information click here.

Infrastructure Development
The school premises is currently developed in large scale. All surrounds are getting a glamorous channge. For more information click here.

New Balcony for Main Hall
The Main Hall is now reconstructing with many features. It will also be included a Balcony for best viewing the stage. The main stage and the hall is currently renewing.

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