Colombo International School

28 Gregory's Rd, Colombo, 7 Sri Lanka

Offering an elementary and secondary English-language program, CIS follows the British academic system. Older students typically prepare for the GCE and GCSE examinations; the school can, however, also provide preparation for the SAT, thereby allowing graduates to enter universities throughout the world. The infant program (ages 3-6) consists of a play group and a kindergarten and offers instruction in music, art and drama. The junior section follows, providing a standard curriculum supplemented by computer, French, Sinhala and Tamil classes. Students in the senior section take a varied three-year curriculum before selecting eight to 11 subjects for study at the GCSE level. Pupils may not proceed to the Sixth Form A-level courses until they have passed the GCE O-, AS- or A-level exams. Extracurricular pursuits consist of cultural activities, athletics, and community service opportunities at hospitals, orphanages and other sites.

General Information

Academic OrientationCollege Prep, General Academic
Grade RangeDay — Coed Grades PS-12
Coed, Boys, or GirlsCoed
Full Address28 Gregory's Rd, Colombo, 7 Sri Lanka
Other Locations175 Paranagantota Rd, Mawilmada, Kandy
Year Established1982
Legal StatusInc
Religious Affiliation(None)
AdministratorAndrew Fowler-Watt
Total Enrollment1,400
Day Students1,400
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