MESSAGE FROM THE DIRECTOR……………………………….

St. Peter’s College, Colombo 04, Gampaha Branch, is a Branch School of St. Peter’s College, Colombo 04. It is a leading Catholic school in the Gampaha District. It derives its meaning, purpose and inspiration from the vision of Catholic education i.e. integral education. We give prime importance to education while emphasizing within a disciplined environment, sports, co-curricular activities and extra-curricular activities. We strive to create a teaching, learning culture that’s based on the principles of education.

 

At St. Peter’s College, Colombo 04, Gampaha Branch, the focus of education is to integrate the Head, Heart and Hand. The modus operandi is to develop the cognitive skills, affective skills and the psycho-motor skills of the child. This integral approach in education permeates all activities conducted in the school. The aim is to produce a total integral human person who will be a productive citizen and an asset to the society.

 

We also promote value based education through various relevant, contextual teaching and learning strategies and methods in order to inculcate sound values in the students. The effort is to make education effective, meaningful, concrete and an existential experience. The purpose is to develop strong moral and ethical values that will lay a solid foundation for the child which will support him in later life.

 

We believe in constantly updating our education system and approach in keeping with the latest developments in the field of education. We monitor and evaluate continuously the teaching, learning activity. We give prime importance to the ongoing learning and ongoing formation of our teachers. We are strongly convinced that we can only give what we have. Therefore we have developed mechanisms that will help our teachers interiorize and personalize the vision and mission of St. Peter’s College, Colombo 04, Gampaha Branch.

 

St. Peter’s College, Colombo 04, Gampaha Branch is primarily a Catholic educational institute. Thus the spiritual formation of the teachers as well as the students are considered as an important objective. Experience have proved us the value of a strong spirituality and how it helps individuals cope life situations and achieve goals. Therefore we make every effort to create a spiritual environment within the school.

 

I take this opportunity to sincerely thank Rev. Fr. Trevor Martin, the Rector of St. Peter’s College, Colombo o4 who provides inspirational leadership to the entire Peterite family so that St. Peter’s College becomes a ‘School of Par-Excellence’. I am grateful to my brother Priests for supporting me in our collective journey in realizing the aims and objectives of integral education.

 

Let me also express my gratitude to Rev. Fr. Prageeth Dilshan the Priest in charge of the Primary, Mr.Mathew Bernard The Vice Principal, the members of the Tutorial Staff, the Non-Academic Staff, the Old Boys, the parents, the well wishers, the benefactors, the sponsors and the entire student Body for being a tower of strength in our journey towards being the Best school in Gampaha District.

May the God Our Loving Father bless you abundantly, Mary Our Blessed Mother protect you and St. Peter Our Patron Saint guide you in all what you do.

 

‘Virtue et Veritas’

‘God bless you’

 

REV. FR. LAKMIN PRASANGA SILVA

DIRECTOR / PRINCIPAL.

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