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Welcome to Southlands College

Southlands College Galle, a premier girls’ school in Southern Province was started in 1885 by the Methodist Mission with a small group of 51 children in two large down-stair rooms in a house in Fort, Galle. In accordance withthe Educational Policy of the British prevailing  during the latter part of the 19th century. The first Principal was Ms. Lucy Vanderstraten. The intention of the Mission was to promote English education in Southern Sri Lanka and the school was originally known as Girls High School, Galle.

The success of an institution depends on the quality & ability of it’s leadership. Southlands College was fortunate to have a series of leaders in the form of Principals who have done outstanding services during past 132 years. Among them Miss. Edith Ridge & Mrs. Daniel are considered as two past principals with great personalities of two different eras who have contributed yeoman service to our Alma Mater.

Today Southlands College shines as one of the foremost girls’ schools in Southern Sri Lanka serving in the field of education as well as sports very successfully over a span of 132 years. All Principals together with their capable teachers have put in an enormous effort and splendid services to educate and nourish the blooming buds of Southlanders and uplifting  the school in the academic realm as well as in many extracurricular fields.

Principal’s Message

As the principal I am happy to convey my heartiest wishes for the launching of a new website of Southlands College, Galle. I strongly believe that it will be much benefitted in favour of the achievements of the school. As one of the leading schools in Sri Lanka, Southlands College is gifted with many talented students in every sphere. I hope this website will be a reflection of all the remarkable endeavours of the school and glorious victories of the students for the betterment of their alma mater.

Thus all the past students, teachers and well-wishers would get ample opportunities to be informed about the school and its on-going educational and extracurricular activities. Not only that, this website will fulfil the essential need of the future generation who seeks information about the prestigious history of the school. And also I take this opportunity to express my willingness to lead the school towards the success day by day. Shadowing the school motto, ’Knit Together in Love and Service’’ I do hope you all will join  in my genuine efforts to cherish the future of the school.

                                                    Principal - Mrs. Sandya Irani Pathiranawasam

News & Highlights

Butterfly Pack Launch 2017

With the Sri Lanka Girl guides movement celebrates the glory of girl guides centenary with pride as one of the two schools started girl guiding in the island , Southlands today marked another historic and remarkable event in girl guiding. Read more...


 Multi Religious Ceremony 2017

A religious ceremony organized by the Southlands Girl Guides Company, blessing of all religions for the entire program of celebrations and those who actively participate in this proud tusk " CenGuiSo'17" was held successfully on 24th of January 2017 at Darmapala Park.  Read more...


Prize Distributions 2016

The senior and junior prize distributions were held on 26th and 28th November 2016 respectively at the auditorium of Southlands College. The chief guest of the senior prize distribution was Mr.Vajira Abeywardena Hon. Minister of Home Affairs while the special guest  Read more...


Cancer Hospital Almsgiving 2017

The Prefect Body of southlands College offered alms to the in-ward patients at karapitiya cancer hospital on 25th of January 2017. The Prefect Body of the college proved that they strengthen mother southlands...  Read more...


Sports Meet 2017

The annual sport meet of Southlands College was held on 14th February 2017, at 1.00 pm at the International cricket stadium. The chief gust was Mr. sunil Jayaweera, special advisor (sports & physical education), ... Read more...


Teachers’ Day 2016

Teachers’ Day was celebrated at southlands college on 6th October 2016.The Prefects Body appreciated three teachers Mrs.Champika de Silva,Mrs.W.M.Ranjani  and Mrs.Harisa Mohomed  by presenting them with their portraits for their continuous service to the school since 1990. Read more...

School Achievements

G.C.E Advance Level Exam 2016





All island inter school Drama and Dance competition 2016





All island inter school Music and Drama competition 2016





Asian junior Badminton Tournament held in Indonesia 2016





Athletic Championship 2016





Dancing Competition 2016


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