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Message from the Principal
Mr. U.D.S. Wickramarathna
About 172 years ago, St.Matthew’s College was established by the government to cater the educational need of the children of not only Dematagoda but also for the whole country.
It aims to bring together all ethnicities of Sinhalese, Tamils, Muslims and Burghers together in to one country cantering Colombo city and bringing peace and harmony to all the citizens.
The school has produced intellectuals, artists, administrators, sportsman and politicians to the motherland.
We strive to modernize the past and to create a better exemplary student generation.
By turning a new page at St Matthew’s College, academic and non-academic staff, students, school development society and the past pupils of the school are working together tirelessly to transform the school into a bright and one of the best school’s in Colombo city.
The prestigious events such as the annual walk, Commemorative stamp, felicitation ceremonies, annual concert etc… bring pride to the school. The objective of the of these programmer are to develop the good will of the school and its educational development and to create a disciplined society and citizens.
Dedication and commitment will push us to that end.