Good Shepherd Convent (Colombo)

Good Shepherd Convent (Sinhala: යහපත් එඬේරාගේ කන්‍යාරාමය, කොළඹ) a semi-government Catholic girls' school located at No. 6 on Bonjean Rd in Kotahena in Colombo District, Sri Lanka.

Established on 1 May 1869, the school began functioning with just 8 students and Sister Mary of the Seven Dolours Joly was the first principal (Welandawe & Weerasinghe, 2016). The site of the school chapel was blessed on 21 June 1869 and its construction works were left in the hands of Father Stanislaus Tabarrani (Welandawe & Weerasinghe, 2016).

At present, the school has common facilities such as classrooms, an auditorium, libraries, ICT and science laboratories, basketball and netball courts, and gyms. Classes are conducted for girl students from grade 1 to grade 13

1) Welandawe, H., Weerasinghe, J., 2016. Urban Heritage in the Western Region Megapolis Planning Project. p.108.
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This page was last updated on 11 September 2022
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