The Principal’s Message

The Principal’s Message

Mr. T L Dayashantha

As the principal of the St. Thomas’ College – Matara, with a distinguished history spanning over 175 years, I am honored to be a part of a legacy that has shaped countless young minds and contributed significantly to our nation and beyond.

St. Thomas’ College, Matara was founded on March 9, 1844, stands as a beacon of educational excellence in the Southern Province. Our school has nurtured numerous distinguished individuals who have made significant contributions to various fields.

Our vision is to cultivate great Thomians who will make meaningful contributions to the country and the world. We are committed to provide an equitable learning environment where every child can thrive, develop their talents, and gain the confidence needed to excel in their future endeavors. Our mission is to prepare students with the knowledge, attitudes, and skills necessary to meet the challenges of the modern world.

Our advancements in the IT department have been remarkable, and I believe this website will serve as a vital platform for the exchange of information. I invite all communities to engage actively with this resource to further the development of our school.

Let us all work together to continue the proud legacy of St. Thomas’ College, Matara, and make our school a place where future leaders are nurtured and developed.

T. L. Dayashantha
The Principal,
St. Thomas’ College, Matara