M. D. Gunasena International School, situated in the heart of Colombo and founded in the year 2000, provides a sound education, proffering both an education in the National Curriculum (English Medium), as well, as International (Cambridge) prospectus.
M. D. Gunasena International School is, steadfastly, following the footsteps of its parent company, M. D. Gunasena, determinedly, continuing its tradition and its labors are in consistency with their proclamation of teaching, ‘The Nation to Read’.
M. D. Gunasena International School has an Elementary Section, a Primary Section, a Lower Secondary Section and a Senior Section. In addition, it is well-resourced with contemporary Computer, Biology, Chemistry and Physics Laboratories, a Swimming Pool, an Auditorium, a library, Dancing, Music and Art rooms and a Sick Bay.
The school also tenders a caring environment where career guidance is provided and proficient counseling services are bequeathed and certified medical care is given to its students.
The school, further, proposes an extensive range of core and extra-curricular activities to its students, such as Athletics, Cricket, Chess, Football, Karate, Swimming, Dancing, Music, Art and Speech and Drama.
M. D. Gunasena International School propounds a low student to teacher ratio of 15:1 and in some instances, as low as 2:1 in the Advanced Level prospectuses.
Individual attention with complimentary, in-house support classes are extended to all its pupils. The syllabi are delivered by a team of industrious, competent teachers. M. D. Gunasena International School, moreover, has produced Edexcel, World Prize winners.
M. D. Gunasena international School, in addition, is an approved Centre for the British Council, Cambridge and Edexcel ICT Practical Examinations, held in the month of May, every year. Furthermore, it is an endorsed Centre for the Institute of Western Music and Speech (IWMS) Examinations.
The School provides adolescents with the opportunity to develop their individual skills while enhancing interactive qualities and group dynamics in them. Special emphasis is placed on the development of sensorial, tactile, mathematical and language skills. During the formative years, the important philosophy of self-discipline and self-motivation is inculcated in students. Besides, M. D. Gunasena International School strongly believes that, an education with an avid focus on Human Values and the increasing need to foster an individual’s social obligation, is its duty when providing a sound, whole education. Likewise, human qualities of compassion, understanding and love are developed through numerous hands-on, Social and Community Service projects that are conducted throughout the academic year. Such projects, are carefully designed by a team of professionals, with the guidance of a counsellor, to maximize the benefit to the child’s development and expand its value to society.