Vidura College - Colombo is a pioneering private National school guided by the Buddhist Philosophy teaching the National Curriculum in the English medium to take up examinations conducted by the Department of Examinations, under the Ministry of Education, Sri Lanka.

We are happy to announce that our GRADE 5 section now located at #279/1, Hokandara Rd, Hokandara-South, CO 10118.
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ADMISSIONS: 2015 - Vidura College - Colombo
National School in English Medium
Nursery School and Grade 1
Application forms for the academic year 2015 will be issued from 02nd September 2014, on weekdays, between 9.00a.m. to 2.30p.m.
* Feel free to contact the Offce of Admission with further enquires - Tel: 0112 884 560 (Hotline 0772-874560)
ADMISSIONS: 2015 - Vajira College
Primary School in Sinhala Medium
Grades 1 - 5
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Vajira College is a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) project of Vidura College which follows the local syllabus in Sinhala medium (Grade 1-5). After completeing Grade 5, students can get admitted to Vidura to continue their studies in English medium (Grade 6 - A/L).

CAREERS: Moving Forward with Vidura
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In the News
Cricket Prodigy Diniru Drives Straight into Colombo North Team
(July 2014)

Diniru Wijesinghe, a promising cricketer from Vidura College Nawala, has suitably impressed cricket selectors with his performances to be picked to represent the Colombo North Zonal team.

Diniru is the skipper of the Vidura College Under 13 cricket team and has made his school proud with his achievements. He is an excellent cricketer equally capable in all three departments of the game.

“This youngster started his cricket career in 2011 with a lot of eagerness. He was brought up in cricket under the watchful eyes of Rumesh Perera, Milan Hettiarachchi and Romesh Jayasinghe. He had more dedication for a youngster and did a lot of training to perfect his trade. I’m sure he will have a bright future cricket,” noted Upali De Silva, the Sports Manager of Vidura College, who is also a former stalwart in cricket.

As a right-handed batsman, Diniru has scored over 1000 runs in the concluded season while capturing over 50 wickets as a right-arm fast bowler. At a tournament played in Galle, Diniru impressed against experienced sides such as Richmond College, Mahinda College and the Galle Cricket Academy, which indicated his capabilities as a versatile cricketer. Diniru is now fully focused on the upcoming tournament and wishes to make great strides, aiming for a better future in cricket.  
 
Talented Akith Destined for Great Heights
(July 2014)

Akith Wijesundara, a blossoming sportsman from Vidura College, Colombo, is making his presence felt in the fields of athletics and cricket with equal strength. In cricket Akith is a versatile all rounder and has proved his worth by helping the Under -11 and Under - 13 teams of Vidura College win encounters.

He also displayed his capabilities in the fields of track and field. His interest in athletics first came out during the Vidrua Inter-House Athletic Meet, where he competed in the Under 9 category, five years ago. He went on to compete at different age groups at the school level, before reaching the Nugegoda Schools Circuit and Zonal Athletics Meets for quite a few seasons.

All these days Akith mastered his skills as a long jumper and by now he has managed to reach the next level which is the Provincial Athletic Championship. At present he competes in the Under-13 age category and looks set to become a national champion.

 
Inter House Basketball Tournament U15 Boys
(June 2014)

The Inter house Basketball tournament was played at the College Campus Basketball courts, Thalawatugoda on 5th June, 2014. It was a keenly contested one among the 4 college houses; Emerald, Topaz, Sapphire and Ruby. The tournament was targeted to choose talented players to represent at college at the upcoming inter-school quadrangular Basketball tournament organized by Vidura College - Colombo.

Winner: Topaz House, 1st Runner up: Ruby House, 3rd Place: Emerald House

Special Awards: Best All-rounder: Dinith Rajapakshe (Topaz), Best Shooter: Janith Lokugamage (Emerald), Best Upcoming Player: Manith Wijetunga (Ruby) Most Popular Player: Yasindu Mahawalage (Ruby)

Tournament was organized by Mr. Upali de Silva (Sports Coordinator - Upper School), Teachers in-charge: Ms. Lakshika Sandamali & Mr. Kithsiri de Silva, Coach: Mr. Shakila Wijesinghe (SLAF)

 
Vidura vs Royal: The Annual Basketball Tournament
(June 2014)

The game was played at Royal College Basketball courts at Colombo in a very competitive manner. This year the game was hosted by Royal College. The game was played in front of a large gathering of Basketball players of both Schools especially the young ones. The game consisted of four half’s and all four half’s both schools shared honours. At halftime Royal dominated but Vidura fought back and took the lead. But Royal ended up in an exciting nail biting finish which goes in their favour with the score of 46-44 at the final whistle.

A trophy gifted by Vidura College was presented to the captain of Royal College and certificates were awarded to both teams.

Special Awards: Royal College - Best All-rounder: Seran Deeraka, Best Upcoming Player: Ravindu Lakshan, Best Shooter: Heshan Hansaka.

Vidura College - Best All-rounder: Dineth Rajapakshe, Best Upcoming Player: Deshan Perera, Best Shooter: Janitha Lokugamage

Tournament was organized by Mr. Lal Indrakumar, Master in-charge of Basketball at Royal College and Mr. Upali de Silva, Sports Coordinator at Vidura College.

 
Vidura College Excels at the G.C.E (O/L) Examination 2013
(April 2014)

In the G C E (O/L) examination held in December 2013, 177 Nos Vidura students sat and 13 students had obtained A passes for all 9 subjects. 25 students obtained 8 A passes and 35 students obtained 7 A passes.

The Principal and the staff congratulate all those who were successful. The Chairman and the Board of Directors wish to extend their heartfelt gratitude to the Principal and the academic staff for the excellent results achieved by our students.