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Celebrating 105 Glorious Years of Excellence!

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Proud achievements

The undying legacy continues

The Undying Legacy Continues as Bandaranayake College Eastern Cadet Band becomes the champions in the P.W. Jayathilake Bandara Trophy, and Bandaranayake College Western Cadet becomes runners-up in the Major General T.I. Weerathunga Trophy 🎷

School Motto

"Vidvan Sarvathra Pujyathe"
"විද්වාත් සර්වත්‍ර පූජ්‍යතේ"
("Scholar is always honored")

Bandaranayake College Gampaha (Sinhala: බණ්ඩාරනායක විද්‍යාලය ගම්පහ) is the Premier Buddhist boys' school in Gampaha, and One of the Leading boys' School in the Island, founded on 18 September 1918. The school has a student population exceeding 5,000. Charles Samarasooriya was the first principal of the school. In 1949, the school was established as the Henarathgoda Senior Secondary School, and then it was established as the Henarathgoda Secondary English School at its present location. 

When the school was established current location, Jinadasa Munasingha was the principal. In 1993, this school promoted as a First Grade School. It had been a mixed school upto 1985. On 25 May 1993, the school was advanced to the National Level as Bandaranayake College.

Giving out Students with a great Personality in to the world, who can succeed in future challenges While protecting the Social Values.

Endowment of an inspiring to younger generation fortified with morals, virtues and intelligence in order to create a spiritually fertile society.

Present Principal


Welcoming Our Visionary Leader

let's begin the next chapter!
A new author; for a new chapter, of the forever-written Bandaranayake story.
We warmly welcome our 28th Principal, Mr. Kasun Gunarathne to the Mother Bandaranayake.

Retired Principal


Farewell of the legend

6 short years...but an everlasting impact!
Here's but a fraction of our heartfelt gratitude for everything you gave us but we couldnt give back.
We extend our sincere wishes for a future with abundant success and profound happiness !


Prestige of a Legendary 105 Years Thriving The Peaks of Success

Over 105 years of Uninterrupted Legacy