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Number on Roll 1859
Pre-school 162
Kindergarten 357
Primary 376
Middle School 338
Upper School 612
Special Needs Unit 14

Number by Religion

Christian Buddhist Hindu Islam Other
929 640 164 125 1
50% 34% 9% 7%

Number by Race

Sinhala Tamil Muslim Burgher Other
1275 388 122 43 31
69% 21% 6% 2% 2%

Number by Medium

Sinhala Medium Tamil Medium Bilingual English (Local & London A/L)
617 135 735 372
33% 7% 40% 20%

Number of Boarders

05 Ladies’ College students
04 Teachers of Ladies’ College


Staff Full Time Part Time
Management 2
Academic 134 49
Non Academic 27 1
Trainers – Extra curricular  52
Support Staff 40

The following staff members were recruited during the term.

1. Dilan Darshana
2. RanasingheArachchilageAnusha
3. Tharini Kotagama
4. Manil Fernando
5. Sabrina Clark
6. Hasinee CKurukulasuriya
7. Thasneem Faizer
8. Nicole Perera
9. Ruwani Wickramaratna
10. Anoja Herat
11. Ashanti Ehelepola

Maternity Leave

Padmi Ratnayake
Sithumini Proboda

Staff Left

Rajini Wickramanayake
Zuharar Razak
Yesther Samuel
Jayanthi Selvanayagam
Chitrani De Mel
Chandrika Meepagala
Dilrukshi Beliketimulla
Sharon Reeves
Shehani Anthony
Sabrina Clark
Priyange Ukwatte


Oct 12th & 13th

The Vice Principal attended the “Growing Global Education Now” international
Conference held for educators in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The main themes at this
conference were :–
– What education systems worldwide need to do to prepare today’s learners for
tomorrow’s world.
– How education needs to be a dynamic experience and policy-makers, senior
school leaders, teachers, students, parents and entrepreneurs can overcome
obstacles to this.
– How to build firm foundations for progression and how schools can equip students with more than just a qualification.
In addition to the organized sessions, this was an opportunity to network with other educators from around the world.

Nov 17

The Principal and the Vice Principal attended the International Conference for Heads of Schools on ‘Global Citizens in the Making” at the Jetwing Blue Hotel, Negombo hosted by the Association of the Premier International Schools of Sri Lanka. Reputed global educationists delivered key note speeches and informative presentations as a part of the agenda.

NURSERY & KG (Grades 1 – 3)

Sep 20               KG Book Day – ‘Animal Heroes’.

Oct 12              KG Swimming Meet.

Oct 19              Grade 1 class trip to Dehiwela Zoo.

Oct 23              Grade 2 class trip to Ape Gama, Battaramulla.

Grade 3 class trip to the Puppet Museum, Dehiwela and the Ratmalana Airport.

Nov 16              Nursery Concert – “Earth Day”.

Nov 27              Nursery and KG Nativity Service.

Nov 29              Nursery and KG Christmas Party.

PRIMARY (GRADE 4 – 6)  & Middle School (GRADE 7 – 9)

Oct 10              Students of Grade 7 presented “Animal Heroes” at assembly.

Nov 29              Primary Nativity Service

Upper School

Oct 8                Students of Grade 13 Commerce visited the Money Museum, Central Bank.

Oct 11               Ladies’ College ‘A’ team was placed 2nd at the General Knowledge Quiz organized by S. Thomas’ College Mount Lavinia.

Nov 10              Sahani De Silva won the 1st Episode of Brain Busters with SLIIT Quiz programme on TV1. The contestants were Ladies’ College, Vidyaratha College, Kandy and Dharmashoka College, Ambalangoda and these contestants were selected from over 1000 school students from preliminary rounds held island-wide.

Nov 17              Yenuli Fernando won a Bronze medal at the Sri Lanka Junior Science Olympiad Competition organized by the Institute of Physics

Nov                   ChirasthiAmarasinghe won a Gold medal and LakmiPeiriswas awarded a merit award at the National Statistics Olympiad Competition organized by the Institute of Applied Statistics.


Oct 10              A skit was performed by the students of the unit at assembly.

Social Outreach Programmes

Sep 11              Students of Grade 7H visited the Ebenezer Gardens Children’s Home, Mount Lavinia.

Sep 12              Students of Grade 10L visited the Lawris Children’s Development Centre in Borella.

Sep 21              Students of Grade 11L visited the Grace Perera Elders’ Home, Dehiwela.

Sep 28              Students of Grade 11P visited the Lawris Children’s Home in Borella.

Oct 17              Students of Grade 12 Science visited the Shanthi Elders’ Home, Colombo 3.

Oct 18              Students of Grade 7L & 9H visited Parakramabahu Vidyalaya, Narahenpita.

Oct 23              Students of Grade 7P visited the St. Margaret’s Convent, Polwatte, Colombo 3.

Oct 26              Students of Grade 10H visited the Children’s Ward of the Cancer Hospital, Maharagama.

Oct 30              Students of Grade 13 (Lon A/L Science) visited the grace Perera Elder’ Home, Pamankada.

Nov 14              Students of Grade 10P visited the Jayanthi Children’s Home, Colombo 8.

Nov 15              Students of Grade 9P visited the Methodist Elders’ Home in Wellawatte.

Nov 16              Members of the Islamic Society visited the Al-Iqblal BalikaMahaVidayalaya.

Nov 19              Students of Grade 8H visited a Children’s Home in Kirulapone.

Students of Grade 12 (Commerce) visited the Parakramabahu MahaVidyalaya, Narahenpita.

Nov                  The four religious societies donated stationery to the children in the prison and dry rations for the school support staff.


Student Christian Movement

Sep 12              Members presented “Art & Design through faith” at assembly.

Oct 23rd           Inter SCM Day was held on the theme‘IGNITE’ which is symbolic of Jesus being the light of the world with 7 schools participating. It was concluded with a celebration of Gospel music in the chapel.

Buddhist Society

Sep19               Members presented “Art & Design through faith” at assembly.

Nov 26              The members organized a Bodhi Pooja for the Buddhist students of Grade 11 who were sitting for the GCE O/L Examination.

Hindu Society

Oct 16              “Navarathri” celebration was held in the school hall.

Oct 3                Members presented “Art & Design through faith” at assembly.

Islamic Society

Sep 26              Members presented “Art & Design through faith” at assembly.


Sep 7                The Intermediate (English) Choir participated at the Choir Concert organized by the S. Thomas’ Preparatory School.

Dec 1                The Sinhala Choir was invited to participate in the Carol Service organized by the YMCA Colombo.

English Debating Society

Sep 28-30         The 15th Lilian Nixon Debating Tournament was held successfully with 20 schools participating.

Nov 30              English Debating Society Fundraiser.

Tamil Literary Society

The A Team emerged champions in Debating at the Tamil Day Competitions organized by Hindu College

Tamil Debating Society

Ladies College team was adjudged‘Champions’ in the Debating Competition organized by the Hindu College Colombo.

Little Friends & Girl Guides

Shanaya Weerasekarawas awarded the President’s Guides Award 2017 at the National Awards Ceremony held this year.

Nishnika Gomes, Shayala Jayawardena, Anjali Rodrigo, Anjela Foreman and Vinoka Pedris were awarded the President’s Guides award.

Photography Society

Oct 17              Members presented “Iphoneography” at assembly.

Commerce Society

Oct 20              Members organized a ‘Commerce Day’ in school with participation of many schools.

MUN Club

Oct 19th            Backstreet 2018 –A Fundraiser was organized by the members.

Oct 25               UN Day

Sri Lanka Unites Club

Nov 28              Members presented “Diversity, Equality and Unity” at assembly.

Art and Design Club

Nov                  The Art and Design Club of Ladies’ College was placed second at a Community Service Design Project Competition organized by the Academy of Design, Colombo.


Aug-Sep           Four Ladies College students visited and studied at Gymnasium Isernhagen School in Hanover, Germany on the Student Exchange Programme this year as well.

Sep 26-29         Kiara Guruge (U-20) and ShenayaSiriwardena (U-15) represented the country at the 25th Asian Junior Individual Squash Championship held in Chennai. Kiara Gurugewas ranked number 2 in Sri Lanka in her age category.

Nov 8-18           Tarini de Silva was selected by the Yachting Association of SL to represent the country at the International Sailing Regatta in Myanmar.

Dec 13-15         Thirandi De Silva represented Sri Lanka in Scrabble at the WESPA Youth Cup held in Dubai.

Dec 14-16         Reiha Wimalasekere was selected by the Debaters Council to represent Sri Lanka at the Asian Schools BP Debate held in Thailand.



June 19-22        Kiyasha Kurukulasuriya (U-14) and Sarisha Gunasekera were placed 1st in Shot Put and established new meet records and Rheanna David was placed 2nd in Shot Put and broke a previous record at the Western Province Athletic meet.

June 34-26        The U-16 team was placed 1st in the 4 x 200m relay and established a new meet record at the All Island Athletic Relay Championship.

Oct 1-5             At the All Island Schools Athletic Championships Kiyasha Kurukulasuriya (U-14) and Sarisha Gunasekera were placed 1st in Shot Put establishing two new meet records of 10.05m and 13.00m respectively.  Rheanna David was placed 2nd in Shot Put and Discus breaking the previous record of Shot Put (12.23m).

Swimming & Diving

June                 The U-10 team emerged the Girls Champions at the Intermediate Age Group Swimming Championships.

June 6-8           Hiruni Dias (U-11) was placed 3rd in 1m Spring Board at the All Island Age Group Swimming and Diving Championship

September        The swimmers were placed 1st, 2ndor3rdin their respective event.  At the All Island School Games Swimming Meet, the U-20 team was placed 1st in the 4x50m Medley Relay and the U-18 team was placed 3rd in the 4x50m Free Style Relay.

Water Polo

Oct 12              LC/VV Water Polo Encounter was held at Sugathadasa Stadium. Ladies’ College won the                 encounter.

Nov 12              LC team was Champions at the SL Schools Water Polo Championships.


Dec 17-24         Sareesha Mapagunaratne represented the Sri Lanka Schools Basketball Girls’ Team at the Senior Nationals Basketball Championship.


Sep 16-18         The U-18 team were placed 2nd at the All Island Netball Tournament for the first time in the history of Ladies’ College.  The team comprised of Sarisha Gunasekera, Nuwanagi Gunawardane, Bimaya Ratnayake, Sulani De Silva, Ovidini Daluwatte, Anika Seneviratne, Raisah Noorhamith, Ganya Senanayake, Aanya Perera, Nimna Wickramasinghe, Dilumi Hemasinghe, Subhavi Perera.


July 2-3             The U-17 team emerged champions at the National Schools Games – Tennis Tournament.

Sep 25-26         The U-20 team emerged champions at the National Schools Games – Tennis Tournament. Sathi Silva was adjudged the Best Player of the Tournament.

Sep 28-30         The U-11 team was placed2ndat the Inter School Tennis Tournament.

Dec 8-10           The U-12 and U-14 teams were placed 3rd at the Junior Team All Island Inter Schools Championship.

Table Tennis

Sep 15-17         The U-17 team were emerged champions at the All Island Table Tennis School Games.

Oct 21              U-16 team ‘A’ & ‘B’ teams emerged champions in the ‘A’ & ‘B’ divisions respectively at the All Island U-16/10 Inter School Table Tennis Team Championships.


Sep 28              The U-15 team was adjudged ‘Silver Stars’ and the members were awarded certificates of merit at the U-15 All Island Tournament.

Sep 29              LC/BC Hockey Encounter was held at Astro Turf, Colombo and Ladies’ College won the encounter.

Sep                  Ladies’ College team was ranked within the top 8 Hockey teams in the country at the Sri Lanka Schools U-16 Hockey Tournament

Kiara Benhanin, Nishara Karunathilake, Nayali Karunaratne, Katelyn Delile & Rehara De Silva (reserve) were selected to represent the Colombo Schools Girls Team at the U-20 Inter District Combined Schools Hockey Tournament



Sep 15              The U-14 teams were placed first in Sculls and Doubles and U-18 team was place first in Mixed 4+ at the South West Monsoon Regatta.

Sep 21-23         Rowers performed very well at the National Schools Regatta. The U-14, U-16 and U-18 teams emerged winner at the regatta.

Oct 6                Ladies’ College vs. Musaeus College Regatta was held at the Colombo Rowing Club.  Musaeus won the regatta.


Nov 3                AnaishaChoksy (U-14) was adjudged the Champion at the National Youth Rapid Chess Championship.


Oct 13              Theundermentionedgirls won the following placesaccording to their relevant age, belt and weight categories.Katia De Silva and Raeha Variawere placed 2nd & Upeja Dharmapala and Mahita Dissanayake were place 3rdin Kumite at the SL National Karate Championship Sub Juniors U-13.


Oct 26-28          Nadeesha Fernando (U-17) and Amrita Dumbukola (U-20) were placed 1stand Leah Ramchandani (U-20) was placed 2nd in the 30m event at the 1st Open Archery Championship

Rifle Shooting

In considering the performances during the years 2017 / 2018, Nileka De Silva, Tia Latiff, Tharaka De Silva were awarded Sri Lanka Schools Shooting Sports Colours by the Technical Committee of the Sri Lanka Schools Shooting Sports Association.


Sep 8                LC Walk – ‘Route 66’was held in order to raise funds for the Performing Arts Building. All stakeholders came in their numbers to form a colourful parade of red and white.  The day’s programme ended with a mini fair in the back garden.

Sep 19              Motivational Talk for the Hockey, Rowing and Water Polo Teams followed by dinner organized by the Old Girl Association.

Sep 21& 22       Students of the upper school showcased their talents in the performing arts.The musical ‘Prince of Egypt’ went on board for two days with all the tickets sold out.

Sep 24              Tamil Daywas held on the theme ‘Women in Tamil Literature’.

Sep 28              ‘Mozzafiato’ a Combined Orchestra Concertwas held with the participation of the students of Gateway College and Ananda College.

Oct 1                Children’s Day Programme – It was a fun filled day with a variety of activities organized by the Prefects and the members of the clubs & societies.

Oct 4                Pineapple Trophy (Home Economics) Competition was held.  Prior to this competition, a visit was arranged to the Cinnamon Grand Hotel to observe and study the operation of the kitchen and to give an opportunity to learn and cook with the chef.

Oct 11              Cartoon Competition.

Oct 13              Prefects Day.

Oct 15              Photographic Exhibition.

Oct 19              Sinhala Day held on the theme ‘Subhasa’ which depicted the proper use of the Sinhala


Oct 25              Inter House Science Quiz.

Oct 26              A seminar on Digital Cocaine was conducted by the internationally reputed speaker Mr. Brad Huddleston on the ill effects of digital usage among school children and to equip them with adequate knowledge on dealing with the issue and its consequences.

Oct 26              Blessing of Grade 11 students.

Dec 3                Prize Giving.

Dec 4                Carol Service.


– Refurbishment of London A/L block with the balcony  being converted to an outdoor study area.

– Rubber carpeting of nursery play area.


Oct 5               Open Day – Primary & Upper School

Oct 8               Open Day – KG & Middle School

Oct 25             Open Day – Nursery

Nov 23            Open Day – Grades 4 to 13 Local AL

Nov 27            Open Day – Grades 12 & 13 British AL and BTEC

P.T.A. Committee meetings were held once a month, presided by the Principal.

LC Institute of professional studies 

Sep                  Commenced English courses for the Sri Lanka Navy & DFCC Bank.

Nov                  Commenced an English course for Next Sourcing Company

Dec                  Conducted the Christmas Workshop for Kids                                       


Grade 12 (London)        –           3

Grade 12 (BTEC)           –           2

Mrs. EeshaSpeldewinde
(January 22, 2019)

Office Phone: 0112575469

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