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Our school began under the name of "Buddhist Girls' College" in a house called "The Firs" at Turret Road, Colombo, Sri Lanka. It was moved to its present premises at Vajira Road on the 21st of November 1927 and named "Visakha Vidyalaya" by Lady Herbert Stanley, the wife of the then Governor of Ceylon. From humble beginnings, Visakha Vidyalaya has risen to the position of the most sought after school for girls in Sri Lanka. Furthermore, it is the only girls' school identified amongst the first National Schools in the Island.

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Visakha Vidyalaya won the most number of colours and was adjudged the Most Victorious School in 2013 at the Milo Sri Lanka Schools Colours Award...

Four sportswomen from Visakha Vidyalaya, Colombo will participate in the 20th Commonwealth Games which will be held in Glasgow, Scotland....

The Visakha Vidyalaya Old Girls’ Association made a donation to the Children’s Heart Center of Lady Ridgeway Hospital, Colombo on the...

30-05-2014Colombo District - Milo Netball Tournament ChampionUnder-18Under-14 3rd PlaceUnder-16  2014-5-11 - 13All Island Under-19 Badminton...

Extracted from The Island, May 24, 2014 By Charmaine De Silva Every once in a while, something extraordinary happens and if the fates are kind, one...