Producing of expertise citizens with total personality that suits the current working world,
Being dedicated to bestow a generation with full of creativity. competence pride and intelligence to the socity so as to confront with future challenges utilizing the available physical and human resources with consummate level,
Anuradhapura Central College which is considered as the heart of Anuradhapura is situated in Anuradhapura, the capital city of North Central Province, Sri Lanka. It was established on 21 July 1947 under the initiative of Mr. R.L.N. de. Zoyza in Rathmale area where the Rathmale Tissa Vidyalaya is situated today. It was established on 21 July 1947 under the concept of free education by Dr. C. W. W. Kannangara the Minister of Education at that time. It is among the first 34 Central Colleges. Mr. R L N de Zoysa was the first principal and there were only 7 teachers and 20 students in the school. Later it has been shifted to the present place. The school has been promoted to a National School in 1993 at the era of the ex-principal Mr. E R Erathna. During its long journey, it has surpassed other leading schools in Sri Lanka and has acquired a prominent place in the education field. Today it has become the most prominent school in North Central Province, Sri Lanka. It has shown its excellence in both academic and co-curricular activities. Mr. H.M. Abeykoon is the contemporary pioneer of the college and is supported by a staff of 190 teachers who guide student population of 4000. This great academic centre has contributed to the nation by producing great people in many fields such as law, politics, education, administration, mass-media and in many entertainment fields.
Qualifying Kasun Weeranga for under 19 National cricket team
- Placing second runners-up by recording 6.83m from the long jump event in all island inter school athletic meet 2013 Under 19 boys by RavinduSomarathne
- Placing second runners-up in long jump and 1st place in high jump Under 19 by ChamikaSandaruwan in Sir John Tarbet Junior School Athletic Tournament 2013
- Qualifying Kasun Weeranga for under 19 National cricket squad
Gained the Second place from shield competition 2013 which held by the Sri Lanka Schools’ Handball Association
2013 All Island Schools Sports Meet:
Under 19 Boys Long Jump 3rd Place
2013 – Kavindu Lakshitha, Best performance in whole island Drama competition.
Drama – “Bada Thadi Mamage Pang Bekariya”
2012 – Pamoda Sachindri, Best Performance in Whole Island Drama Competition.
Drama:-“Binui Pusai Karamal Pudimai” Sanjana Nikeshi, Best performance. Trained By:- Mrs.L.M. Nayana Kumari
2010 – All island Drama competition senior section first place “ Pata Deke Chitrayak”
Training- Mrs. Nisansala sanjeewani 2009 – 1st place for music in “Deshabhimani Vannam Dance”
2006 – 1st place for the drama “Sidadiye Iskole” with five National Awards
Award for Best Music – Mrs.M.K.C.Indrasili
2014 – 2nd place in Whole Island
2013 – 1st place in Old Hindi Film Songs (Vocal)
2011 – 3rd place in Old Hindi Film Songs (Vocal)
o 1st place Esraj Solo (Instrument) – H.M.Sandali Herath
2007 -1st place in “Se gee” (Mix)
o 1st place in Flute Solo (Instrument) – Dhanuka Jayasooriya
o 2nd place “Vanga gee” Group (Vocal)
o 1st place in whole island Swarnabimani Eastern band competition.
2006 – 3rd place in whole Island “Nawa Nirmana Gayana”(Group) Music Competition.
Composer:- Mrs.L.M. Nayana Kumari
2005 – 1st place in “Nurthi/Nadagam” Solo (Vocal) – Kalana Madubhasha
2003 – 3rd Place in Whole Island “Parisara Geetha” competition which was held in accord to the World Environmental Day.