• Walisinghe Harischandra College, Anuradhapura
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Established Date

7 September 1955


Jayanthi Mawatha, Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka


Producing leaders with full of competencies.


Creating leaders with knowledge, positive attitudes, skills, interpersonal relationships, valuable practices and leadership qualities who can triumph the challenges and to provide required assistance to the principal, the teachers and the parents in efficient school management and in monitoring the students.


Walisinghe Harischandra Maha Vidyalaya is situated at the heart of the ancient capital city of Anuradhapura, in the division of Nuwaragam Palatha – East. It belongs to the Anuradhapura education zone in the North Central Province.

The school was established on 7th September in 1955 with the name of late Walisinghe Harischandra, one of the most eminent leading character in Sri Lankan history. The leadership of Mr.Jayathilaka guided 3 teachers to support around 42 students to reach their goals with hardships in a single building.

At present Mr.D.Ranasinghe the principal of the school steers this demanding school consisting a staff of 205 teachers from all the roots of education. The student population has reached the number 5647 providing the school to be one of the most popular and the biggest school that belongs to the Provincial Department of Education for both boys and girls. The school is blessed with all streams of Education at recent times, such as Science, Commerce, Arts, and Technology.

The school also provides a great variety for the students in many languages, English, Korean, Hindi, French, Japanese, German and Chinese. It has nourished the students with knowledge, skills, attitudes and competencies for their future life.


බන්දා දාගැබ් පූජනීය වූ

ශ්‍රී ලංකා දෙරණේ

හෙළ නර විරුවන් විස්කම් දැක්වු

රජරට රජ දහනේ…..

කිතුමුතු හර පළදා වැජඹේ අප විදුහල් මාතා


ඔබ ගුණ අගයන යහගුණ වපුරන

වලිසිහ නම දැරුවෝ

යන යන හැමතැන

ඔබෙ නම දිදුලන

අපි වෙමු ඔබෙ දරුවෝ


බන්දා දාගැබ් පූජනීය වූ

ශ්‍රී ලංකා දෙරණේ

හෙළ නර විරුවන් විස්කම් දැක්වු

රජරට රජ දහනේ


ගුණදම් වඩවන

විදුඇස පුබුදන

සිප්සත දෙන නිබදේ

හරිශ්චන්ද්‍ර මහ විදුහල් නාමෙට

අපගේ සිරස නැමේ……..//

Societies and Activities

Philately Club
Media Unit
Language Unit
ICT Unit
Art Unit
Environment Society
Home Science
Western Band
Dancing Unit
Drama Unit
Music Unit

Available Facilities
Open hours today: 7:30 AM - 1:30 PM
  • Monday

    7:30 AM - 1:30 PM

  • Tuesday

    7:30 AM - 1:30 PM

  • Wednesday

    7:30 AM - 1:30 PM

  • Thursday

    7:30 AM - 1:30 PM

  • Friday

    7:30 AM - 1:30 PM

  • Saturday


  • Sunday


  • May 18, 2022 2:43 AM local time

Contact Details
  • Walisinghe Harischandra College, Jayanthi Mawatha Anuradhapura, 5000
  • +94252235451
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