- SCHOOL PROFILE
- VISION STATEMENT
CAMBRIDGE SCHOOL OF COLOMBO
"Lead by a dedicated group of experienced leaders who is determined to think differently in educating children"
Cambridge School of Colombo, founded in 1999, owes its beginning to the selfless dedication of Mrs. K.Muthusamy & Mr.V.Muthusamy along with the first principal Mrs. Pamini Vetrichelvan. Established in 1999 with very meagre resources in a small building with one teacher and few pupils, the school has progressively grown in size and reputation over the years. Today, Cambridge School of Colombo has evolved into one of the most dynamic, progressive and forward-thinking academy, among all the international schools in Sri Lanka.Another milestone in the cycle of progress dawned in 2013, when the new building was opened with well-equipped e-learning center, a computer lab and spacious classrooms. The religious atmosphere and the cultural and educational standards maintained from its inception has earned for Cambridge a name recognized and respected by all, religions in Sri Lanka. Today the school has a strength of 920 students and 80 teachers. The directors, Mr.Pradeepkumar Muthusamy & Mrs.Hema Pradeepkumar look forward to provide a world class education and to shape up strong personalities for the future. The current principal Mrs.M.D.I.N .Sirwardena gives her fullest contribution to maintain the standards of the school. The school is divided in to pre-primary, primary and upper sections. Cambridge School of Colombo opens its doors to children at 2 ½ years, providing an opportunity for them to develop from Play Group up to ALs through various innovative teaching methods that are most up to date. In keeping with our strong academic tradition, we provide curricula to the highest academic standards. Cambridge School of Colombo looks for academic achievements and future promise of each of its student. So that, the school provides coaching classes for the students who need extra attention and conduct formative & summative assessments to check the students' progress from time to time. The special attention is given to the examination classes of both National & Edexcel curricula. They are privileged with holiday classes, weekly/mock exams and parent teacher interactions end of every exam. The management also conduct review meetings with teachers of examination classes to discuss the progress and take necessary actions to obtain good results. The teachers and the administrative staff have a well- structured system to conduct the classes effectively with a given schedule for each lesson. The syllabus not only depends on the text books, the teachers share knowledge from other sources too. The management also educate all the senior & junior teachers with effective teacher training programs to prepare the teachers for every challenge they will face in the modern education system. It helps them feel more confident in dealing with the problems that arise each day. With this background, the teachers had made remarkable changes in their career too. The teachers are also assessed & evaluated by the academic heads to improve the quality of teaching. End of the year, this special evaluation report guide the teachers to self-monitor & self-improve their teaching & identify where the specific growth is needed. The management never forget to encourage the staff in various incentives based on their performance. As an International School in Sri Lanka we also be alert to the changes that are taking place in the education systems around us. So that our teachers use the modern technology in teaching by enhancing the students to do power point presentations and use the e-learning center. Students and teachers also get opportunities to attend national & international level trainings and conferences. However, it is not the only thing, which we look for. A well-balanced, all-round education to develop a total and wholesome personality is our aim. Our students involve themselves in all spheres of co-curricular and extra-curricular activities. We also try to enhance sports activities in our school and as a result we annually conduct the inter house sports meet. We also organize an Inter School Basketball Tournament every other year. Students show their talents in various indoor and outdoor sports such as Chess, Karate , Yoga ,Badminton, Swimming , Basketball ,High jump ,Long jump, and relay. We introduced football in 2016 and many students' shows interest in football matches. Both Edexcel and National curricula functions with more activities & projects, since the education system has begun to transform rapidly in the recent years. The blood donation, Beach cleaning & Awareness of road accidents were some of the most highlighted projects which bloomed the hidden talents of our students. Students are given opportunities to display their talents in the annual concert, sports meet and environment day too. The parents, teachers and all the students thank the management for conducting a well-structured school and they all wish Cambridge School of Colombo for their renowned service in providing world class education to the upcoming generation.
"We strive to break through barriers in acquiring competitive knowledge through innovation communication and regulation."
"Our aim is to provide preferred education, to bridge the knowledge gap with its concepts and application of modern education to create independent and responsible individuals for the future challenges."
01. Make Teaching Efficient and & Effective
Efficiency is doing teaching right; Effectiveness is teaching the right thing.
The students of today need the right amount of dosage to gain knowledge. They cannot be fed more or less.
Efficiency in teaching comes into play when a teacher is equipped to deliver the lesson according to the maturity and calibre of students. Successful teaching occurs only when the students are eager to actively participate and enjoy the subject.
Effectiveness materializes when understanding of the subject is established in each student. Delivering the lesson in a manner which a child understands is effective than a teacher putting it across in a way that he has prepared.
Our teachers employ multiple methodologies to impart the contents of any topic to cater to the needs of students of various intelligent levels. In this way students’ capabilities are measured and followed through systematically prepared lesson plans.
02.Make Learning Fun & Interactive
The Linkster generation to which our students belong are a group that comprises of 18% of the world population. They are a digitally active lot where learning is so easy for them. Referring the lessons in the text book and imparting the content to them should be fun and interactive since they don’t like scheduled and tedious activities
Our school has created innovative methods to retain the subject knowledge using quick and easy methodologies.
Games, brainstorming, debriefing debate group discussions and activities have been introduced to boost not only their memory but also to inculcate insightful learning.
The teachers have prepared dioramas, pictures, presentations, charts, maps diagrams apparatuses and annotations for students that generate synergistic learning.
The teaching activities in classrooms incorporate all types of students to speak, argue, sort, list, identify, summarize, synthesize and even critique a text. The students’ cognitive, affective and psychomotor domains are kindled to create critical and emotional thinkers.
03. Simplify Communication
Communication plays a central role in all aspects of operations of a school. With rapid changes in technology communication within and among various groups, has become difficult and flow of information and distortion of true message has become common. At Cambridge we have also changed our communication model and protocols significantly. We would like all communication to be direct and concise. With these thoughts as patents, we want you to have a great understanding of the process of how our school functions and have a greater understanding of the core values it emanates to the fraternity.
The SkoolBag App is a tool that enable us to keep in touch with parents, as a medium of information, while feedback forms and parent teacher interactions provide specific one to one modes of communication, as printed notices often do not reach parents as expected.
Social media and the Official School Website provide facts related to activities, educational strategies and special occasions that take place in our school.
Let us be full of knowledge With thy torch of learning Let us be strong with courage May thou mould us shining Cambridge School of Colombo our Alma Mater We honour, love and respect thee Long live Cambridge, our dear school We’ll uphold thy traditions May we gain supreme conduct And bring glory to our dear school May we be grateful and kind To teacher with dedication We are striving really hard To improve sense and skills Red stands for our leadership And blue stands for our loyalty Nurtured with noble virtues To be valuable citizens of the world And great thinkers serving nations Love and celebrate mankind
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