Six Young Australians Visit Jaffna College

For three weeks in July 2016, Jaffna College welcomed six Australian volunteers who came to contribute to the College’s English Language program.  Some of the volunteers had Sri Lankan heritage and were able to use the visit as an opportunity to improve their...

English Day Celebrations 2016

The annual Jaffna College English Day Celebration was held on the 17th July 2016 at 10:00 am at Ottley Hall. This is a special occasion every year where all the speeches, recitations, songs and activities are in the English language.  Enthusiastic children prepare and...

Jaffna College 2016 Prize-giving Ceremony.

Prize-giving ceremony is always an important highlight of the academic year at Jaffna College.  Students, staff, parents, teachers, clergy, Board members and many guests gather in the quadrangle to help celebrate and honour student achievements and progress. In 2016,...

A Championship Effort!

Jaffna College is pleased to announce that its college senior team of “Villuppaddu” (a Tamil cultural event) won the National level competition championship held among all Sri Lankan schools on 16 July 2016 at Colombo. Villupaddu is story telling through...

Students and Staff Remember Prof. Balan Chelliah

On Monday the 4th of July, the Jaffna College community held a remembrance function at Ottly Hall under the guidance of principal Rev.Dr.D.S.Solomon. Prof. Balan Chellia resided in Canada. He entered into eternal rest on 2nd. July 2016.  Prof. Balan Chellia is the...

The 2016 Bunker Memorial Lecture at Jaffna College

The Bunker Memorial Lecture brings to remembrance two American missionaries who made a significant contribution to the life and work of Jaffna College and its students.  Reverend Dr. Sydney K. Bunker and his wife Ruth were missionaries with the American Board of...

Digital Dictionaries Enhance Teaching of English

The small Creative Ministries Network congregation in Melbourne Australia has raised funds for Jaffna College to be able to purchase two digital dictionaries to assist teachers of English at Jaffna College with their classroom teaching.  The request to fund the...

Stages a Passion Play

Easter is a significant time for Christians all over the world. At Easter, Christians around the world remember the death of Christ on the cross and his resurrection.To commemorate this occasion, Jaffna College always stages a passion play on Easter day.  This year it...

People’s Bank organised a children’s market

The People’s Bank of Sri Lanka recently organised a children’s market at Jaffna College for primary school children. The regional manager of the Peoples’ Bank was the Chief Guest who opened the market by cutting the ribbon. All the children brought things...

An Inspiring Display of Athleticism at Jaffna College

On 12th of February 2016 at 2:00pm at the Bicknell Ground, Jaffna College welcomed athletes, spectators, parents, siblings and teachers to share the excitement of the Senior Inter House Athletic Meet. The Chief Guest for this special occasion was Mrs.Kosalai...

A Celebration of Health and Fitness at Jaffna College

On February 3rd, Jaffna College Primary School held the Annual Inter-House Athletic Meet commencing at 1.30 pm at Bicknell Field oval.  The Chief Guests were Mr.S.Nobert Uthayakumar(Divisional Director of Education, Chankanai) and Mrs. N. Anne Arunthavarany. Under...