Principal’s Message

One of the most important decisions that any family makes is the school they choose for their children’s education.

At York International School we believe that we offer the very best of teaching and learning that has been specially tailored to meet the needs of the children. I am very happy with the progress the School has made by imbibing in its students value based education synergized with modern teaching-learning methods to produce a generation of well informed and emotionally sound generation.

I am positive that in time to come we will continue this journey with elevated enthusiasm and persistently provide a platform of holistic learning to the young generation of learners.


York International School Wattala is situated at No: 86, Balagala Road, Elakanda, Wattala. York International School, Wattala commenced on 03rd September 2010. We have classes held for students from Pre-school right through to Advanced Level (Cambridge & National Curriculum).

About York Wattala

York International Schools Wattala is a potential school with high levels of Academic Success. The classrooms are airy and spacious with special rooms for music and dance enabling the students to shine and perform each in his or her own chosen field. While the young ones have their own corner with all

possible play equipment like slides and climbing structures etc., the older ones are provided with training and coaching in basketball, cricket etc. The environment provides for the complete freedom of movement.

The Students engage themselves in daily religious observances and a variety of religious, charitable and social service activities throughout the year. All York students are exhorted to pay obeisance to their parents daily according to the customs of the community they belong to. The student teacher relationship in the school is essentially friendly and the management style is firm, friendly and fair.

English is the medium of studies and Sinhalese, Tamil and French languages are taught from primary school. The teachers are mostly graduates or trained teachers with teaching experience.


York Wattala has a range of facilities of their own auditorium, cricket net, basketball court, badminton court, table tennis arena, etc.

Junior and Senior School students engage in sports activities such as athletics, cricket, basketball, badminton, etc.

Sporting Activities are done starting from under 9 only at branch level under an eminent coach. Children with potential are emerging to show their progress at Official Tournaments.


Hotline: +94 117 547000