Welcome to Newstead Girls' College Negombo

Newstead Girls’ College Negombo is Situated in quiet and peaceful surroundings, ideal for a place of learning and ever comforted by the gentle and cool breeze that blows over the Indian Ocean from its Western Boundary. During the past 187 years, Newstead Girls’ College has risen to great heights and stature. The period of 147 years From 1815-1962 is a long time in the history of Newstead; a Period When the school was run by the Wesleyan Methodist Missionary Society. The school from its humble beginning as a vernacular boys’ school was transformed into a Wesleyan Girls’ English High School at the turn of the century, and became a leading senior secondary school bearing the name Newstead after the name of one of the founders of the school, Rev. Robert Newstead. Much was accomplished during this era mainly because of the dedicated services of the Missionaries, Missionary Principals and devoted staff. Read More...

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