Havelock Town

Havelock Town

Established in 1971, Royal Institute International School, Havelock Town branch today, caters to thousands of learners from grade 1 to Advanced Level. At its inception, the school was headed by Mr. G. T. Bandara, the Founder himself as the Principal with 05 teachers on the staff. The humble beginnings were marked by 31 students preparing for GCE A Level examinations.

Today, the student body has grown in thousands receiving knowledge, enhancing skills and cultivating values in the shade of hundreds of aptly qualified dedicated teachers under the guidance of Ms. Iranthi Gunawardhane, the Coordinating Principal. Learners are prepared for National GCE Ordinary Level and Advanced Level examinations, and Cambridge Ordinary Level, Advanced Subsidiary Level and Advanced Level examinations.


Year of Establishment

1 to Advanced Level


Cambridge and National


Principal's Message

It is my pleasure to welcome you to Royal Institute, a vibrant school community where we nurture a love of learning that lasts a lifetime.

We believe education is transformative. Our dedicated educators go beyond textbooks, igniting curiosity through engaging activities from Nursery right up to Advanced Level. We foster a collaborative spirit where every child feels valued, supported, and empowered to reach their full potential.

At Royal Institute, your child won’t just learn – they’ll grow into responsible and compassionate global citizens. Our core values are woven into everything we do, creating a safe space where students feel comfortable asking questions and exploring new ideas.

Our students have consistently obtained outstanding results at both the Ordinary and Advanced Level Examinations and their participation at various sporting and other extra-curricular activities is impressive. We invite you to join us on this exciting educational journey and be a part of the Royal Institute family!

Promising Leaders

Prefects shape themselves as vital leaders at Royal Institute. They set high standards in behavior, attitude, personality and action – key traits that RI aims to show excellence in. With the responsibilities they undertake in their role as prefects, they emerge triumphant in the challenges later in life. 


The Royal Institute boasts of its diverse body of alumni, that has grown in number and potency stretching out in all directions across the globe. Our notable alumni include business leaders, medical professionals, artists, academicians and a wide range of preeminent professionals who’ve used their experiences at RI to make their mark in the world.   

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191, Havelock Road, Colombo 5.

Hotline : +94 (77) 770 1557
TP: 011-2592747-8

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