Nugegoda Branch

Renowned for its outstanding achievements in both national and international arenas of education, Royal Institute International School, Nugegoda Branch was established in 1993. At its inception, the school was headed by Mr. G. T. Bandara as the Founding Principal with 9 teachers on the staff; 45 students were enrolled in grades 1 to 6.

Today, it caters to thousands of learners from Lower Nursery to Advanced Level. Students are prepared for National GCE Ordinary Level and Advanced Level examinations, and for Cambridge Ordinary Level, Advanced Subsidiary Level and Advanced Level examinations. Presently, under the guidance of Mr. Jayalal Lokupathirage, the Principal, around 200 committed academics take pride in producing charismatic individuals year after year.


Year of Establishment

Nursery to Advanced Level


Cambridge and National


Principal’s  Message

Royal Institute International School, Nugegoda branch is a place which brings joy, excitement, challenges, opportunities and anticipation. I am proud and fortunate to be a part of such an amazing, close-knit school community; it is an honour to serve those who serve. My goal is to make everyone who enters school feel welcomed, loved and safe.

Promising Leaders

Disciplined, committed, conscientious, hardworking and relentless!

These are the hallmarks of the 67 strong and dynamic prefects of the Nugegoda branch.  We are not a team because we work together, we are a family because we inspire each other, care for each other and stick together!Their service to the school and community is a stepping stone for them to become the finest leaders. The role of prefect brings out the leadership qualities in RI pupils for higher responsibilities in the future.


Our alumni share a deep affinity for the education and experience they’ve gained at RI. Their expertise, skills and experience give substance to our vision of creating a practice-led approach towards student development. At RI, our goal is to enrich the experience of all our students – present and the past through alumni engagement.

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    Royal Institute, Nugegoda comprises of 3 branches in the following locations:

    Nursery & Primary

    No. 223, Stanley Tilakaratne Mawatha, Nugegoda.

    Tel: 011-3158159 / 077 7 888313


    Grades 1 to 8 (Cambridge curriculum)

    No. 10, Chapel Road, Nugegoda

    Tel: +94 11 2823082 / 077 1448282


    O/Level, A/Level (Cambridge curriculum) and Grades 1 to O/Level (National curriculum)

    No. 10, Chapel Road, Nugegoda

    Tel: +94 11 2823082  / 077 1448282