The Overseas School of Colombo, Sri Lanka’s Premier IB World School


August 2013| 198 views

At The Overseas School of Colombo, students are provided with an outstanding education, taking a holistic approach that develops the social and academic skills and knowledge that they will need as adults entering the world of tomorrow. Students are expected to strive for personal excellence and they are provided with a truly multi-cultural environment and perspective that will ensure that they understand and appreciate the complexities of the world.

Established in 1957 as a non-profit organisation, The Overseas School of Colombo (OSC) has a proud history over many years as the only internationally accredited school in Sri Lanka. OSC is a multinational English medium international school catering to the needs of the internationally mobile expatriate community and Sri Lankan students. OSC is the only fully authorized IB World School in Sri Lanka offering the International Baccalaureate Programme from Pre-school to Grade 12. OSC is fully accredited by the Council of International Schools, UK, and Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools in the United States. OSC is a member of South Asia Inter-School Association (SAISA) and Near East South Asia Council of Overseas Schools (NESA).

OSC provides an educational setting that is focused on developing each student to achieve their full potential. That degree of personal excellence can only come with highly qualified teachers committed to the needs of all students on a campus which balances nature with state-of-the-art technology, facilities and resources. In a multicultural environment, OSC instills values of respect and tolerance among the students.

The Overseas School of Colombo provides a scholastic atmosphere that enables all students to excel academically while discovering their own gifts and talents to help them grow into socially responsible and culturally aware adults.