Strive Towards the Light
Welcome to Stafford International School. One of the oldest International Schools in Sri Lanka!
While Stafford is best known for its intellectual vitality, we promise so much more: a balanced educational program for body and mind, heart and soul, incorporating the arts, sports, and community service. We have been obtaining extraordinary academic results and university placements for the past 60 years. Our students go beyond university placements, and we are proud to say that one of our former Head Prefects has been listed in the 2018 Forbes 30 under 30 List for her extraordinary achievements in science.
The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows." The purpose of Stafford, with a blend of tradition and innovation is to educate, empower, and enable all students to become caring, contributing citizens who can succeed in an ever-changing world. Our model puts students first and allows for exploration, creativity, collaboration, imagination and so much more. At Stafford, it is a mix of the old and new to keep expectations of both behaviour and achievement high, and a central focus on striving for excellence in all we do. This blend of both time-honoured and more modern methods helps us to support, challenge and boost every student’s performance. We have high expectations and high aspirations for every one of our students and our vision is that our students aspire to be the best they can be.
"Learn as much as you can while you are young since life becomes too busy later." At Stafford International School, our mission is to empower all students to apply their acquired skills and knowledge, and to rely upon their personal attributes to lead productive lives and to become contributing members of the global community. We aim to provide a high-quality, comprehensive, and meaningful education for all students. Each student will be expected to succeed within the bounds of his abilities and chosen educational goals. Each student will be treated as an individual, given the tools to be a lifelong learner, and taught to function as a member of a group and as a productive member of society.
We are a school that has a rich and long history that can be traced back to 1986. Stafford International School is one of the pioneers in the international school arena introducing British Curriculum Education into Sri Lanka as far back as 1986.
Stafford Becomes an Approved Center for Cambridge International Examinations.
Stafford International School offers both Cambridge IGCSE and Edexcel IAL Examinations, being an approved center for both exam Boards.
Our world is ever changing. We see great innovators transforming society by rethinking and redesigning the human experience at rapid pace. At Stafford, we believe the future belongs to those who adapt to new situations, ask good questions, try new ideas, and work well with others. In everything we do, we balance traditional learning with forward-looking strategies. We give students the confidence to develop independence, create opportunities, and become change agents of the world. Our goal is always to engage the mind, build character, and encourage community because Stafford is so much more than a school, it is preparation for life.