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Girl Guiding was introduced to Sirimavo Bnadaranaike Vidyalaya during the period of Mrs. R.M.L Jayasekera was the Principal. Mrs. M.M. Ratnaweera took the initiative to launch the Guide Company on the 12th of June 1985.


The 1st enrolement was done Mrs. Ranjani Dissanayake and Mrs. Thilini Athukorala, Camp Commissioner. The Guide Company started with 36 guides.


1993 : The first Little Friends Pack was inaugerated by Mrs. Lafeera Arifeen, Division Commisioner, with 36 students between ages of 7 to 11 years.


1985 – 2010 : The most Prestigious Award – The President’s Guide awards have been received by forty guides during this period.


1995 : The first President Guide Chnthani Paddiwela was selected to represent Sri Lanka at  the Edinburgh 1996 International Guide Camp in the United Kingdom.


1996 : Thilini Nagasinghe, Gayani Amerasinghe & Sachini Perera participated at the International Peace Camp in India.


1998 : Nadeeka Premachandra, Umangi Perera and Sarasi Ranasinghe participated at the Malaysian Guide Camp.


2009 – 2010 : At present there are two Little Friends Packs. Mrs. Chandranie Premeratne and Mrs. Dharshanee Sylvanna are in charge of them. The three Guide Companies are managed by Mrs. M.M Ratnaweera, Mrs. Mala Kumarasinghe and Miss. Anusha Wijeiwardana


The present Principal Mrs. Pushapa Kalubowila gives all her blessings and assistance to the Guide Company in carrying out their work.



Variuos activities have been organised and carried out by the Guides. Religious activities, Visiting Elders homes, Orphanages, Day Care centers, Painiting of wards in hospitals, Collecting food stuffs, clothing and distributing them among needy people are some of them.


2012 - Girl Guides Camp

A Girl Guides Camp and which concluded in a campfire was held from 30th March to 2nd April 2012 in school premises. The camp provided the opportunity for the guides to utilize the guiding concepts in a natural setting. The guides also had the oppertunity to seek adventure ,to be active to practice survival skills and to enjoy living out of doors in a relaxed setting.The camp concluded with a memorable campfire which was attended by madam Principal Mrs.Dammika Jayanethi.


2012 - Annual Enrolement Ceremony



50th Colombo Girl Guides of Sirimavo Banadaranaike Vidyalaya,Colombo-07, had held their annual enrolment ceremony. 30 GirlGuides, who have successfully completed their pre-enrolment test wereenrolled on that day by the Western Province Commissioner for GirlGuide, Mrs Marline Dissanayake. Guide Captain, Mrs SunethraWeerasinghe, Mrs. M. Rathnaweera, Members of the staff and parentswere present in that occasion. 


First Aid and Leadership programme



First Aid and Leadership programme for Girl Guides was held in theschool auditorium. It was conduct by a National Trainers of Red CrossSociety Mr. M.S. Fir Douze and Mrs.Sunethra Weerasinghe.


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