French Club

Vision

To promote enthusiasm among students for the language and culture of France by appreciating its rich literature, history, music, and lifestyle.

Achievements and Events

  • The French Club of Bishop’s College was founded in 2004 with Ms. Shashi Liyanage as our founding teacher in charge.
  • The initial years of the club solely practiced annual seminars for the students sitting for their GCE ordinary and Advanced Level.
  • Our club’s first ever social event “Journée Française” (French Day) was hosted in the year 2007 by the club members under Celina Cramer’s theme.
  • The following years’ committee made it a ritual to hold this event as it was the stepping stone to the bloom of a culturally active club.
  • In the past years, our club has published successful works such as `Panorama’ (French Magazine highlighting the rich culture and variety of France).
  • The Club successfully hosted ‘Ballade Gastronomique’, a French Food Festival in the year 2016 which made a great impression on our club’s image.
  • The former club members have achieved colours winning competitions at the Alliance Français de Kotte representing our school.
  • Honorable mentions should be given to presidents; Lakshi Attapaththu, Amaya Suriyapperuma, U.A. Udara (2012), Ranmini Bandara (2013), Dilini Perera (2015), Nilisha Subasinghe (2016), Thushini Edirisinghe (2017) and the Teachers-in-charge.
  • “Cours de Francais” (French Classes) are conducted fortnightly by the committee members for the students of grade six and above.

 

Upcoming Events

  • The Club will be taking part in the Ladies’ College “Fête de la Musique” (Festival of Music) on the 28 th of July.
  • “Jour de Bastille” (French National Day) will be celebrated with the club members on the 14 th of July.
Teachers In Charge and Office Bearers
President

Seyara Alwis

Vice President

Elizabeth Ganesh

Secretary

Sherandhi Fernando

Treasurer

Rathushini Sriprabaharan

Sub-committee

Poornima Premarathne
Sanugi Lokuliyanage

Teacher’s In Charge

Ms. Shashiprabha Liyanage
Ms. Dinushika Ranasinghe