- FOUNDERS’ DAY COMMEMORATION
20th January 2023 : Church of St Michael & All Angels, Polwatte
The Founders’ Day Commemoration Service will be held at the Church of St Michael & All Angels, Polwatte followed by the hoisting of the National Flag and school flag at the school premises. The highlight of this year’s celebrations will be the launch of the Webpage and the Logo to commemorate 150 years of Bishop’s College.
- BISHOP’S COLLEGE CHOIR
10th February 2023 : Jaffna
Bishop’s College Choir – Fun and Fellowship with the children of the Ranie Mather Asirwatham Memorial Hostel, Jaffna.
17th & 18th February : Bishop’s College Auditorium
A celebration of music and drama at Bishop’s College. The Middle school students kick start the much anticipated 150th anniversary of Bishop’s College with this famous musical production. With over 60 students taking part, the production is directed by Past pupil Dmitri Gunatilake. Tickets will be available from 1st February 2023 at the BC Auditorium. This event is open to the public.
25th February 2023
An interactive and enjoyable evening is being planned for the parents of Bishop’s College by the Parent Teacher Association. This will help foster community and friendship amongst the parent body. Await further details. This event is open to the public.
- FESTIVAL OF COLOURS
March 2023 – BC Grounds
It’s a carnival with non-toxic colours, food, dance and music. It’s an event to reunite and have fun while giving back to our Alma mater as she forges ahead towards her 150th year. Organised by the PPA in collaboration with the Oriental Dance Society of Bishop’s College. This event is open to the public.
- BRING, BUY & SELL!
A sale within the Polwatte community will raise funds to pay tribute to our Founders – the Sisters of St. Margaret. This event is open to the public.
- ADI THAALAM
11th & 12th May 2023
An oriental dance & drum performance organised by the students of the Primary section with guest performances by invited schools. This is a fundraising project to purchase new band equipment for the Primary Hewisi band. Tickets will be out in April 2023. This event is open to the public.
- AMAZING RACE
First held in July 2019 for all the students of Bishop’s College with the generous support of parents and past pupils was a day of fun and unbounded spirit. The PTA will reignite the Bishopian spirit once again this year on a grander scale with challenges that will test your knowledge of our beloved school and test your sporting prowess and team spirit. Await further details.
- REACH OUT COMMITTEE (ROC) BOOK READ & TEA PARTY
Our seniors have been our strength and inspiration throughout the 125-year history of the BCPPA. We owe them an opportunity to showcase their talent and hope to schedule a book read followed by tea as we begin yet another eventful year.
- TEACH THE BEAT
Coming up in 2023
A much awaited and loved BC event ‘Teach the Beat’, presented by the Teachers’ Guild will be held this year. Await more details. This is open to the public.