Gateway College, Dehiwala

Established in 2013 following the merger of Gateway College Colombo 4 and the American International School, Gateway College, Dehiwala caters to children of all age groups from Play Group to Advanced Level. The facilities include a seven story building with spacious science and computer laboratories, libraries, classrooms, swimming pool and a large auditorium which serves as an indoor basketball stadium as well. A day care centre will be opening soon. It is patronised by students living in the Western and Southern parts of Colombo and the coastal areas down to Panadura and beyond.

Mrs. Priyanthi Seneviratne
Principal Gateway Colleges Dehiwala and Ratmalana
 

After obtaining her BA from the University of Kelaniya, Mrs Priyanthi Seneviratne began her professional career at Ladies’ College, Colombo. She counts over 17 years of experience at Ladies’, teaching Greek and Roman Civilisation and English for Advanced Level classes. She was the Head of the English Department at Ladies’ for eight years and a member of the staff council.

She was responsible for curriculum development in English Language and Literature at both Primary and Secondary levels. Under her direction, Ladies’ College maintained its reputation for English literary excellence.

Later, Mrs Seneviratne took up the challenges of the corporate sector for 12 years. Under her leadership, the regional office of The Chartered Institute of Marketing UK (CIM Sri Lanka), won the international award for “Best CIM Region” four times.

Mrs Seneviratne re-entered academia in 2011, serving as Principal of a leading international school. Three years later, she joined Gateway College.

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