Renovation of the year 4 & 5 Block

March 16, 2022

Known as the 'Year 5 Block' to some and the 'Year 4 & 5 Block' to others it is the last block of Classrooms that was constructed at Prep School and was completed just prior to the retirement of Mr. J. S. L. Fernando as the Headmaster. It was one of the buildings that was badly damaged by the gale force winds that wreaked havoc on the School in November 2017 and was temporarily repaired as the plan at the time was to eventually bring down the building to make a larger playing area for the students. However, time and tide have taken a toll on the building and the Headmaster commenced repairing it on an urgent basis. The cost was met by a donation for the Old Boys' Union (OBU) and the Old Thomians' Association in the United Kingdom (OTAUK).

S. Thomas' Preparatory School
Old Boys' Union
The S. Thomas’ Preparatory School Old Boys’ Union (OBU), an association comprising of past prepites, was formed on May 12th 1978, coinciding with the commemoration of the 40th Anniversary of the school. Its aim and purpose are to assist and aid the school when called upon to do so, with the collective assistance of its old boys, and to instill a sense of brotherhood and camaraderie amongst the students who have had the privilege of studying there, and since left.
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The Administrative Office,
S. Thomas' Preparatory School Old Boys' Union,

Address : No. 98, Steuart Place, Galle Road, Colombo 03.

Tel : 071 77 37 628
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