Blue Rose Special School

A day school and training centre for children with learning difficulties in Kandy, Sri Lanka.

The School is managed by the Blue Rose Welfare Society and is registered at the Social Service Department at the Central Province.

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History

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  • The school gives hope to children and adults who are differently abled. Staff are regularly invited by leading schools and government agencies to provide awareness training
    The Sunday Times Sri Lanka
  • Blue Rose provides education and training for people with learning difficulties. It has created a unique campus – filling a need for specialist education in Sri Lanka
    Mike Crawshaw
    Chair of International Voluntary Service
  • Blue Rose is an essential amenity for special needs children run by extraordinary people
    Geraldine Canavan and Marie O Connor
    International Volunteer
  • Blue Rose is one of the best special schools
    Francis Poul Welangoda
    National Sports Director - Special Olympics Sri Lanka
  • The Blue Rose Special School is amazing, wonderful staff and delightful pupils
    Lisa Cookson
    International Volunteer
  • My daughter has been going to Blue Rose Special School for about two years. Her level is really good now, we like sending her to the school
    Mrs Pilimathalawwe
    Parent
  • The school, teachers, and children have got a place in my heart. The teachers, together with SCI, are doing a fantastic job
    Mathilde
    International Volunteer
  • The experience of interacting with the Blue Rose Special School students was unforgettable, incomparable and deeply valued. Working with them is rewarding, humbling and heartwarming
    Shaleni Hettiaratchi
    The Sunday Leader
  • My daughter has learned to write letters, make music and play sports. At the Blue Rose Special School children overcome their problems
    Mrs Nandawathie
    Parent