Established in 1940, the Academy is a household name in terms of providing quality English Language education for Sri Lankans around the island.
We offer a range of learning programmes including Speech and Drama, Effective Communication, and Spoken and Written English. Students range from 4 year olds to mature adults, who want to enhance their professional development.
Our goals include using drama in classroom situations in order to develop language skills and confidence in a variety of situations. We also focus on helping our students to recognize their personal strengths, express their individual creativity and discover their particular talents.
With a staff of over 180 teachers spread around the island, we provide easy accessibility to our classes and maintain a controlled fee structure that allows for equal opportunities for all Sri Lankans who are interested in developing their knowledge and skills.
The Academy is the largest local independent institution which conducts Exams in the specialized fields of study we offer. Our examiners and teachers travel around the country, taking our system of education to all and sustaining a high standard in the qualifications we promote.
Syllabuses for all our subjects are based on models of learning endorsed by Trinity Guildhall, the premiere institution of its kind in London, England. Our courses are designed to cater specifically to our domestic learning needs and environment, as are the original publications we provide our students. Lessons are planned in order to provide individual attention to all students, as well as building teamwork and social skills within group situations and activities.
We specialize in creating unique programmes of study guaranteed to suit the needs of any individual or group desiring advancement in the vast field of communication.
Wendy Whatmore Academy
No 5, 13th Lane, Colombo 03