The Kindergarten teachers, like the rest of the academic staff, were indeed very dedicated and devoted. We had Miss Kale the Head of the kindergarten, Miss Alice Gunawardane and Miss E. M. Jansz, to whom, standards of discipline and morality were equally important as excellence in studies. They taught us the basics without compartmentalising knowledge. These "lessons" (not quite an appropriate word, though, to describe them) were presented so lovingly, with such intensity, dedication and involvement, that we began to Love to Learn, and to love to come to school. Music, song, Dance, Drama the wonderful beauty of Nature around us, and knowledge and discipline and social responsibility all were closely knit together in one total scholastic experience at this impressionable age.
It was when we moved into the Primary school (or Middle School) starting with Grade II that the real " education" began, where the dedicated staff endeavoured to bring out the best potential in each and every child. Let me refer to just a few memories....