Saturday 25 March
From 10.00 to 13.00h
Sek International Schools
SEK-Catalunya is part of SEK Education Group, with over 130 years’ experience and history, it currently boasts ten schools worldwide (Spain, France, Ireland, Qatar and Saudi Arabia). It caters to over 6,000 students from more than 80 nationalities and is part of an educational community whose objective is to achieve the full development of their potential to face the challenges of the 21st century.
SEK-Catalunya International School in Barcelona
From 4 months to 18 years of age
Urb. Els Tremolencs. Avda. Els Tremolencs, 24-26. La Garriga. Barcelona, España
General timetable: From Monday to Thursday from 9:30 to 17:15 and option of extended hours.
School transport: With around twenty routes in the towns of Vallés Oriental, Vallés Occidental, Maresme, Osona and Barcelonés.
At SEK-Catalunya, learning spaces are a catalyst for collective intelligence, designed for the collaboration of students and teachers:
SEK-Catalunya boasts a fantastic classroom, the forest. Sports activities and a large portion of academic activities take place in Montseny Natural Park.
Constant contact with nature encourages students to know, respect and be aware of the need to conserve biodiversity.
SEK-Catalunya learning spaces include virtual environments that enrich students' educational process.
Students enjoy the necessary devices to promote their learning in Early Childhood and Primary Education: iPads, netbooks, 3D printers.
The SEK-Catalunya School of Music, partnered with Trinity College London, offers the Trinity Music Programme, a first class, internationally renowned curriculum that is fully aligned with the International Baccalaureate principles. In addition, thanks to this partnership, SEK-Catalunya is now a Trinity Registered Examination Centre.
The activities of the SEK-Catalunya music school take place in the ArtSpace, that features an auditorium, several music rooms and four specific classrooms for learning instruments such as piano, guitar, violin, cello, transverse flute and different percussion instruments.
SEK-Catalunya has a full range of sports facilities:
An unforgettable experience where educational excellence combines with a convivial and shared community spirit. A home that will remain forever in the hearts of students.
Unique learning spaces, students share knowledge with peers and eachers from across the world.
The proximity to Barcelona allows boarders to enjoy its immense cultural offering, and the proximity to the Maresme coast will delight lovers of sailing, surfing, kayaking, diving or any other water sports.
From 4 months to university
SEK-Cataluyna is a member of the IB® World Schools International Community. The only school in Catalonia to teach three International Baccalaureate® (IB) programmes, from 3 to 18 years old, integrating them in the national curriculum.
The International Baccalaureate® (IB) programmes correspond to the following educational stages:
The teaching team of the SEK-Catalunya Nursery and Preschool provides the youngest children with an environment in which explore, discover and create, where play is the common thread that allows them to develop physical, neuronal, linguistic and emotional aspects.
International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme -PYP-
With International Baccalaureate® (IB) Primary Years Programme students prepare to learn independently throughout their life, promoting an active, supportive, respectful and participative learner profile.
We start with a trilingual programme, with 50% in English, 25% in Spanish and 25% in Catalan, and introduce a fourth language (French or German) from year 5 of Primary.
2nd stage of Early Childhood Education: From 3 to 6 years of age
Primary School: From 6 to 12 years of age
These educational stages are based on investigating and discovering the world through cross-curricula activities.
International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme -MYP-
International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme -MYP- is integrated into the national curriculum and is focused on the development of student skills:
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme -DP-
Over this stage where students near Higher Education and professional life, SEK-Catalunya students experience learning that aims to foster intellectual and personal growth, evolving towards adulthood.
They can choose between taking the Spanish LOMLOE Bachillerato or the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme -DP-, integrated into the national curriculum and which:
Camilo José Cela University is a private, pluralistic and independent university, founded in the year 2000, with headquarters in Madrid, with a focus based on three precepts. Innovation, interdisciplinarity and an international mindset.
UCJC offers new fields of study adapted to the new reality of a complex and changing job market and places great importance on the acquisition of skills that enable its students to shine in whichever life-path they choose and in their personal and professional development.
Main Madrid-Villafranca Campus
The UCJC central campus boasts an Open Space concept designed to offer an on-campus life-experience, with modern, open work spaces for teaching staff and students that aims to foster dialogue, interaction and joint and active learning.
The MediaLab communications lab is fitted with next-generation technology, equipment and facilities and attests to our practical and multidisciplinary approach and our university model of converging cross-curricular fields.
The Madrid-Villafranca campus also has two halls of residence with over 130 places.
Madrid-Almagro city campus
Located in Madrid city centre, it houses the UCJC Graduate School, designed to serve as a link between the university and professional worlds.
The SEK Educational System
The SEK Educational System is based on the exploration of concepts, research and the development of competencies that encourage critical thought and creativity. SEK students learn strategies that will permit them, throughout their lives, to be autonomous, self-assured and able to learn independently.Based on our innovative SEK Intelligent Classroom model, and the learning principles of the IB and NEASC, we have designed a Future Learning Model that offers personalized learning pathways for each student that foster collaboration, autonomy and the construction of meaning, and makes then future-ready for the third millennium.
The SEK Future Learning Model includes an integrated learning and teaching sequence that brings together key elements such as: clear pedagogical objectives, innovative teaching methods, new dimensions for the roles of teachers and students, motivating tasks and diversified and authentic assessment.
The model also includes digitalization of learning when appropriate, and the central role of professional learning of the teaching staff. Likewise, it specifies the technology that our classrooms require to effectively deploy our unique learning sequence. Enriched learning processes take place in specially designed physical or digital environments depending on the pedagogical purpose they serve.
The central ideas of this model are:
Making learning more personalised
Nurturing student agency and self-directed learning
Using assessment to best support learning
Valuing diversity in learning approaches, environments and spaces
Nurturing global citizenship
Leveraging technology to support learning
Supporting staff self-directed professional learning.
No two students are the same. The admissions process seeks in-depth knowledge of the interests and needs of both the student and their family. This way, we offer the best education options for each student.
Places are limited, the admissions process is as follows:
Request information via the web, email or telephone.
Interview with the Head of New Students and school visit.
Submission of the required documents.
Interview with the Admissions Committee and sitting the corresponding admissions test.
Final decision of the school’s Admissions Committee.
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