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SEK International School Santa Isabel

SEK International School Santa Isabel

Calle San Ildefonso, 18, 28012 Madrid, Spain

+34 900 87 87 98



SEK International School Santa Isabel
School type Co-educational Day
Status Private
Head of School Jennifer Pro
Language of Instruction English, Spanish
Co-ed Age Range 3-12 years
Number of pupils 345
Authorised IB Programmes IBPYP
PYP Coordinator William Ivey
Associations IB

With more than 20 nationalities, SEK Santa Isabel offers of a dynamic multicultural environment set in the heart of Barrio de Las Letras, the historic cultural district of Madrid. The only school in the center of Madrid to deliver the International Baccalaureate's Primary Years Program, students learn in real world settings where their school Campus expands to the museums, libraries, urban gardens and the renowned Retiro Park. Our outdoor Learning Paths makes use of these city spaces, and cultural, historical and scientific institutions to improve and enrich learning.

SEK-Santa Isabel offers Early Childhood and Primary Education (3-12). Our innovative educational model is based on early stimulation, immersion in English and Spanish and the development of talent, creativity, and academic achievement. We boast of a vibrant school wide community and personalized learning experiences in a safe environment that promotes emotional intelligence and close contact with families.

Through our dynamic learning approach, the student becomes an active agent, building learning for themselves in spaces inspired by Montessori and Reggio Emilia.

Learners discover their talents and motivations through Design Thinking and Passion Pursuits, where students have the freedom to design their own projects and guide their learning.

Our learning methodologies foster global competencies, critical thinking, communication, creativity, public speaking and emotional intelligence.

Students take part in our extensive Arts Department and Play Music project, which consists of a school-wide orchestra, learn additional languages and can choose from a range of extracurricular activities, extended hours and sports activities. We have a spacious gym on school grounds, as well as outdoor areas for sports such as swimming, tennis and padel tennis, football and basketball. Our Stellar Programme aims to enrich personal development for high-achieving students.

SEK schools are pioneers in offering International Baccalaureate programmes, boasting an educational model that has made a tradition of innovation, placing them among the best schools in Spain since their foundation in 1892.