FACILITIES: INNOVATIVE SPACES

Facilities at SEK-Santa Isabel are based on flexible spaces that allow pupil-teacher collaboration and teamwork, and bring together all the necessary resources for learning.

New open, common and transparent areas have been created where:

  • Teachers and pupils play the leading roles
  • Greater flexibility in the organisation of groups is encouraged.
  • Learning is facilitated in environments designed in accordance with the PYP methodology.

SEK-Santa Isabel has at its disposal:

A gymnasium within the school buildings, where Infant and year 1 and 2 Primary school pupils undertake sporting activities appropriate to their educational age group.

External sports facilities where pupils in primary years 3 to 6 play sports such as:

  • Swimming
  • Tennis and paddle tennis
  • Football and basketball
  • Athletics
  • Rhythmic gymnastics
  • Judo, karate
  • Fencing

Virtual Learning Community 2.0

  • iPads, Netbooks and Microsoft Surface tablets available to all pupils at all times.
  • Interactive digital whiteboards in all classrooms.
  • Innovative education: Smart table, robotics kits (Bee-Bot, LEGO WeDo and Mindstorms), Raspberry Pi, Makey Makey.
  • Design of objects, modelled and 3D printed.
  • Development of our pupils’ systems for collaboration and research through the medium of Wikis, Podcasts, Webquests and their own blogs.
  • Virtual learning platform.
  • MySEK: virtual school office, communication with tutor, announcements of interest.
  • BiblioSEK, a virtual space filled with learning resources
  • SEK Intranet.

SEK-Santa Isabel School is situated in the centre of Madrid.

A unique cultural environment where pupils undertake their research units based on the learning methodology of the International Baccalaureate® Programmes.

El Retiro park, the Reina Sofía Museum, El Prado Museum, the Royal Music Conservatory, become extraordinary everyday learning spaces for SEK-Santa Isabel pupils.

Educational innovation is a constant in our classrooms:

SEK-Santa Isabela pupils have the latest technological advances available to them in the classroom: iPads, Interactive Whiteboards, computers, electronics and robotics kits.

We work on developing the full range of competencies: moral education, emotional intelligence, Mindfulness, multiple intelligences, Public Speaking and Debating, Makerspace