It gives me great pleasure to welcome you to SEK International School Atlántico.
This school year we mark our 30th anniversary. Following decades of tireless effort and, above all, the enthusiasm and hard work of our entire educational community, we can proudly say that we are one of the best bilingual schools in Spain and the only one in Galicia that is authorised to teach the three International Baccalaureate (IB) programmes.
If, as Felipe Segovia said, “the purpose of education is the humanisation of students”, our school is well prepared to successfully face the challenge proposed by the founder of SEK: to train new generations with an educational ethos based in excellence, innovation, internationalisation and interdisciplinarity.
This has led to the implementation of the IB programmes from the age of three up to university, giving our students the opportunity to prepare for a future in constant change. Bilingualism, new methods of teaching and learning, with not only intensive but also intelligent use of technology, a commitment to sports and the quality of our facilities are some of the hallmarks that make the learning experience we offer at our school unique.
All this is possible thanks to a team of teachers and administrative staff that are fully dedicated to the true protagonists of the educational process, the students. Students are therefore the main focus of our debate and public speaking programmes and the progressive integration of Robotics. Our students participate enthusiastically in MUN models, endorsed by the United Nations, in Galiciencia (1st Prize last year) as well as in the Erasmus + Projects, through which we received the visit of teachers and students from different European countries, thus developing very interesting international programmes.
In short, projects that impact directly on children’s education and a unique educational model that is based on an international education, bilingualism, STEAM subjects, training of 21st century skills, technology and individualised education.
SEK- Atlántico is the ideal option in Galicia for an international and bilingual education. A unique learning experience at the forefront of the education system offering the best future guarantees to each and every one of our students.
Jacobo Olmedo Suárez-Vence
Principal of SEK International School Atlántico