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History

SEK-El Castillo is proud of its innovative history, having been founded by Felipe Segovia in 1972 to play an important role in Spanish education from its inception. Today SEK-El Castillo offers the Dual Diploma, an official international Baccalaureate qualification programme that allows students to obtain two simultaneous qualifications, the Spanish Bachillerato and / or the Diploma Programme and the American High School Diploma. The School of Music and Dance, launched last year to great acclaim and allows students to pursue an Arts Baccalaureate.

The school welcomes local day students and international students to whom is offered Boarding on campus. 

The school is part of SEK Education Group, which has an extensive history, offering an education programme meeting SEK Schools' rigorous quality standards since 1892.

Our Group is rooted in a hundred-year family tradition of freedom and autonomy, free from any religious, political or financial ties. Our only commitment is the development of quality education in line with our ethos, values and education principles.

In order to meet this commitment, we implement our own unique educational system, developing every aspect of individual student’s personalities at each stage of their evolution, with the tried-and-tested expertise of our teaching staff, first-class facilities, educational resources, innovative technology and specially designed school environments, organisation and services.

Pioneers since 1892, the SEK Group is proud of its history which today boasts 10 international Schools in Spain, France, Ireland, Qatar and Saudi Arabia. Camilo José Cela University was established in the year 2000 to foster teaching research and innovation. See more information regarding our schools and university.