Formentera and Madrid

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Ages

Students born between 2006 and 2010 inclusive
From 13 to 17 years of age

Languages

Bilingual, Spanish/English

Place

Formentera and Madrid

Dates

From 24 of June to 6 of July 2024 (from 24 to 29 of June in Formentera, arrival to Valencia 24 of June morning / departure 29 of June (Saturday), trip from Valencia to Madrid (SEK-El Castillo; departure July 6 morning)
Tentative dates

Duration

Two weeks

This course combines two extraordinary places making this experience something unique.

The first days the participants will enjoy a week-long journey on board the Cervantes Saavedra through the waters of Formentera.

The ship, with a length of almost 50 metres, has capacity for 30 passengers and cabins equipped with all the comforts, air conditioning and a separate bathroom.

They will learn aspects of marine biology, how to tie sailor’s knots, how to handle the boat’s sails and how to use navigation charts. All this in an environment where they will with develop social skills and leadership.

Once the adventure in the Mediterranean is over, the students will move to Madrid, to SEK-El Castillo, which has a wonderful 40,0000m2 campus with modern learning spaces and extensive sports facilities. There they will work on the development of some of the SEK Education Group skills while enjoying their favourite sports.

8:30 – 9:30 Breakfast
10:00 – 11:30 Theoretical– practical lessons for the diving course.
11:30 – 12:00 Transfers
12:00 – 13:30 Diving course practical lessons
13:30 – 14:30 Lunch and break
14:30 – 16:30 Swimming and water activities
16:30 – 18:00 Map reading, navigation and marine biology workshops
18:00 – 19:00 Water sports
19:00 – 20:00 Free time
20:00 – 21:00 Dinner
21:00 – 22:30 Night activities
22:30 Bedtime
8:00 – 8:30 Wake up
8:30 – 9:00 Breakfast
9:00 – 12:00 Activities
12:15 – 14:00 Lunch and free time
14:00 – 18:00 Sports to choose from two for three days a week
18:00 – 19:30 Showers and free time
19:30 – 20:00 Dinner
20:30 – 22:00 Activities
22:30 Rest
  • While on board the Cervantes Saavedra, students will be in the care of SEK member of staff and the ship’s captain and his crew
  • During their stay at SEK-El Castillo, the course is taught by SEK school teachers, native speakers in English and bilingual in Spanish-English.
  • Groups will be accompanied by SEK teachers at all times.

Formentera

  • Comfortable clothes.
  • Trainers.
  • Swimming costume, flip-flops and towel.
  • Outerwear: sweater or sweatshirt.
  • Waterproof jacket and aqua shoes for water sports.
  • Deck shoes.
  • Sunscreen body and face.
  • Personal toiletry bag.

 
Madrid

  • Sport footwear: outdoors trainers and mountain shoes (must have good grip).
  • Swimming costume.
  • Towel (for swimming and shower)
  • Full raincoat waterproofs.
  • Short and long trousers.
  • Small backpack for outings.
  • Outerwear: sweater or sweatshirt.
  • Cap.
  • High socks.
  • Personal toiletry bag.
  • Sunscreen body and face.
  • Blister plasters.
  • Slippers

All items must be labelled with the student’s name.

Students resident in Spain

  • All SEK students regardless of their ID or country of residence.
  • Non-SEK students whose passport/ID/NIE is Spanish and/or that of their parents or legal guardians, or have at least one year of residence in Spain.
2 weeks 3.315 €

 
Discounts applicable only to students resident in Spain:
7.5% discount for SEK students and alumni
Special 10% discount for those signing up before 31 January 2024
Special 5% discount for those signing up before 31 May 2024. This discount is not cumulative with the special 10% discount for enrolment before 31st January.
Non-SEK families will not receive a discount for number of children

Students not residing in Spain
Those who do not have a Spanish ID or NIE, nor their parents, nor can prove a year of residence in Spain.

2 weeks 4.020 €

*The optional additional price for diving course would be 1.500€/student for El Castillo.
 
*Flight ticket not included
** Minimum of 6 students per multi-campus

Contact:
Sofía Lloan – sofia.lloan@sek.es

Students resident in Spain
They can register through this Mysek admissions
Further information:
Leticia Sanz de la Fuente – leticia.sanz@sek.es
Ana Alarcón – anaisabel.alarcon@sek.es

Students not residing in Spain
They must fill out the following form and send it by email to Sofía Lloan

All non-EU students must process their Student Visa in their country of origin, before the start of the year.
The School recommends that the visa process be done at least 3 months in advance.
The School can provide guardianship services or recommends a provider.
Students resident in Spain do not need private medical insurance.

*This summer course require a pre-enrolment process prior to formalising enrolment.

 

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