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From 13 to 17 years of age




-Full month: 1 to 26 July
-First fortnight: from 1 to 12 July
-Second fortnight: from 15 to 26 July

SEK International School El Castillo it is located in a privileged area Northwest of Madrid. The location is ideal for boarders, living in contact with nature, just 15-minute’s from the centre of Madrid.

Option with and without accommodation.
Students who opt for the accommodation option will stay at the school’s boarding halls, located on the campus itself.

Course aimed at students from all corners of the world who have a colloquial command of the Spanish language and are interested in mastering academic terminology.

Through this course, participants will work on developing some of the competencies that are part of the SEK Education Group model: multicultural empathy and lifelong learning.

During the morning Spanish and Spanish culture lessons will be taught (15 hours a week), and in the afternoons, students must choose two of the following four options:

  1. Horse-riding
  2. Football
  3. Technology
  4. Tennis
  5. Spanish cuisine

For effective immersion in Spanish culture, students will carry out typical recreational activities and routes of different types:

  • Cultural and artistic outings to museums, films and concerts.
  • Historical cultural outings to spaces that have marked the history of Spain.
  • Cultural and gastronomic outings
  • Popular culture and sports.
  • Craft fairs.
8:00 – 9:00 Breakfast
9:00 – 13:20 Classes selected by students
13:30 – 15:00 Lunch and break
15:00 – 18:00 Sports to choose from two for three days a week
20:00 – 21:00 Dinner
21:00 – 22:30 Rest and activities in the boarding halls
22:30 Bedtime


Weekend timetable

Saturday Sunday
8:00 – 9:00 Breakfast 8:00 – 9:00 Breakfast
9:00 Departure to monumental city Segovia, Toledo or Salamanca 9:00 Cultural outing to the Prado Museum, Reina Sofía, Thyssen Museum…
Guided tour 13:00 – 15:00 Cultural gastronomic knowledge
18:30 Return to SEK-El Castillo 15:00 – 19:00 Free time for shopping and return to SEK-El Castillo
20:00 – 21:00 Dinner 20:00 – 21:00 Dinner
21:00 – 22:30 Rest and leisure and sporting activities in the boarding halls 21:00 – 22:30 Rest and leisure and sporting activities in the boarding halls
22:30 Bedtime 22:30 Bedtime

SEK Education Group professionals: SEK-El Castillo school and Camilo José Cela University. All of them are bilingual English-Spanish.

All students must bring their own laptop.

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 1.990 €
4 weeks 3.620 €

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 2.345 €
4 weeks 4.265 €

*Diving course not included
*Flight ticket not included
** Minimum 20 students

Students resident in Spain
They can register through this Mysek admissions
Further information:
Leticia Sanz de la Fuente –
Ana Alarcón –

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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