Boarding in Catalonia

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Boarding school in Catalonia

Learn and live in a Biosphere Reserve

SEK International School Catalunya boarding house is a real home where you can live and learn and learn to live with others. Through an international and enriching experience, where students take advantage of every minute of the day.

The day begins with a good breakfast in the company of other boarders, to enjoy the first lessons with lots of energy.

Boarders are afforded unique learning spaces, sharing knowledge with students and teachers from the five continents, in an enriching and tolerant international environment.

When school is over, following a snack to regain strength, the boarding house begins to fill with life. There is time for everything. When it comes to studying, boarders are provided with support from their teachers and school counsellors to bolster their knowledge in different fields and achieve the best results. And when it comes to enjoying leisure, the boarder’s curricular enrichment programme allows them to fully enjoy their hobbies.

Sports, arts, technological activities … boarders are offered a wide range of activities in the privileged setting of the Montseny Natural Park. In addition, thanks to the proximity to Barcelona, boarders have access to the rich offer of cultural events, sports and entertainment that this magnificent city offers them.

Boarding at SEK-Catalunya is a great opportunity not only for academic development, but also to grow as a person, in contact with people from different countries and cultures. A source of experiences and friendships that will accompany students throughout their lives and will serve to take the first steps towards a future full of success.


Live at SEK-Catalunya

SEK-Catalunya boarders feel completely at home, living an unforgettable and enriching experience, which encourages their self-reliance and allows them to reach their maximum academic potential and, more importantly, a personal development that will turn them into citizens the world.

The main linchpins of our educational approach are cultural exchange, recognition of diversity and mutual acceptance and respect.


We are located in La Garriga, only 35 km away from Barcelona and at the foot of the Parc Natural del Montseny, an UNESCO biosphere reserve. The school is surrounded by almost four hectares of forest, a perfect setting for outdoor sports, such as hiking, mountain biking, trail running or climbing.

The proximity of Barcelona allows residents to enjoy its immense cultural offering, and the proximity to the Meresme coast will delight lovers of sailing, surfing, kayak, diving or any other water sports.


SEK-Catalunya offers its boarders:

Four types of accommodation

  • Full boarding (full month, including weekends)
  • Weekly boarding (Monday to Friday)
  • Stay on specific days

Boys boarding house with double and triple rooms

Girls boarding house with double rooms

Full board service (breakfast, lunch, afternoon snack and dinner)

Laundry service

Academic support and study with teachers from different subjects and school counsellors


Sports activities on and off school grounds (swimming, football, basketball, tennis, volleyball, skiing, fitness, horse riding, mountain biking, golf, water sports, hiking, martial arts …)

Artistic activities (School of Music linked to the Conservatori del Liceu, drama group, arts, dance, photography …)

Technological activities (multimedia production and design, robotics, Arduino, drones, 3D printing, programming …)

Cultural and recreational activities (outings to the cinema, to the theatre, to museums, cultural visits in Barcelona, routes to get to know other towns and cities, outings to see sporting events, organisation of thematic days at the boarding house …)

Facilities for the movement of boarders in their free time (use of school coach routes, chaperones to Barcelona …)

An unforgettable, captivating experience


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