IES Sánchez Cantón School
IES Sánchez Cantón
Avda Raíña Victoria, s/n, 36001 Pontevedra
Phone: (34) 886159039 / Fax (34) 886159050
Affiliated School at Centro Galego de Tecnificación Deportiva (Galicia Sports Technification Center):
Rúa Fernández Olmedo s/n, 36002 Pontevedra
Phone: (34) 986857758
Fax (34) 986855408
IES Sánchez Cantón is one of the oldest high schools in Galicia, which is located in the center of the city of Pontevedra, Galicia, Northwest of Spain.
Highlights about the school are:
A very rich library with over 40,000 volumes.
A Natural Science Museum in the building.
A Museum of ancient science instruments
Music, Technology, Computer classrooms and Science and Biology Laboratories.
400 Seat theatre, suitable for every kind of performance.
Sports hall and outdoor sport grounds.
Large and bright canteen.
A very successful bilingual French Program.
IES Sánchez Cantón School offers all the levels of secondary academic education:
First through Fourth Grade Lower secondary Education (“Enseñanza Secundaria Obligatoria”, 12-16 year-olds)
First and Second Grade Upper secondary Education (“Bachillerato”, 16-18 year-olds).
The school also offers several vocational programs (Training Cycles), all of them in the Physical and Sports Activities professional families. They are intermediate or upper level, and last for either one or two academic years.
Advanced Technician on Physical Activities and Sports Animation
Intermediate and Advanced Football Technician and Coach.
Intermediate and Advanced Handball Technician and Coach.
At Centro Galego de Tecnificación Deportiva (Galicia Sports Technification Center) elite sportmen live, train and study at the school which is affiliated to IES Sánchez Cantón.