Atletico de Madrid and Sotogrande International School join forces

Academic Centres for Excellence in Sport

Sotogrande International School is a passionate learning community, where teachers create extraordinary educational experiences for learners to connect with their unique interests gifts and talents. With this in mind, the Academic Centres for Excellence in Sports (ACES) programme was created for elite sports students. Designed for aspiring young sports people the programme allows for the specialised training, practice and competition required for each discipline, while the tailored educational pathway means students can also achieve academic success.

Current partners Jason Floyd Golf and SotoTennis have been joined by footballing giants Atletico de Madrid. Opening the door for aspiring young football players to pursue their dreams of playing football at the highest level while receiving an outstanding English speaking education.

Football with Atlético de Madrid

Footballers at the academy will receive coaching from ATM staff, using their proven methods to build confidence, skills and technical knowledge over the course of the programme and benefit from the many opportunities to play competitively, watch the first team play and join team building days. The course culminates with a visit to the Academy in Madrid where students put into practice the skills they have learned.

Off the pitch, students join classes at SIS where teachers inspire and motivate each individual to reach their full academic potential. Dependant on age, students follow a specially designed pathway working towards the IB Middle Years Programme or A-Levels. Upon successful completion of the course, students will have qualifications that enable them to access top universities around the world.



ACES students have the option of boarding at The Sotogrande International Boarding House. Where excellent accommodation, a warm vibrant community and staff dedicated to caring for and getting the best out of each individual make it a great place to live.

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