Rafa Castaño Navarro Juan Carlos Boyer BotellaAntonio Martínez Martínez
I.E.S La Mola I.E.S La Mola is a public institute in Novelda, in the province of Alicante. The institute consists of three buildings A,B and C with lots of different classrooms, gym, athletics tracks and playground.
Blocks Building A: it’s the centre of the School Buildings B and C as well as the parking and the caretaker’s house were built after two renovations and carried out on different dates.
Building A Building A is the oldest. It was built in 1967. During that year it was part of the institute "Assumption" of Elche and in 1968 it was part of the institute "Azorín“ of Elda In 1974 the school became independent and was called National Institute of Secondary Education. It was repaired during 73-74 years. During this period of time classes were offered in the current Modernist House Museum of the town.
Building B It was built in 1979 It has two entrances, both with ground floor and first floor
Building C It was built in 1995 and has two floors: Ground floor: there is the photocopies room, an Arts classroom, the “Aula Magna”, the Multiple Uses Hall, Technology classroom and some departments such as Technology, Arts, English and Maths. First floor: In the first floor there are two Computers classrooms, the Latin department, two Music classrooms, another Arts classroom and the Diversification room. This building has a lift.
What can you study at IES La Mola? You can attend courses from 1st to 4th of ESO (Compulsory Secondary Education) 1st/2nd PDC 1st/2nd of Bachillerato. You can also attend several Vocational Training Courses, intermediate and higher intermediate level on Trading, Business Management and Marketing. And finally there are also studies of PCPI (Initial Vocational Training) Initial vocational training program on Operations of recording and data processing. Auxiliary operations in Gardening. Intermediate vocational training on Commerce. High level vocational training on Business Management and Marketing.
Playground The school has a huge playground in which there are two football pitches and two basketball courts
Gym The gym is another place where students usually play football and do Physical Education and in front of the gym we have the changing rooms with showers.
Canteen The school has a canteen available to students where you can buy your lunch You can buy “napolitanas” of chocolate, chips, juices and sandwiches.
Facilities It also has a library where books can be borrowed Three laboratories, one for Physics another for Chemistry and a different one for Sciences Two classrooms for Arts and Drawing, Two Music rooms with musical instruments
Facilities 3 Computer rooms equipped with all necessary materials Two workshops for Technological studies And a central room called “Great Hall” where meetings and various events take place Finally, there is a Multipurpose classroom where theatre lessons, speeches and other subjects share this room.
Green areas There are some green areas that have an educational purpose Activities related to some subjects such as Physical Education, Audiovisual Communication, Environmental Education, practices of PCPI of Gardening and various extracurricular activities are developed in these areas
Comenius Programme The school takes part in a European project. It is a bilateral project between an Italian school and our school. The name of the project is “European Students Building a Sustainable Europe”. The Comenius Program aims to strengthen the European dimension in the field of Secondary Education, promoting mobility and cooperation as well as the use of English Language between schools.
Comenius Programme It is supported with funds from the National Agency: Schools work together on activities about Environment and Sustainability learning about this issue and trying to build a more sustainable Europe.