• The creation of the highschool:

    The creation of the highschool:
    By decree of 30 June, the first fifteen Labour Institutes in Spain were created. Our centre is included in this list, thus adding to the educational offer in our region, which was already represented by the "Bárbara de Braganza" Institute in Badajoz and the "Santa Eulalia" Institute in Mérida.
  • It starts to work:

    It starts to work:
    The "Santiago Apóstol" Labour Institute began to operate as a Secondary and Vocational School in the recently completed building of the "San Roque" School Group. That year it was the first year of the five that made up the Elementary Baccalaureate and to gain access to it, an entrance exam had to be passed. In this first stage, the number of pupils ranged between 100 and 130 boys.
  • The band of Music:

    The band of Music:
    The Municipal Music Band becomes the Music Band of the "Laboral" Secondary School.
  • The visit:

    The visit:
    The Director General of Education visits our students at C.P. San Roque.
  • The placement:

    The placement:
    Laying of the first stone of the current building. The architect, Manuel
    Fisac, comments on the project to the authorities.
  • Doña Pilar Primo de Rivera;

    Doña Pilar Primo de Rivera;
    Doña Pilar Primo de Rivera, National Delegate of the Women's Section, visits our students at C.P. San Roque.
  • "Bodega de Montero"

    "Bodega de Montero"
    The students visit the "Bodega de Montero". At present, a large part of the building is still occupied by leisure premises in Avenida de la Paz, Calle Luna and Calle Hiedra. The students were presented with a small bottle of wine.
  • The end of works:

    At the end of this academic year, the current building, designed by the architect D. Manuel Fisac Serna, was completed.
    Manuel Fisac Serna, problems with the water supply and sewerage system delayed the transfer of the students to this building.
    Nine graduates of this Elementary Baccalaureate, and after passing the revalidation exam, will continue their studies in Tarazona (Zaragoza).
  • BOE 13 of June:

    BOE 13 of June:
    BOE 13 June: it is given the name of "Santiago Apóstol".
  • Book Fair:

    Book Fair:
    Stall set up by the Institute for the Book Fair in Calle Real.
  • Guard Houses

    This academic year, the construction of two "guard houses" is authorised.
    The transfer is made to the current building.
    The school is awarded the "Bachillerato Elemental de las modalidad de Industrial-Minera".
    Dependencies of the centre at that time:
    - Outbuildings for administrative services
    - Five classrooms
    - Teachers' room
    - Chemistry Laboratory
    - Assembly Hall/Gymnasium + Changing rooms and showers
    - Three workshops for carpentry, electrical and mechanical workshops
    - Warehouse
  • First teaching staff in the new building:

    First teaching staff in the new building:
    First teaching staff in the new building.
    Our pupils are qualified for the Gymnastics events at the School Championships.
    In addition to the music band, the centre had a choir.
  • 22 of October:

    The Decree of 22 October approves the extension of the centre.
  • Expansion works begin with:

    • Another laboratory
    • Library
    • Two workshop modules (currently Electronics) A series of events are organised to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the Institute.
  • D. Guillermo Amador:

    Inside the machining workshop where Mr. Guillermo Amador will be teaching for many years.
  • Higher Technical Baccalaureate:

    Higher Technical Baccalaureate:
    He was awarded the Higher Technical Baccalaureate in "Industrial Organisation".
    He started after the Elementary Baccalaureate.
    These were the facilities of the Electricity Classroom.
    With this formality of dress, a picnic was celebrated.
    Students building a hot air balloon
  • Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe Residence:

    The Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe Residence begins operating, with capacity for 36 not resident students in Almendralejo.
    It is renamed Instituto Técnico de Enseñanza Media.
  • Work on a new construction phase is handed over:

    • The workshop halls are extended.
    • The current Assembly Hall is built. (Capacity for 300 people)
    • A drawing room.
    • A storeroom.
    • New offices.
    • An arcaded corridor linking the laboratories, the library and the Assembly Hall.
  • General Education Act:

    The General Education Act is passed
  • The handball team:

    The High School Handball team qualified for the final of the Spanish Handball Championship. Championship in this discipline.
  • Vocational training:

    This academic year will see the introduction of Vocational Training studies for the first year of Officialía, in the specialities of Electricity, Electronics and Mechanics.
  • Vocational Training Institute:

    Students in 5th year go on to 3rd year BUP, in application of the General Education Act of 1970.
    The Institute will be transformed into a Vocational Training Institute.
    In this academic year, 1st Grade Vocational Training studies (FP-I) will be introduced of the Administrative Branch. In 2nd Grade (FP-2) the students will study Administrative and Commercial.
    This means the entry of women as students in a centre that had been exclusively male.
  • These studies are incorporated:

    These studies are incorporated:
    - FP-I in Electricity and Electronics
    - VET-II in Communications Electronics and Installations/ Electrical
    - FP-I of Mechanics
    - FP-II of Machine Tools
    - VET-I of Laboratory Operator
    - VET-II of Analysis and Basic Processes.
  • Five Delegated Sections are attached to our centre, which offered:

    Five Delegated Sections are attached to our centre, which offered:
    - FP-I of the Administrative branch: Zafra, Llerena and Villafranca de los Barros.
    - VET-I of the Metal branch: Llerena
    - VET-I of the Automotive branch: Villafranca de los Barros.
  • Inauguration of the classrooms known as "Las Malvinas"

    Inauguration of the classrooms known as "Las Malvinas".
    During this academic year we received the visit of the Minister of Education, being Mr. Pedro del Álamo was the Director of the school.
  • Playing basketball:

    Playing basketball:
    Practising basketball, on a dirt court, in the Malvinas area.
  • The new class:

    The new class:
    The new Mechanics Classroom-Workshop is put into operation.
  • Technology/art room:

    The students of the Administrative Branch, in 2nd Degree, may now also choose to study to study Computer Management.
    The Institute begins with twenty-four pupils aged 14/16 years old what is known as the Experimental Reform or Reform of Secondary Education (REM).
    as the Experimental Reform or Reform of Secondary Education (REM).
    The Technological-Practical classroom is built. (Current "Plastic and Visual Arts" classroom).
  • The "new building":

    Inauguration of the extension of the "New Building". The morning and afternoon morning and afternoon shifts are no longer necessary.
    The extension of the "Edificio Nuevo" is inaugurated with new classrooms next to the cafeteria, a new entrance hall and departments.
    the cafeteria, a new entrance hall and departments.
  • Industrial Technical Baccalaureate:

    The experimental teaching of the Industrial Technical Baccalaureate begins.
  • The Assembly Hall:

    The interior of the Assembly Hall is restored: new seats replace the old wooden benches.
  • They are implemented in this academic year:

    They are implemented in this academic year:
    - 3rd ESO,
    - 1st Baccalaureate in Technology
    - Level II module of "Laboratory Assistant" and the last course of "Laboratory Operator".
  • The institute becomes a secondary school:

    LOGSE is implemented. The school becomes a secondary school.
    A Social Guarantee Programme is introduced in the Professional Family "Mechanical Manufacture".
  • The following are implemented:

    The following are implemented:
    - Intermediate Level Vocational Training Cycle in Machining
    - Baccalaureate in Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Implanted:

    - Intermediate Level Training Cycle in Consumer Electronic Equipment.
  • Implemented:

    Higher Level Training Cycle in Automatic Regulation and Control Systems
    Higher Level Training Cycle in Food Industries.
    Two classrooms are built for the Higher Level Training Cycles in a separate building.
    False ceilings" are placed in the older classrooms to take advantage of the heat.
    The first Classical Humanities Conference is held.
  • The new library:

    Work on the new library is completed.
  • Large Periodic System:

    As part of the activities of the Science Week celebration, a large Periodic System is being developed.
  • The European Day of Languages:

    Once again this year we are celebrating the European Day of Languages.
  • Parque de las Mercedes:

    The works being carried out in the centre have made it necessary to choose another location for the celebration of the Día del Centro: the Parque de las Mercedes.
  • II Science and Technology Raid:

    II Science and Technology Raid is held in our centre.
  • Another edition of the European Festival of Greco-Latin Theatre in Mérida:

    Another edition of the European Festival of Greco-Latin Theatre in Mérida, in which our school has been participating. It has been held since 1997 and is carried out for and by for young people from all over Spain.
  • Diversity Week:

    Affective-Sexual Diversity Week is celebrated.
  • Cultural Routes through Extremadura programme:

    Once again this year, a project submitted to the Cultural Routes through Extremadura programme, financed by the Regional Government of Extremadura, allows us to visit, on this occasion, the archaeological site of Cáparra, the high performance sports centre "El Anillo", the Monfragüe National Park and the town of Trujillo.
  • After a period:

    After a period of troublesome building work, and the transfer of the Bachillerato groups to the building of the Santa Ana Cultural Centre building, we have a remodelled and "rejuvenated" centre.

    Celebration of Las Candelas, a local festival declared a Festival of Tourist Interest in Extremadura.
  • Covid-19:

    The 2nd Baccalaureate students visit Berlin on their end-of-studies trip. After the departure of their flight back to Spain, the German airports are closed. An attempt is made to stop the spread of a disease that is to become a pandemic: Covid-19.
  • Virtual Graduation:

    For the first time a Virtual Graduation is held. The students who finished their course could not do it any other way after three months of confinement and online classes.
  • Different day of centre:

    Safety distance, mask and stay inside the classrooms. A different kind of Centre Day celebration with a difference.