The Secondary School Guanarteme is located in the capital city of Gran Canaria, Las Palmas. It is placed in a modern residential area where many young couples have settled down in the last years. The type of family whose children attend this school is mainly middle class. IES Guanarteme is a State School and it includes Compulsory and Post Compulsory Educations as well as one class for Curricular Diversification. The number of students is around 500 and there are 37 teachers. The school used to be funded by the Ministry of Defence and nowadays some places are still reserved for members of the Army. The most relevant fact about this school is the outstanding results that a large number of students get in the preparatory exams for University . Also the students usually perform successfully final exams so the results are higher than the average schools. The school has promoted a strict system of communication with the families as well as has programmed courses and visits to European destinations at every teaching level in order to practise English and French and to foster sports and group cohesion.