There are 8 secondary schools, 41 primary schools, and 2 additional support needs schools in South Ayrshire Council.

Active Schools

Each school has an Active Schools Coordinator working within the school to create opportunities for extra-curricular sport and physical activity.

School Sport Award

Schools have the opportunity to apply for the sportscotland School Sport Awards each year which is designed to highlight and reward all the amazing work which takes place in every school.

South Ayrshire Primary Schools, have you booked on to our Active Schools Program yet? Subsidised after school sessions with transport!
@ForehillPrimary @BraeheadPS @Dalmillingps @StJohnsPSAyr @NewtonPrim @StPatricksTroon @PrimaryTroon @KincaidstonPS @AyrGrammar @GlenburnPrimary

We are so excited to welcome everyone coming back to school, or starting a new school, in @southayrshire today 🤗 Good luck to everyone on the start of a new chapter this year 🍀
We want to make this your most active year ever! 🏑🎾🏸🏀🥋
#activeschools #beyourbest #southayrshire


We escaped in time for schools starting back tomorrow🙌🏼😅 Great team building afternoon @intimeescape in Ayr today - we’re buzzing to get children & young people active in @southayrshire this year💪🏼 #teamwork #teambuilding #topteam #activeschools #southayrshire


What a great week training our new Dance Leaders for 19/20 💃🏼🕺🏼🌟
Last day tomorrow before they head out on their leadership journeys!

#changinglifesthroughsport #danceleadership


Children and young people across South Ayrshire have taken part in a range of activities over the summer holidays. Read more in this month's SAC Live:

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Who to contact

Kirsty Mackay
Active Schools Manager
Email Kirsty

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Get involved in Active Schools


To discuss how to increase sport and physical activity opportunities within your school, or to volunteer with Active Schools please contact us on 01292 294191 or email us at