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.

Dailly Bowling Club have been busy delivering taster sessions in schools! Fantastic to hear the club have been able to start Junior Section as a result

Sophie & Sophie from @QMAOfficial are fantastic in their role as #YoungAmbassadors working to develop their own ideas & offer new opportunities for others! @QMAPE

Fantastic end to our Ski Block- 50 Troon kids learning to Ski @skinewmilns 🎿great to see how much everyone enjoyed it last night! Massive thanks to all staff & parents for supporting pupils each week👏⛷️@muirhead_ps @StruthersSchool @StPatricksTroon @Barassie_PS love this photo!

Congratulations to @StJohnsPSAyr who won the Christmas Curling Bonspiel today! 🥌🏆🏅@AyrCurling

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Who to contact

Kirsty Mackay
Active Schools Manager
Email Kirsty

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