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.

Active Schools are now offering Free Girls Football Sessions for P3 & P4 aged girls.

These sessions are open to girls of all abilities.

Please Sign up using the link below

#activeschools #shecanshewill

What a great day seeing so much support across @southayrshire 4 World Mental Heath Day.
We loved supporting @AllowayPrimary’s Health and Well-being event raising awareness of mental health in schools 💜 #WorldMentalHealthDay2019 #SuicidePrevention #ItsOkNotToBeOk #activeschools

🏃🏻‍♂️🚴🏽‍♂️ Active Schools Dualthlon 🚴🏽‍♂️🏃🏻‍♂️ tomorrow (Friday) is the last day for sign up to the duathlon which takes place at Culzean on Friday 1st of November. Entry is open to all pupils in S1-S3. Names to Mr Bryden in PE @MarrColOfficial

Congratulations to this morning’s Whitletts Road Sportshall Athletics winners @StJohnsPSAyr 🙌 they will now go on to take part in the @southayrshire finals next month! 🏃🏻‍♂️🏃🏻‍♀️

Today is #WorldMentalHealthDay. Physical activity and sport is a great way to look after your mental health: take ten minutes to be active today, and share your pics with us using #samhtakesten 📷👍⚽🏀🎾🚲

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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