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.

As we look to restart our community programmes foryoung people and families across South Ayrshire we need your help!

Please complete this short survey to help us plan our programmes 👇🏻

Thank you 😊

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SPORT FOR LIFE | We encourage and enable the inactive to be more active.

Find out more:

#SportForLife20 #SportForLife

Did you try our Orienteering challenges over summer?

We are launching coaching sessions in Ayr 🏃🏽‍♀️🗺🌳
Due to current restrictions numbers are limited, pre registration is essential. Sign up at:

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Great chance to make a difference locally, get involved with a local club, ⚽️⚽️👇🏼👇🏼

#volunteering #makeadifference

SPORT FOR LIFE | We support wellbeing and resilience in communities through physical activity and sport.

Find out more:

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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