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.

Another smashing day with @GirvanPrimary at the #SouthAyrshire #EduGolPhin festival ran with @TrumpTurnberry!

Helping kids discover the potential of golf will always be a joy for us here at GolPhin🏌️‍♂️

#southayrshireactiveschools #GrowTheGame


Fantastic to host the Ayrshire Girls Football Finals today! ⚽️🏆

Well done to 4 qualifying teams @BraeheadPS @StJohnsPSAyr Shortlees PS & Nether Robertland PS

Great skills on show from each team, congrats to overall winners Nether Robertland🙌🏆🏅



Only a few places left in our Summer Programme!

❗️DEADLINE 21st June❗️
Marr, 22–25 July
Prestwick, 6–7 August

❗️DEADLINE 25th June❗️
Marr, 12– 15 August
Carrick, 3–4 July
Belmont, 3-4 July
Ayr Acad, 23-24 July
Kyle, 25-26 July
Girvan, 9-10 July
Girvan, 6–7 August

Bookings are now open for our Summer Dance Camp.
Run by our amazing new Dance Leaders, pupils will be able to take part in various sessions & styles of dance.

Open to P3-7 pupils, booking closes on 2nd August, places limited 🕺🏼💃🏼

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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