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.

Fantastic to see the progress all our skiers are making @skinewmilns 🎿 tonight some pupils have made it to top of big slope! ⛷ @muirhead_ps @StruthersSchool @Barassie_PS @StPatricksTroon

The @AyrAcademy_PE P6/7 cluster clubs starts again this week!
Open to pupils attending Ayr Academy in Aug 2019/2020!
Contact: to reserve a space.
Can’t wait to see everyone on Wednesday 🤸🏼‍♀️🤾🏼‍♂️⛹🏼‍♂️🏸🏓🏑

Hitting the slopes with Active Schools. Read more at:

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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