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.

BBC Sport - The benefits of physical activity for children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities

Can you help inspire more women to get out on their bikes?

We have a FREE @BreezeScotland Course running in #Ayr on Saturday 27th April. The course offers Ride Leadership training allowing you to share the joy of cycling with others!

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Another busy afternoon at Marr Sports Camp! Rugby 🏉Tennis 🎾 & Obstacle Race 🏃🏻‍♀️ #activeschools #leadership @pe_marr


Great start to Day 3 of our Easter Camp @MarrColOfficial with Dodgeball🏐Giant Octopus Tig🐙 & Xs&0s🧩 all delivered by @pe_marr Leaders! #activeschools #leadership


Well done team Marr. Looks like everyone is having great fun🏅🙌

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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