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.

Check out the health and well-being update from our team plus stories from across South Ayrshire in the new SAC Live 👇🏻👇🏻

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#partnerships #sport #health

@AyrCurling @ayrstorm @REDJanuaryUK @StPatricksTroon @ActiveGirvan @TheQuayZone

South Ayrshire Council@southayrshire

The latest edition of SAC Live is out NOW!

You can read it here:

South Ayrshire DofE Silver Expedition booklet for walking, canoeing & cycling is now available from school coordinators. #YCW2020 @DofEScotland @pwkacademy @Ayr_Academy2016 @QMAOfficial @KyleAcad @MarrColOfficial @Carrick_Academy @BelmontAcad01 @girvanacademy @ActiveSchoolsSA

Basketball Coaching Clinic for jr NBA schools today delivered by coaches from @basketballscot and @ayrstorm great build up to our league beginning next week at @QMAPE

We are in Paisley this morning for the launch of @basketballscot jr NBA 🏀🏀 we have excited teams from @HeathfieldPS @NewtonPrim @ForehillPC @AllowayPrimary @dundonaldps undertaking a coaching clinic, games begin next week! 🏆

In the past two years the PGA Team at @RoyalTroonGC has completed 251 in-curriculum school sessions, 64 after-school sessions and 2 golf festivals, all for the Primary School children of Troon!

Well done to Adam, Gary and Euan @ActiveSchoolsSA @ScottishGolf @TGI_Golf @ThePGA

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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