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.

The challenge today needs some imagination, and hand eye coordination 🎯👌🏼

Have a go and see what unusual targets you can find at home 🏡

Please share videos below 👇🏻

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Ayr Academy PE Dept.@AyrAcademy_PE

Tomorrow’s challenge: Mrs O setting a high standard here. You need 5 items to throw into - smallest = 5points and then 4,3,2,1 for bigger ones. Using rolled up socks and standing 2m away (3 big steps). Post your videos. Pupils are fading away after a strong start @HungayrThe

Timely information for individuals, and partners supporting communities, to keep well during #COVID19uk

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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