Prestwick Academy

Prestwick Academy is a non-denominational secondary school situated in Prestwick. The school has an agreed capacity of 1300 pupils which feed from five primary schools: Glenburn, Heathfield, Monkton, Symington and Kingcase.

Coaching Academy

Lucy Stanley, Hannah Jennings, Lisa Brown &  Ellie Wylie are part of the Active Schools Coaching Academy after being selected following an interview process.

As part of the Coaching Academy there are a number of core courses which include: Multi-Skills, Child Protection, First Aid and Disability Awareness.

The pupils will also complete additional courses in their chosen sports. In turn, they will be given the opportunity to assist in the delivery of sports coaching within the primary & secondary schools, as well as within a community setting.

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Dance Academy

There are a number of dance leaders within Prestwick Academy:

Ellie Wylie, Nadine Sturgeon, Cerys McCrindle, Emma Grant, Abby Devlin, Hannah Nibloe, Maizie Ball, Olivia McHarg, Marissa Santoes, Erin Hardy & Nina Findlay.

The girls have developed their skills by attending the Dance workshop and also completing the SCQF Level 5 Dance Leader Award delivered by Active Schools. The girls will be continuing to develop dance across the Prestwick Cluster within both primary and secondary schools.

Young Ambassadors

Within Prestwick Academy there are a number of senior from S4 upwards Young Ambassadors:

The key role as a Young Ambassador is to motivate and inspire other young people to participate in sport, promote sport within the school to and continue with the Glasgow Commonwealth Games 2014 Legacy. This will be achieved by:

  • Raising awareness of opportunities to furthermore participate in physical activity in schools, clubs and community sports hub
  • Promoting an active lifestyle in sport in schools, clubs and community sports hub
  • Raising awareness and using the excitement of all major sporting events

Who to contact

Amiee Alexander
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