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Active Schools

Active Schools

What is Active Schools?

Active Schools is a term given to all schools in Scotland that provide pupils with the opportunities to get active and adopt healthier lifestyles.

The Active Schools network aims to:

  • increase the number of children and young people participating in school and community sport, and
  • build capacity through the recruitment, retention and development of a network of volunteers to deliver sport in schools and the wider community.

Active Schools with Clackmannanshire Council

Clackmannanshire's Active Schools Team consists of a manager and 5 co-ordinators whose remits cover the 18 primary schools, 3 secondaries and additional support needs establishments. They are responsible for co-ordinating and developing a huge programme of physical activity and sports opportunities which are tailored to suit each educational establishment, are part of a council wide project or part of national intiatives such as:

Active Schools programmes in our schools

Our Active Schools programmes are suspended for the moment due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Get involved! Volunteer with Active Schools

We are looking for reliable and enthusiastic individuals to volunteer and support the Active Schools programme within the Primary Schools. If you would like to pass on your sporting skills, teach children to cycle or support activities within your school please get in touch.

All volunteers will be offered training and supported by your Active Schools Coordinator. So if you are interested in getting involved please contact us using the details below.

For information on volunteering in sport, you can also refer to sport scotland's website.

Active Schools priorities

  • Participation
    • To provide more and higher quality opportunities to participate in sport in schools.
  • People
    • To Grow and support a network of people delivering opportunities within schools, ensuring they have the confidence, skills, knowledge and behaviours to deliver quality sporting opportunities.
  • Young Leaders
    • To provide a lasting legacy of confident, knowledgeable and experienced young people who throughout their life in sport will strengthen the sporting system.
  • Connections
    • To improve the connections between schools and clubs, and in particular between professional staff working in these environments.

For Further Information Contact

Active Schools
Kilncraigs, Greenside Street, Alloa, FK10 1EB
Tel: 01259 452350 / 450000