Active Schools

The fundamental aim of the Active Schools network is to offer all children and young people the opportunities and motivation to adopt active, healthy lifestyles, now and into adulthood. This is done by recruiting, supporting and sustaining a network of volunteers, coaches, leaders and teachers who in turn deliver physical activity and sport before, during and after school and in the wider community.


Current opportunities

Coaching Primary Netball - basic coaching skills and leadership

The aim of Active Schools is for all children and young people to get and stay active. It is one of a number of national initiatives that has been established with the purpose of addressing Scotland’s inactive, unfit and increasingly overweight population. Perth and Kinross has a network of Active Schools Coordinators who work together with school staff, parents and communities to offer children and young people the opportunities and motivation to adopt active, healthy lifestyles, now and into adulthood. Active Schools Coordinators are looking to recruit, support, train and sustain a network of volunteers including parents, senior pupils, coaches, leaders and teachers who in turn deliver physical activity and sport opportunities during out of school hours. Active Schools is able to offer access to free training opportunities to volunteers who meet the criteria. Active Schools is accepting applications from people interested in volunteering as a sports / activity coach or leader who would like to work with children and young people with a disability.

To help young people in Scotland to become more active more often. The aims of Active Schools is to offer all children and young people the opportunities and motivation to adopt healthy lifestyles. We need: Leaders and coaches; helpers of all kind - from kit washers to bus drivers!! You will gain - 1. experience in a sport environment 2. develop new skills and attributes 3. enhance your employability

The aim of Active Schools is for all children and young people to get and stay active. It is one of a number of national initiatives that has been established with the purpose of addressing Scotland’s inactive, unfit and increasingly overweight population. Perth and Kinross has a network of Active Schools Coordinators who work together with school staff, parents and communities to offer children and young people the opportunities and motivation to adopt active, healthy lifestyles, now and into adulthood. Our Coordinators are looking to recruit, support, train and sustain a network of volunteers including parents, senior pupils, coaches, leaders and teachers who in turn deliver physical activity and sport opportunities during out of school hours. We are able to offer access to free training opportunities to volunteers who meet the criteria. Applications are welcome from people interested in volunteering as a sports / outdoor activity coach or leader.