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Physical Education

Physical Education


Mrs Alexander (Principal Teacher)

Mr Sloss

Mrs Oliphant (0.6)

Mrs Naismith (0.4)

Mr Scott (NQT)

Amiee Alexander (Active Schools Coordinator)


Broad General Education:

BGE PE aims to focus on healthy lifestyles, learning new skills and building confidence through a range of activities. Pupils will also look in more detail at tactics, skills and fitness whilst planning to improve personal performance. Pupil will experience a range of Significant Aspects of Learning which will give them an insight into the Mental, Emotional, Social and Physical factors that impact on performance.

Senior Phase:

Courses offered in senior phase PE are ‘Skills for Work’ course Sport and Recreation (National 4/5), National & Higher PE and Advanced Higher PE:

Wider Achievement:

At Ayr Academy we are proud to offer a wide range of sporting opportunities to pupils both recreationally and in competitive environments. Pupils can opt to participate at lunch or after school in sports clubs such as, netball, football, basketball, dance, dodgeball, rugby and badminton.  We also offer further opportunities for pupils to develop sports leadership skills, working closely with Active Schools and Scottish Rugby, in wide variety of programmes including Rugby leaders, Young Ambassadors, Coaching Academy and Sky Sports Living for Sport.

Career Opportunities:

Studying Physical Education, Physical Activity and Sport can lead to career opportunities in many areas including:

  • Sport and Leisure
  • Sports Management
  • Sports Development
  • Teaching
  • Coaching
  • Nutrition
  • Sports Psychology
  • Sports Science
  • Physiotherapy
  • Active Schools.
  • Personal Trainer
  • Health & fitness instructor


Here you may find some helpful files from the department teachers for both Parents and Pupils to download and view.

# Title Download Description Size Date added

Physical Education

Sub-category : S1 - S3 Broad General Education
Sub-category : S4 - S6 Senior Phase