School sport

Our Sports Development Team work in partnership with a number of local and national partners to deliver the following five key areas of work:

  • school sport
  • club development
  • coach and teacher education
  • district squads
  • supporting elite athletes

Primary school

The Sports Development Officers offer and deliver primary school sessions linked to Curriculum for Excellence.

Primary calendar of events

A wide range of school sport, festival and competition opportunities is delivered annually in school clusters and across the authority.

Secondary school

Sports Development Officers offer support to secondary schools in the following areas:

  • school sport competition
  • Career Long Professional Learning (CLPL) support for staff
  • certificate qualifications in PE

Performance Athletes in Schools (PAiS)

The Performance Athletes in Schools programme aims to offer secondary school aged pupils who have been identified and selected for additional support to help them achieve their full potential.

Support to teachers

Sports Development Officers support colleagues in education with the opportunity to attend a number of training courses and workshops in various sports.