What is the Primary School Health and Activity Award?

The award is an initiative led by liveArgyll’s Active Schools team, and is designed to support schools to continuously develop their opportunities for healthy living and active lifestyles.


The Primary Schools Health and Activity Award will:

  • Support schools to self-reflect and
    continuously improve their opportunities for
    physical activity and healthy living initiatives
  • Put young people at the forefront of the
    decision making and planning of activities
    within their school
  • Recognise and celebrate successful
    physical activity models
  • Reward those school communities who are
    providing more opportunities for activity and
    healthy living

Criteria and Benefits

The award is broken down into 5 key areas:

  • Volunteers
  • Administration
  • Extracurricular Activity Clubs
  • Health and Activity Projects
  • Pupil Voice

Within each of these areas, there are various actions which a school can undertake in order for them to be classed as a Bronze, Silver or Gold school. By achieving an award level, the school will be rewarded with sports equipment and kit.

Award Categories

How can my school get involved?

To get involved, your school should first speak to your Active Schools Coordinator to discuss the programme and what support may be needed. 


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