Sport Aberdeen’s Active Schools Team deliver sportscotland’s national Active Schools initiative in Aberdeen. Active Schools provides free extra curricular sport and physical activity opportunities to encourage children and young people to participate in. The team works with all primary, secondary and additional support needs schools in the city. An army of volunteers, from teachers and school staff, parents, senior pupils, students and sports club coaches, are at the heart of the Active Schools programme, delivering a range of different sports and activities. A mainstream programme for all, Active Schools also has a focus on ensuring those from disadvantaged backgrounds have the opportunities to enjoy and benefit from participating in sport.