GARNOCK Community Campus have been presented with a Gold School Sport Award.

The school, whose pupils and staf f worked hard to achieve the recognition, were presented with their award last week by Jane Leavey from sportscotland.

Funded by the National Lottery, the award helps schools to increase young people’s opportunities and engagement in PE and school sport. It als o recognises and celebrates successful PE and school sport models.

Danny McDonald, PE teacher at Garnock Communit y Campus, said getting the award was “amazing”.

He added: “We got the Gold School Sport Award through continuin g with all the activities, sporting classe s and after-school clubs that we run, as well as engagin g with the local community.

“It’s really good to receive this award from sportscotland, not just for the school but for the community as well."