Tag Archives: Sportscotland School Sport Award

Active Schools – P4/5 Basketball Festival

The following pupils won their partnership heat and have been selected to represent the school at the final:
Jack B
Jaxon H
Shaw S
Lyla M
Mollie B
Ethan S
Blake C
Erin P

The final will take place on Friday 29th November at Ayrshire College (11.30am-1.30pm). Sports Development Modern Apprentice Blair Gormam will be coaching the pupils on the day. Pupils will be transported to the venue by bus.
Please complete the consent form below and indicate if you would like to volunteer to attend with the pupils.

Active Schools – P4/5 Basketball Festival Heats

The following children have been selected to represent the school:
Jack B
Jaxon H
Shaw S
Lyla M
Mollie B
Ethan S
Blake C
Erin P

The heat will take place on Thursday 21st November at James Hamilton Academy (3.30-4.30pm). HNC student Ethan Donaghy will be coaching the pupils on the day. We require parents to provide transport to and from the venue. The pupils should arrive back at school at 4.45pm to walk home or be collected.
Please complete the consent form below and indicate if you are able to provide transport.

Kilmarnock Football Club – Family Ticket

Kilmarnock Football Club has kindly offered our school a family ticket (two adults and two children) for the home games this season. If you would like the opportunity to attend a game as a family please complete the form below. The school will rotate the ticket or randomly select during assembly if we are oversubscribed.

P4/5 Basketball Club

A basketball club for P4/5 pupils will begin on Tuesday 29th October until Tuesday 19th November from 3pm – 4pm. This is organised in partnership with Active Schools and led by H.N.C. Sport Students from Ayrshire College. Please complete the consent form below if you would like your child to attend.

P6/7 Boxing @ Northwest Boxing Club

Scottish Internationalist Kieran McMaster is running an after school club at Northwest Boxing Club from Tuesday 29th October – Tuesday 19th November (3-4pm). Mr Simpson will walk the pupils over at 3pm and should be collected or walk home from the boxing club at 4pm. Please complete the consent form below if your child would like to attend.

Love to Live. Live to Party! ZUMBA FITNESS IS BACK!

Onthank Families,

After welcoming over 70 members of community regularly to his classes, Mr Swan is back with Adult Zumba Fitness!

Day: Thursday

Time: 6pm – 6.45pm

Should I?: YES!

No registration or sign up required, just come along every week and be Beyoncé for 45 minutes!

Spread the word, bring friends and lets raise our spirits to the sky!

Ditch the workout and join the party at Onthank Primary School!

#OurOnthank #ZumbaFitness #Whynot?!

Active Girls Day 2019

The girls had a fantastic day participating in sport. We skip started the day with Skip Fit Friday. P1-4 showcased their dance moves at Zumba with Mr Swan. P7S girls delivered Extreme Dodgeball to P5 and football to  P6. P7 girls completed the day displaying their boxing skills and competing against each other at skipping champion. A big thank you to all the parents and carers for their support on the day.

Active Girls Day 2019

On Friday 4th October 2019, we’ll be celebrating the amazing work going into girls’ sport and the progress around girls’ participation. To celebrate we have organised a timetable of physical activity in the school.

P7S girls will lead the activities alongside Mr Simpson and Mr Swan. All girls are encouraged to wear active wear on Friday. Parents/carers are more than welcome to come along and participate on the day.


P3/4:  Zumba  (Mr Swan) 11.00 – 11.30am

P1/2: Zumba (Mr Swan) 11.30 -12.00 midday

P5: Extreme Dodgeball (Mr Simpson) 1.20 – 1.50pm

P6: Football (Mr Simpson) 1.50 – 2.20pm

P7:  Boxing (Mr Simpson) 2.20 – 2.50pm



Sportscotland School Sport Award

Onthank has been awarded the sportscotland Silver School Sport Award for 2019-2020.


The Silver Award highlights that our school has shown improvement across the core areas of the Award and demonstrated an on-going commitment to increase young people’s opportunities and engagement in physical education, school sport and leadership and provide clear pathways to life-long participation in sport.

Going for Gold!?



Sportshall Athletics Heat

Our P7 Athletics Team will be participating in their heat Wednesday 2 October at the Athletics Arena. The team will leave school at 11.45am and return at approx 2.45pm.

Children should wear sports clothes and athletics T-shirt to school that day. If possible, please bring a packed lunch. A packed lunch will be provided for anyone entitled to one. A non fizzy drink and healthy snack can be  taken to the competition.

At this stage of the competition, parents/careers are not required to attend.

Please note, there is no athletics  training next week.