Public Private Partnership

The contract between South Ayrshire Council and the consortium Education 4 Ayrshire (E4A) was signed in December 2006. Construction by the main building contractor Carillion commenced shortly after that in January 2007. December 2009 marked the final construction phase of the councils ambitious £76 million Public Private Partnership (PPP) Project.

Kyle academy

Kyle Academy Annexe

Kyle Academy annexe, the first project to be completed, has been operational since October 2007. It was officially opened by Councillor Hywel Davies in February 2008. The accommodation consists mainly of an Assembly Hall, an e-learning suite and further smaller ancillary spaces.

Alloway primary school

Alloway Primary School

Alloway Primary School was phased construction, with Phase I being available in April 2008 and the final phase was completed in January 2009. The new school is located within the grounds of the existing school. The single storey building features linked teachings wings, central entrance with a public library, double height games/assembly hall, administration area, catering and dining facilities and nursery provision.

Alloway was officially opened on Monday 26th January 2009 by Fiona Hyslop MSP, cabinet Secretary for Education and Lifelong Learning.

The Alloway building includes the provision of a Library, which was opened on Tuesday 26th May 2009 by Councillor Margaret Toner, Depute Leader of South Ayrshire Council.

Barassie primary school

Barassie Primary School

The construction of Barassie Primary School, was phased with overall completion and occupation around November 2008. Landscaping and external works were completed early 2009. The single storey building will include classrooms, nursery, administration area, catering and dining facilities, double height games/assembly hall and a central sheltered courtyard.

The official opening was held on Wednesday 25 March 2009 by Provost Winifred Sloan. The school was built on the old site and it includes a nursery.

Monkton primary school

Monkton Primary School

Monkton Primary School, a replacement school, built on the existing site. The school was occupied in January 2008 with the external works completed in April of 2008. The school was officially opened on 12 June 2008 by the Leader of the Council, Councillor Hugh Hunter

Belmont academy

Belmont Academy

Belmont Academy was fully completed early 2009, although the building was occupied from the start of the session 2008/09. The official opening took place on Thursday, 11 June 2009 by Major Sir Richard Henderson, KCVO, TD. The school boasts state of the art teaching accommodation and excellent outdoor facilities.

Prestwick academy

Prestwick Academy

Prestwick Academy, the final school handed over to South Ayrshire Council was a phased construction and occupation. The school has been built on the existing site and over three levels. The accommodation includes excellent teaching facilities, sports fields and an all weather astroturf pitch which was funded by Big Lottery Fund. Prestwick was officially opened on Thursday 22 October 2009 by the Rt. Hon. Lord Ian Lang of Monkton.