Read the sport sector response USA 2020 Challenge

We’re calling on schools and individuals to join our mission to raise £1m to support the wellbeing of the UK’s young people.

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Register your interest for tickets YST 2020 Conference

We're now taking bookings for the YST 2020 Conference which will take place on Thursday 27 February at Ricoh Arena, Coventry.

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Free online resources for young athletes Active Across Ages

School children across the country are supporting ‘at risk’ older adults to lead healthy and happy lives through a new project.

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Join #TribeYST and apply for a charity place today London Marathon 2020

Join #TribeYST for the most iconic marathon and be one of 40,000 runners running 26.2 miles through the streets of London.

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Catch up on last month's highlights The YST Podcast

The YST Podcast is here! Find us here or on Spotify, iTunes, Acast, or wherever you get your podcasts from.

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The Youth Sport Trust is a children's charity working to ensure every child enjoys the life-changing benefits that come from play and sport. We have more than 20 years of expertise in pioneering new ways of using sport to improve children's wellbeing and give them a brighter future.

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Send your nominations for the BBC Unsung Hero Award 2019

Do you know a volunteer or individual who has worked tirelessly in support of school and/or youth sport? If so, then you can get them the recognition they deserve this December!
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Ben Smith: ‘Without sport, I wouldn’t be here’

YST ambassador talks about how sport helped him to ‘find his happy’ and support others on World Mental Health Day.
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New app helping parents of talented young athletes

On Parents in Sport Week, the charity is raising awareness of its free to access Performance Parent app to give parents more support in protecting children's wellbeing who compete at elite sport level.
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Katarina Johnson-Thompson makes it double gold for School Games alumni

The Youth Sport Trust are delighted to congratulate former School Games athlete and ambassador Katarina Johnson-Thompson on winning the heptathlon gold medal at the World Championships in Doha.
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Our impact

61%

of young people reached through our Active in Mind programme are now coping better after taking part.

Nine in ten

pupils at our Hub Schools have tried a new sport or activity in the past three months.

95%

of girls trained as Football Activators through our work with the FA felt they had developed life skills.

96%

of young people supported to become a Young Ambassador in Wales now feel better prepared for life after school, including further education and employment.

Three-quarters

of teachers said that pupils strengthened friendships and made new friends through inclusive festivals we delivered with Allianz.

22,095

teachers received continuous professional development training from us to deliver high-quality, inclusive PE and sport.