TEXT GOES HERE Our COVID-19 Response

We are supporting parents and carers to keep children active whilst at home and the sector on the safe delivery of PE at school.

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TEXT GOES HERE Membership Launch

We're helping unlock the potential of young people through the power of PE, purposeful enrichment and positive wellbeing.

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TEXT GOES HERE Updated: Coronavirus Statement

YST has released important information surrounding its events and mass gatherings - updated on 18 May 2020.

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TEXT GOES HERE National School Sport Week at Home 2020 Review

YST and Sky Sports teamed up to unite the country through sport this summer with National School Sport Week At Home.

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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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Primary school children doing PE

PE & Sport Premium announced for 2020/21

Education Secretary Gavin Williamson has announced that primary schools in England will recieve £320 million funding...
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Governing during the coronavirus crisis

YST National Manager of Targeted Interventions and Chair of Governors at a primary school, Vicci Wells, blogs about governing in these extraordinary times.
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Charity campaign helps millions connect through sport

The week-long UK campaign, which took place between 20 and 26 June, helped to bring people together through sport at an unprecedentedly challenging time for young people’s wellbeing.
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Well Schools Blog: What will it be like when I go back to school?

That was the question I was asked by my 9-year-old son last week. At the time I thought it was his way of questioning how many times he would have to wash his hands, being able to touch equipment, sit next to his friends or celebrate that playground winning goal with a hug and a high-5.
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Our impact

630,000

young people benefited from training and opportunities to participate in and lead high quality inclusive sport and play in 2018/19.

18,420

schools reached through our programmes in 2018/19.

94%

of young people taking part in one of our programmes said the experienced helped them develop at least one important life skill - communication, leadership or teamwork.

89%

of teachers said a YST programme had a positive impact on young people's health and wellbeing - improving either confidence, empathy or resilience.

77%

of teachers said they had seen at least one of the following positive benefits for pupils within school - attainment, attendance or behaviour.

26,771

adults trained in 2018/19 to support PE and school sport.