Free online resources for young athletes Active Lives Survey

YST has responded to new research showing that levels of physical activity among young people are slowly increasing.

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Join #TribeYST and apply for a charity place today General Election 2019

Ahead of the election we are championing the need for the next government to prioritise play, sport and physical education.

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Read the sport sector response New Primary Premium Guidance

Teacher confidence and capacity to deliver PE improved with £320m funding.

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Register your interest for tickets Moving the goalposts

The FA and YST launch bigger and better girls’ football platform.

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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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New data showing 2.1 million children inactive is 'unacceptable' says charity

Children’s charity the Youth Sport Trust has responded to new research showing that levels of physical activity among young people are increasing - but still ‘unacceptably’ low in schools.
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Charity puts pedal power behind Giving Tuesday

Loughborough employees from the Youth Sport Trust have swapped office attire for cycling shorts and trainers to pedal 108 miles in a day on a bike.
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'Young voices can be ignored no longer' say more than 140 children's orgranisations

More than 140 children's charities and organisations have made calls for children to be prioritised in Parliament when the next Government is formed. The National Children's Bureau has led calls through an open letter.
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Girls inspired and empowered to help peers become more active

The Girls Active Inspiration Day has returned for its fourth year in Northern Ireland.
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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.