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To support schools, parents and young people we are compiling a list of free-to-access resources suitable for the 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.

Latest news

Covid-19 Response: A message from our CEO

A message from Youth Sport Trust CEO Ali Oliver The challenges we face in these unprecedented times are greater than...
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Pillow passes and makeshift skipping ropes help over 43,100 kids keep active at home

Using makeshift skipping ropes and teddy bears as balls, children across the UK are not letting being stuck at home without equipment stop them from achieving their 60 active minutes a day.
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Intergenerational physical activity inspires kindness amid Coronavirus

As the country faces some of the toughest measures in peacetime history, school children across the country are supporting their elderly ‘activity buddies’ by sending them self-isolation activity packs.
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Government supports sport sector response to keep children active during Coronavirus

Government backs a virtual weekly sport and physical activity digital programme to keep children active during the period of school closures.
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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.