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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YST launches new accessibility toolbar on company website

The Youth Sport Trust is committed to making all areas of its work are as inclusive as possible and we hope that this new addition will act as a first step to ensuring that anyone who wishes to engage with our digital platforms can do so.
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Charity says fun, friendship and freedom key to getting young people active

Sport England publishes world-leading research into the attitudes of children and young people towards sport and physical activity.
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Barclays and The FA announce landmark partnership to invest in UK women's sport

Barclays will collaborate with The FA and The Youth Sport Trust to support the development and delivery of 100 Girls’ Football School Partnerships.
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Girls invited to enter awards which celebrate PE and getting active

Girls from across more than 300 primary and secondary schools in England will have the chance to be recognised for their work to inspire more girls in their school to get active, through the 2019 Girls Active Awards.
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Charity Conference attracts 600 delegates to discuss latest insight & best practice

Tackling some of the most significant and pressing issues young people face today was at the heart of the Youth Sport Trust 2019 National Conference, held at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry yesterday.
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Sweeping success for schools & young people at charity’s Awards

Schools, educational organisations and young people across the country have picked up prestigious national awards for using the power of PE, school sport and physical activity to change the lives of young people during the Youth Sport Trust’s 2019 Annual Conference.
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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.