We have an outstanding 20-year record, improving the lives of young people from 18 months to 18 years through the power of sport. We create, develop and deliver programmes and initiatives that improve health, attendance, academic achievement and raise whole-school standards, equipping all young people with skills for life.

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New programme to ignite girls’ passion for fitness & Gaelic football

Teenage girls in Ireland are set to be inspired to participate in football through a new pilot programme which will help them to lead healthy, active lives and be fronted by Gaelic football stars.
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Youth Sport Trust response to UK Active’s Generation Inactive 2 report

Responding to UK Active’s Generation Inactive 2 report , Youth Sport Trust Chief Executive Ali Oliver said: “UK Active are absolutely right to be sounding a warning about the decline in physical activity among young people and its consequences. Today’s young people are among the least active ever, and their wellbeing is in desperate decline."
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Charity celebrates future sports stars following 2018 School Games

More than 1,000 talented young athletes who competed at the UK’s biggest youth multi-sports event could be propelled towards the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham.
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Our impact

639,668

young people were given direct opportunities by the Youth Sport Trust to participate in high quality PE and sport in 2016/17

136,025

young people were given training opportunities through the Youth Sport Trust in 2016/17, including coaching, officiating and volunteering

25,740

teachers received continuing professional development training from the Youth Sport Trust in 2016/17

21,592

schools worked with the Youth Sport Trust across all of our programmes in 2016/17, including 1,677 in the most deprived areas of England