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

YST National School Sport Week 2019 launches in Manchester

YST National School Sport Week commenced on Monday 24 June with a Five Ways to Wellbeing Festival at Flixton Girls School – part of the Healthy Learning Trust, bringing together schools from across Manchester.
Continue Reading

Thousands of schools mark YST National School Sport Week 2019

Thousands of schools, are joining a national campaign led by children’s charity the Youth Sport Trust (YST) calling for greater awareness of the importance of sport and Physical Education to young people’s wellbeing.
Continue Reading
NSSW-WB-Website-Page-Banner.png

DC UK announced as key partner for YST National School Sport Week

The Youth Sport Trust is delighted to confirm DC UK as a key partner in the UK for YST National School Sport Week 2019 in celebration of Batman’s 80th anniversary.
Continue Reading

Charity launches project to help build connections between Birmingham schools

Children’s charity the Youth Sport Trust has today launched a new project in partnership with Team England to encourage social integration among young people across Birmingham.
Continue Reading

Extra support to help young people with SEND learn water safety

This year’s Drowning Prevention Week will see a focus on teaching water safety to pupils with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND).
Continue Reading

More active girls have better wellbeing, new data finds

A new report has found that physically active girls are happier and more resilient than those who are not physically active.
Continue Reading
More News

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.