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Available now, powered by Youth Sport Trust and Bupa Foundation, your chance to put wellbeing at the heart of education.

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We're helping unlock the potential of young people through the power of PE, purposeful enrichment and positive wellbeing.

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TEXT GOES HERE Return to School Support

Information and resources for schools, parents and carers to support the return to Physical Education and school sport.

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Find out how shopping with Decathlon can support YST's vital work.

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TEXT GOES HERE Girls Football in Sport

We’re supporting equal access for all sports, including football for girls.

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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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Children return to PE with low levels of physical fitness

New research released today by children’s charity the Youth Sport Trust has recorded teacher’s accounts of what a return to PE and sport in schools across the UK looks like following six months of closures.
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Wellbeing and location most important factors for parents choosing a school

Wellbeing is the most important issue for secondary school parents when choosing a school for their children, new research published today shows.
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BLOG: Three easy ways to transform young lives as you shop this term

As a national children’s charity, we believe in the power of sport to transform young lives. We’re passionate about the...
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BLOG: The experiences of young leaders during lockdown

This week is UK Coaching Week 2020. As part of Youth Sport Trust's celebration of the week, this blog post turns to the future and reveals the findings of a unique study we conducted with over 45 young leaders, coaches and volunteers.
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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.