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We are a national charity building a brighter future for young people

We have an outstanding 20 year track record in improving the lives of young people from 18 months to 18 years. We work with all primary, secondary and special educational needs practitioners to create solutions that improve health, attendance, academic achievement and raise standards, providing all young people with skills for life.

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Riders gear up for cycle challenge

Riders take on cycle challenge

A group of riders, including Youth Sport Trust Chief Executive Alison Oliver, took part in an incredible cycle...
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School Games alumni dominate in Rio

School Games alumni dominate in Rio

The School Games multi-sport event has become a breeding ground for Olympic and Paralympic stars of the future – with...
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Schools win a trip to Rio and playground makeover

Schools win a trip to Rio and playground makeover

Woodlea Junior School in Leyland, Lancashire, has won an incredible trip to the Paralympics in Rio following their...
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How we work

Solutions

We develop and deliver innovative PE, school sport and physical activity programmes and interventions to support children and young people of all abilities and backgrounds.
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Learning

We use best practice, our knowledge and evidence to support schools to use PE and sport to raise standards, achievement and attainment across all subject areas.
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Network

We work in partnership with all types of schools, corporate partners, government, sport and education stakeholders, as well as local community organisations and networks. 
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Our impact

c.520,000

young people were given the opportunity by the Youth Sport Trust to take part in high quality and inclusive PE, sport and physical activity in 2014/15 

c.144,900

young people have been trained by the Youth Sport Trust to deliver high quality PE, sport and physical activity in 2014/15

c.3,500

inspirational athlete mentor visits in schools were organised by the Youth Sport Trust in 2014/15

c.14,600

adults were trained by the Youth Sport Trust to deliver high quality PE, sport and physical activity in 2014/15