Join #TribeYST and apply for a charity place today General Election 2019

Ahead of the election we are championing the need for the next government to prioritise play, sport and physical education.

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Read the sport sector response New Primary Premium Guidance

Teacher confidence and capacity to deliver PE improved with £320m funding.

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Register your interest for tickets Moving the goalposts

The FA and YST launch bigger and better girls’ football platform.

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Free online resources for young athletes Charity Film Awards

YST National School Sport Week campaign video entered into national awards.

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Catch up on last month's highlights The YST Podcast

The YST Podcast is here! Find us here or on Spotify, iTunes, Acast, or wherever you get your podcasts from.

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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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An open letter to all political party leaders

More than 40 leading sports organisations have today published an open letter to leaders of all the main UK political parties asking for them to make a commitment during the election campaign around ensuring every young person gets to enjoy 60 minutes of sport and physical activity every day.
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A decade of developing well-rounded young leaders in Wales

Leadership, confidence and communication – just three of the vital life skills that have been ignited among young people across Wales over the last decade thanks to the Young Ambassadors programme.
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Girls Active Award Winners 2019

The Girls Active Awards 2019 was held at the Houses of Parliament on November 6 th , with winners and their guests attending, along with a host of Girls Active Ambassadors, hosted by Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson.
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Shooting Stars programme launched today

Disney storytelling to get the nation’s girls physically active

The FA’s Shooting Stars initiative launches today in 1,200 primary schools across England to inspire girls to get active and learn the fundamentals of football.
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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.