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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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Active children means active minds

Recent research which found that children learn better when they are physically active supports how the Youth Sport Trust encourages teachers to incorporate exercise and movement into daily lessons.
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Young people shape sport in their areas

Young people shape sport in their areas

Olympic Champion and YST Ambassador Jason Gardener met with 90 teenagers from BAME communities to inspire them to play an active role in the sports provision in their local areas.
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Shortlist for the 2017 British Ethnic Diversity Sports Awards unveiled

Introducing our sports award nominees

Three young rising stars have been nominated for the Youth Sport Trust Young Sportsperson of the Year Award at the 2017 British Ethnic Diversity Sports Awards.
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How we work


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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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.


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

Our impact


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 2015-16


young people were given training opportunities through the Youth Sport Trust, which included coaching, officiating and volunteering. 30% of those trained received training in inclusive practice


flourishing network of Youth Sport Trust member schools


adults were trained by the Youth Sport Trust to deliver high quality PE, sport and physical activity in 2015-16