Register your interest for tickets YST 2020 Conference

We're now taking bookings for the YST 2020 Conference which will take place on Thursday 27 February at Ricoh Arena, Coventry.

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Read the sport sector response School Recruitment Window

Interested in taking part in one of our programmes? Take a look at the upcoming opportunities and consider signing up.

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Free online resources for young athletes Healthy Movers

Report finds active play prepares two to five-year-olds in the country's lowest ranking district for social mobility for school.

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Join #TribeYST and apply for a charity place today London Marathon 2020

Join #TribeYST for the most iconic marathon and be one of 40,000 runners running 26.2 miles through the streets of London.

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Catch up on last month's highlights YST Podcast Launch

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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Children’s charity creates toolkit to help schools reframe competition

National children’s charity the Youth Sport Trust has launched an interactive toolkit and campaign to support the reframing of competition in school sports, following a successful 12-month pilot delivered through Sport England’s National Lottery investment in the School Games.
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New report finds active play helps two to five-year-olds prepare for school

A national children’s charity has said bringing groups of parents and early years teachers together for play in the country’s lowest ranking district for social mobility is improving the ability of two to five-year-olds to communicate and be school ready.
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Elite athletes and parents supported with wellbeing through new initiative

A new partnership which sees 11 national governing bodies of sport work with a national children’s sports charity will help educate up and coming young athletes in the rigours of performance sport, protecting their mental health and wellbeing.
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YST joins #21by21 campaign

The campaign, led by the Sport for Development Coalition and key partners, is aimed at encouraging 21,000 sports coaches and volunteers to become trained in mental health awareness by the year 2021. The Youth Sport Trust is proud to joing the campaign and support future generations of young people.
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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.