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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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How we work - Solutions - Bikeability

Over 2 million young people cycle trained with Bikeability

2 million young people have been trained through Bikeability - a programme designed to give young people the skills and confidence to ride, especially on roads.
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Nominations open for British Ethnic Diversity Sports Awards

Nominations are open for the annual Lycamobile British Ethnic Diversity Sports Awards (BEDSAs), which will be hosted by Sir Lenny Henry on 18 March 2017 at the Hilton Park Lane, London.
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Bookings open for YST 2017 Conference

Elevating young people’s aspirations, achievement and wellbeing takes exceptional leadership. Join us to see how harnessing the power of PE and sport with inspiring leadership and innovation can make a positive difference.
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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