TEXT GOES HERE YST Conference

Our much anticipated anniversary conference focuses on human skills in the digital age and what it means to be a well school.

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TEXT GOES HERE YST Impact Report Launch

More than 630,000 children supported to have better wellbeing through sport and play.

Headline figures

TEXT GOES HERE Active Across Ages

We have developed an action-based research project which uses physical activity as the catalyst to bring generations together.

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TEXT GOES HERE London Marathon 2020

Find out more about all the amazing people taking on the London Marathon on behalf of YST this April and support them here.

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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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Youth Sport Trust one of the UK’s best places to work

The Youth Sport Trust, a children’s charity working to improve young people’s lives through sport, is one of the best places to work in the UK according to the 2020 Sunday Times 100 Best Not-for-Profit Companies to Work for list.
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Young sports activist to be recognised at Sport Gives Back

A 17-year-old from Swansea will be recognised by children’s charity the Youth Sport Trust for the work she has done transforming lives through sport in Wales.
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Charity pays tribute to colleague and stalwart of PE

The Youth Sport Trust has rallied around one of its longest standing members of its Learning Academy following the passing of Gill Parry.
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Charity named one of Britain's Top 100 LGBT-inclusive employers

The Youth Sport Trust (YST) has been named one of the most inclusive employers in Britain by lesbian, gay, bi and trans equality charity Stonewall in its Top 100 Employers list for 2020.
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Our impact

630,000

young people benefited from training and opportunities to participate in and lead high quality inclusive sport and play in 2018/19.

18,420

schools reached through our programmes in 2018/19.

94%

of young people taking part in one of our programmes said the experienced helped them develop at least one important life skill - communication, leadership or teamwork.

89%

of teachers said a YST programme had a positive impact on young people's health and wellbeing - improving either confidence, empathy or resilience.

77%

of teachers said they had seen at least one of the following positive benefits for pupils within school - attainment, attendance or behaviour.

26,771

adults trained in 2018/19 to support PE and school sport.