Girls Active Awards

The Girls Active Awards are a celebration of the work girls 8 to 18-year-olds are leading, to get their peers more active and enjoying PE and physical activity in their school.


Teachers, parents, and participating girls can nominate individuals, groups, or projects for one of the four award categories celebrating the work achieved through the YST Girls Active programme.

Delivered in partnership with Women in Sport and This Girl Can, and funded through Sport England National Lottery, Girls Active supports schools and empower girls – through consultation and leadership - to make the necessary changes to PE, sport and physical activity provision to engage all girls, not just the sporty few.

In challenging times, it is more important than ever to profile and recognise the amazing achievements of young people through Girls Active. This year, we wanted to focus on recognising adaptability throughout the COVID-19 pandemic with four awards - 2 for groups and 2 for individuals. These will recognise those students, groups and projects that have shown innovative thinking, positive attitudes, and a dedication to raising the profile of sport among wider peer groups.

You can read more about the winners of the 2021 awards here.

You can watch the highlights of the 2020 awards here.