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From the pitch to the page: Author pens live Lionesses story

The National Literacy Trust, Rebellion and The Football Association have teamed up to launch a free live story following the journey of England’s Lionesses at the FIFA Women’s World Cup.
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Youth Sport Trust launches new partnership with sporting retailer Decathlon

The Youth Sport Trust is delighted to announce a new partnership with Decathlon, the world’s largest sporting retailer.
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Almost two in three UK adults agree Physical Education should be a core subject

Almost two in three UK adults agree that Physical Education should be a core subject in the national curriculum, new research conducted by YouGov on behalf of children’s charity the Youth Sport Trust has found.
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YST responds to new Ofsted inspection framework

Ofsted has today published its new education inspection framework which will take effect from September 2019. Read our response here.
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Charity launches countdown to YST National School Sport Week

Children’s charity the Youth Sport Trust has today started the countdown for this summer’s YST National School Sport Week – with a call for more time on the curriculum for Physical Education in every school.
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DfE does not plan to change curriculum PE requirement

YST responds to Government official response to an online petition calling for Physical Education to be made a core subject in schools from Key Stage 1 through to Key Stage 5.
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Generation of young people being deprived of vital play time

New research published today shows that school break times have been getting shorter over the past two decades, with teachers trying to pack more lessons into the day.
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Training for teachers on The Power of an Active School

Nike, Youth Sport Trust & Discovery Education host free professional development event for local primary school teachers
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DfE confirms Primary PE and Sport Premium for 2019/20

The Department for Education has today confirmed to us that it will fund the Primary PE and Sport Premium for the 2019/...
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New school resources shine a light on Women’s World Cup

A history of women’s football, how to achieve your dreams and spotlighting inspiring female role models will be taught in classrooms across the country in the build up to the FIFA Women’s World Cup in June.
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YST supports petition to make PE a core subject

The Youth Sport Trust is pleased to lend its support to a recent government petition, created by councillor Eartha Pond, to make PE a core subject, with a minimum of two hours allocated weekly, across Key Stage 1 to Key Stage 5.
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Charity responds to new evidence showing pupil mental health crisis

Charity responds to new evidence which finds more than eight out of 10 teachers say mental health among pupils in England has deteriorated in the past two years.
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