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In this section you can find out about all of our latest news and our views and opinions on important developments and best practices in PE and school sport

Youth Sport Trust launch Girls Active in Northern Ireland

Girls Active is an initiative from the charity the Youth Sport Trust, which is run in partnership with Women in Sport.
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Active children means active minds

Recent research which found that children learn better when they are physically active supports how the Youth Sport Trust encourages teachers to incorporate exercise and movement into daily lessons.
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Young people shape sport in their areas

Young people shape sport in their areas

Olympic Champion and YST Ambassador Jason Gardener met with 90 teenagers from BAME communities to inspire them to play an active role in the sports provision in their local areas.
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Shortlist for the 2017 British Ethnic Diversity Sports Awards unveiled

Introducing our sports award nominees

Three young rising stars have been nominated for the Youth Sport Trust Young Sportsperson of the Year Award at the 2017 British Ethnic Diversity Sports Awards.
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Olympian Jason Gardener inspires the country’s future leaders

Olympian Jason Gardener inspires the country’s future leaders

Olympic champion Jason Gardener MBE joins Future Sport Leaders in Manchester, a project which aims to motivate and inspire young people to take up decision making roles in their local area.
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Review of Government sport strategy released

Review of Government sport strategy released

The Government has published its first annual progress report on its new sport strategy that aims to get the nation more active for the positive impact it has on health, communities and the economy.
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Our Impact

Read our latest Impact Report – 2016 in review

Find out more about the positive difference we have made to the lives of young people, through improving mental and physical wellbeing, providing leadership opportunities and increasing their overall achievement level.
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Youth Sport Trust launch CLASS PAL with Loughborough University

Youth Sport Trust launch CLASS PAL with Loughborough University

The Youth Sport Trust has been working with Loughborough University on CLASS PAL; a project that supports teachers to incorporate physical active learning into their daily lessons.
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The Youth Sport Trust responds to State of Child Health report

The Youth Sport Trust responds to State of Child Health report

The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health has launched a new report, The State of Child Health, which brings together data on a comprehensive list of 25 measures of the health of UK children.
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Gordon D’Arcy joins 300 students for the Sky Academy Day

Gordon D’Arcy joins 300 students for the Sky Academy Day

Former Irish Rugby player Gordon D’Arcy took the lead with 300 students from secondary schools across Ireland for a Sky Academy Day, which runs in partnership with Youth Sport Trust.
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BLOG: Make 2017 a year that matters – get focused

BLOG: Make 2017 a year that matters – get focused

Jez Rose, the Behaviour Expert, provides his simple tips to get motivated for 2017, ahead of the YST Conference.
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Swapping Bali for Britain for the London Marathon 2017

Swapping Bali for Britain for the London Marathon 2017

Two Indonesian running enthusiasts are heading to the UK to pound the pavement in the 2017 London Marathon and raise money for Youth Sport Trust International.
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