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Charity says fun, friendship and freedom key to getting young people active

Sport England publishes world-leading research into the attitudes of children and young people towards sport and physical activity.
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Barclays and The FA announce landmark partnership to invest in UK women's sport

Barclays will collaborate with The FA and The Youth Sport Trust to support the development and delivery of 100 Girls’ Football School Partnerships.
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Girls invited to enter awards which celebrate PE and getting active

Girls from across more than 300 primary and secondary schools in England will have the chance to be recognised for their work to inspire more girls in their school to get active, through the 2019 Girls Active Awards.
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Charity Conference attracts 600 delegates to discuss latest insight & best practice

Tackling some of the most significant and pressing issues young people face today was at the heart of the Youth Sport Trust 2019 National Conference, held at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry yesterday.
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Sweeping success for schools & young people at charity’s Awards

Schools, educational organisations and young people across the country have picked up prestigious national awards for using the power of PE, school sport and physical activity to change the lives of young people during the Youth Sport Trust’s 2019 Annual Conference.
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Charity welcomes brave step from DfE for 2020 curriculum shake up

New changes will be made to the curriculum by 2020 teaching children about how to keep safe online and a revised health education.
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Charity is in top 30 best not for profit places to work in UK

The Youth Sport Trust is one of the best places to work in the UK, according to the prestigious Sunday Times 100 Best Not for Profit Companies to Work For list.
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Inclusive youth sport festivals to be held across England

Thousands of young people will take part in a nationwide series of inclusive sport festivals in the run up to the 2020 Paralympic Games.
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Girls developed as coaches in NI at first ever camp of its kind

The camp enabled more than 30 girls to have the skills to get their peers active and begin their journey into coaching. Adventurer Nikki Bradley gave an inspirational talk on overcoming adversity.
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YST releases annual Impact report evidencing benefits of sport and play

Taking part in inclusive sport and play improves young people’s lives, the Youth Sport Trust’s (YST) Annual Impact Report shows.
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Charity supports Minister for Sport's calls for increase to school sport levels

YST said it has long been campaigning for physical literacy to be put on a par with literacy and numeracy as Minister for Sport addresses UK Sport funding strategy launch.
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Pioneering the benefits of physical activity on Children’s Mental Health Week

On Place2Be’s Children’s Mental Health Week , children’s charity the Youth Sport Trust has said in a world full of pressures related to exams, family life and exposure to social media, it is important to raise awareness of the benefits physical activity can have on mental wellbeing.
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