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Intergenerational physical activity inspires kindness amid Coronavirus

As the country faces some of the toughest measures in peacetime history, school children across the country are supporting their elderly ‘activity buddies’ by sending them self-isolation activity packs.
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Government supports sport sector response to keep children active during Coronavirus

Government backs a virtual weekly sport and physical activity digital programme to keep children active during the period of school closures.
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Important update: Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Amid the developing Coronavirus situation across the country, the Youth Sport Trust has released important information surrounding its events and mass gatherings.
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Budget announcement confirms funding for Primary PE

The Budget announcement delivered by the Chancellor today has set out funding commitments to support primary PE teaching and improve the use of school sport facilities, while updating the School Sport and Activity Action Plan.
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Charity celebrates 25th anniversary at annual conference

The power of sport can make those on the outskirts of society no longer feel alone… this was one of the most resonant messages from yesterday’s Youth Sport Trust 25 th Anniversary Conference and Awards Dinner.
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Parents say wellbeing in school is more important than academic results

New research, carried out by YouGov for the Youth Sport Trust, reveals parents’ appetite for schools to focus on young people’s physical, mental, social and emotional wellbeing.
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#Marmot2020 highlights the need to tackle inequality through sport

Our response to the publication of #Marmot2020, The Marmot Review 10 Years On.
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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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Access to sports halls and playing fields after the bell rings a step in right direction, says charity

The Education Secretary has today announced that schools will receive additional money to keep sports halls and playing fields open during the holidays to fight child obesity.
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