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Ofsted inspection framework is good news for PE

Ofsted has today published a draft inspection framework for 2019 which set out how it proposes to inspect schools, further education and skills provision and registered early years settings.
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Young people shoot for the stars at Unified Basketball festival

More than 240 primary and secondary school children from across Berkshire, both with and without intellectual disabilities, Special Educational Needs and other disabilities, have taken part in a ‘unified basketball’ and games festival.
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USA 2020 Challenge

YST ambassador to cycle and run through all 50 USA capital states

Ben Smith aims to raise £1 million for the Youth Sport Trust and the 401 Foundation while demonstrating the positive effects physical activity can have on confidence, self esteem and overall mental health.
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Children and young people research an ‘urgent wake-up call’

Charity responds to Sport England's Active Lives Children and Young People research which shows fewer than one in five young people are meeting the recommended 60 minutes every day.
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Charity named runner up at UK Coaching's Awards

Children’s charity the Youth Sport Trust (YST) has been recognised for developing hundreds of young people’s leadership, activism and coaching skills at the prestigious UK Coaching Awards.
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Confidence crisis in primary girls stopping them from getting active

Data released today by children’s charity the Youth Sport Trust (YST) shows a confidence crisis in girls is stopping them from getting active from as young as the age of seven.
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Girls empowered and inspired to help peers to be more active

The Girls Active Inspiration Day has returned for its third year in Northern Ireland to grow a budding network of girls who are inspired to become role models and leaders.
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Charity offers guidance for schools on primary PE and sport premium

Training for teachers, more varied activities, and new equipment to get classes moving are helping to usher in a ‘once in a generation’ transformation of PE across primary schools in England.
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Football boosting young girls' mental wellbeing and confidence

Girls’ mental health in schools is being helped through football, new research from children’s charity the Youth Sport Trust and The Football Association (FA) has found.
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'Turn PE depts. into departments of health & wellbeing' says charity

The Youth Sport Trust has responded to the Department of Health and Social Care’s Prevention is Better Than Cure vision after it encourages people to take more responsibility for managing their own health.
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Children's inactivity levels rise finds new data

Just one in 30 of children aged either nine or ten completes the recommended amount of daily exercise. The data, reported in the Mail on Sunday, was gathered by researchers at the universities of Exeter and Plymouth.
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New film celebrates sport's impact in communities

A new film celebrating how sport and physical activity is building social connectedness in five areas across the UK has been nominated in the 2018 Charity Film Awards .
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