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BLOG: Giving a voice to young people with SEND as they return to school

Karen Erikson, Inclusion Lead at The Lakes School in Cumbria, a Youth Sport Trust Lead Inclusion School, discusses the importance of giving a voice to young people with SEND as schools return.
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Majority of parents say their children are less active than before lockdown

Ahead of schools’ return, our new research finds parents want to see young people active every day.
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Government confirms return of school sport

The Government’s lockdown exit plan published today (22 February 2021) has confirmed that: All schools in England will...
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BLOG: How we’re using inclusive PE resources to ensure no children are left behind - and how you can too

Danika Williams, PE Lead at Peartree Spring Primary School in Stevenage, blogs about how their school is using the Youth Sport Trust Inclusion 2020 Learning and Discovery festival resources during the third national lockdown.
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BLOG: Why moving matters and why we’re supporting the Youth Sport Trust

Ahead of DVT Awareness Month in March, Louis O’Neill’s parents Stanley and Lesley discuss why it’s so important to them that young people grow up with a love of movement, especially during the third national lockdown.
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Charity welcomes new funding for school sport facilities

TheYouth Sport Trust responds to the launch of the first phase of the Prime Minister’s transformative school rebuilding programme and more than £10 million invested to support school sports and swimming facilities in England, distributed through Sport England.
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Amy Truelove talks about Active in Mind on Children's Mental Health Week

Charity unleashes power of sport for children’s minds with free resources

Children’s charity the Youth Sport Trust has released a suite of free lifestyle tools and stress-busting techniques to support healthier and happier children on Place2Be’s Children’s Mental Health Week.
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Charity calls for special sport and activity recovery term when schools reopen

Earlier this week, we responded to the news that schools would open on March 8 at the earliest. Here's our response in the Daily Telegraph on what we feel needs to be done in the next six weeks to support schools and children to feel confident when they return.
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Young people empowered to stand united against hate crime.

Young people empowered through sport to stand united and create social change

Thanks to funding from the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government through the Faith, Race and Hate Crime Grant Scheme, national children’s charity the Youth Sport Trust will be leading a consortium of more than 30 organisations on Unified Action.
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New Sport England strategy comes at a pivotal time

Sport England has today launched its 10-year strategy. Children's charity the Youth Sport Trust welcomes the launch of 'Uniting the Movement'.
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PE curriculum made virtual for the first time

Children’s charity the Youth Sport Trust (YST) has welcomed the decision to establish a virtual national curriculum for Physical Education (PE) in light of the decline in children’s activity levels and associated physical and mental wellbeing.
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Co-op Foundation #iwill grant to enable charity to bridge wellbeing gap for boys

UK children’s charity, the Youth Sport Trust, has received a grant of more than £63,300 from Co-op’s charity, the Co-op Foundation. The grant will be used to help boys transition to secondary school.
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