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PE & Sport Premium announced for 2020/21

Education Secretary Gavin Williamson has announced that primary schools in England will recieve £320 million funding...
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Governing during the coronavirus crisis

YST National Manager of Targeted Interventions and Chair of Governors at a primary school, Vicci Wells, blogs about governing in these extraordinary times.
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Charity campaign helps millions connect through sport

The week-long UK campaign, which took place between 20 and 26 June, helped to bring people together through sport at an unprecedentedly challenging time for young people’s wellbeing.
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Well Schools Blog: What will it be like when I go back to school?

That was the question I was asked by my 9-year-old son last week. At the time I thought it was his way of questioning how many times he would have to wash his hands, being able to touch equipment, sit next to his friends or celebrate that playground winning goal with a hug and a high-5.
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National School Sport Week at Home: LIVE 26/06

Tune in each day to read our live blog summarising key activity and what's happening throughout National School Sport Week at Home (20 to 26 June).
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Charity Shares New Research on Role Sport Can Play on Boys' Mental Health

The Youth Sport Trust has published a new research report ‘What About the Boys’ which sets out the potential for sport to play a greater role in improving boys’ mental health.
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Millions of young people want to do more sport and exercise

New research has been published by children’s charity the Youth Sport Trust today to mark the start of National School Sport Week at Home.
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Top tips to create your own virtual sports day at home

School sports days would usually be happening up and down the country this summer. In light of social distancing, school closures and lockdown measures we have produced five top tips for a sports day at home.
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Head teachers hail emergence of Well Schools

Head teachers from 30 schools have committed to put wellbeing at the heart of their schools in a bid to address declining physical and emotional wellbeing in classrooms across the country.
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Government urged to confirm Primary PE & Sport Premium for 2020/21

The Youth Sport Trust has today written an open letter to the Secretary of State for Education to ask for urgent clarity on the continuation of the primary PE & Sport Premium.
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Virtual competitions to prevent children missing out on school sport

With disruption to school life in England set to continue for some time, the school sport network is adapting and applying its learnings from lockdown to ensure children’s love of school sport does not dwindle, and the hardest to reach won’t miss out.
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Charity wins award for inclusive culture in the workplace

The charity was recently recognised in the Institute of Fundraising Awards, winning the Change Collective Award, after climbing more than 200 places in Stonewall’s third sector Top 100 Employers list for 2020 to first place in one year.
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