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16 Sep 2021

Class of 2035: 'As we move out of the pandemic, we have to work to ensure we don’t see activity levels decrease'

As our charity launches a landmark piece of new research into young people’s future relationships with PE and school sport this week, Sport England’s Executive Director of Children and Young People Mike Diaper, has supported the findings. Read Mike’s response.

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12 Jul 2021

Pedal power! Ali shares journey from Land’s End to John o' Groats

Chief Executive of the Youth Sport Trust, Ali Oliver MBE, has set off on a mega challenge to cycle the whole length of Great Britain to mark 25 years of empowering young people and equipping educators. Follow Ali’s journey here as she recaps the power of sport.

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08 Jul 2021

See how some young athletes are inspiring other young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) to stay active

Funded through the Peter Harrison Foundation and working in partnership with Highfurlong School (Blackpool), Slated Row School (Milton Keynes) and Budmouth Academy (Weymouth), young people have both co-designed and created a suite of online sport and physical activity videos. Below you’ll find some blogs from some of the young people involved sharing their stories to help inspire other young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) to stay active over the summer. There are a range of sports and activities covered, including football, boxing, judo, athletics, cheerleading and Special Olympics Motor Activities Training.

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21 Jun 2021

See what schools, young people and organisations have been up to this week for National School Sport Week 2021: Together Again

See what schools, young people and organisations have been up to this week for National School Sport Week 2021: Together Again

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20 Jun 2021

Father's Day: Why parents are powerful role models for teenagers when it comes to sport

This weekend marks the beginning of the Youth Sport Trust’s National School Sport Week (19 to 25 June). With schools across the UK due to hold the biggest ever week of school sports days from Monday, the charity is turning its attention to Father’s Day.

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26 May 2021

David from Complete PE talks NSSW and his own childhood sports days

David Rock from Complete PE talks about NSSW and his own sports day experiences.

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25 May 2021

Jon from Teach Active talks NSSW and his own childhood sports days

Jon Smedley from Teach Active talks about NSSW and his own sports day experiences.

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24 May 2021

Want to apply for one of our fantastic funded programmes?

We’re excited to let you know that the application process is easier than ever thanks to our new website.

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18 May 2021

A parent perspective: How sport helped our son, Will

Dr Sam Browning, Mum, GP and Learning Disability Clinical Lead, shares her experiences and blogs for the Youth Sport Trust about how Inclusion 2020 is supporting young people with SEND to access PE and school sport.

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14 Apr 2021

New Youth Sport Trust Leadership Videos

Steph Matthews, YST Development Manager – Leadership and Volunteering and Izzy Perry, YST Project Officer discuss the impact of COVID-19 on leadership opportunities while signposting to a set of new Youth Sport Trust videos designed to help.

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19 Mar 2021

Top tips for more inclusive sport experiences for young people with Cerebral Palsy

During Cerebral Palsy (CP) Awareness Month, Bryan Kilpatrick Jnr discusses why disability sport is so important to him. He and YST Youth Board member Charlie Williams have also developed some top tips to make sport more inclusive for young people with CP.

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08 Mar 2021

This Girl Can…Create Change! on International Women’s Day and beyond

Wendy Taylor, Development Manager – Girls Active, blogs about the importance of the This Girl Can…Create Change! campaign.