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.
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.
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.
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.
05 Mar 2021
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.
22 Feb 2021
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.
15 Feb 2021
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.
19 Jan 2021
How we're giving a voice to children with additional needs in alternative education
Vicci Wells, National Manager - Targeted Interventions at the Youth Sport Trust, Nathan Nwenwu, Lead Teacher for PE at Lawnswood Campus and Dave Rohman, Lead Inclusion School in Lancashire who are working with Blackpool Education Diversity, blog about a new approach to working with alternative education settings and pupil referral units (PRUs) to help young people develop life skills and their voice using PE and school sport.
08 Dec 2020
Providing all children with vital skills through inclusive school swimming and water safety
Through Inclusion 2020, the Department for SEND Inclusion in PE, School Sport and Physical Activity grant, Katie Towner, Head of Learn to Swim at Swim England, discusses the importance of all children being provided with the opportunity to learn to swim and enjoy the water.
24 Nov 2020
Ten top tips for teaching primary PE
Youth Sport Trust partner Complete PE has shared its ten top tips for teaching PE in primary schools.
11 Nov 2020
How the PE and Sport Premium is supporting our recovery curriculum
Dawn Mallett, Sport and PE Development Manager, blogs about how the PE and sport premium funding is being used with a focus on key indicators 1 and 2 in supporting the recovery curriculum at Stanton and Pepper Hill Schools.
09 Nov 2020
My Week - Lucy Ellis
Lucy Ellis, who is a Research and Evaluation specialist in the Research and Insight team at YST, talks about what a typical week looks like for her.