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02 Nov 2020

How writing girls into sport can inspire the next generation

Rocky Race blogs about her struggle to find books about sport containing female role models.

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30 Oct 2020

Three ways to tackle historic racism and build bridges to brighter futures for young people

As Black History Month draws to a close, YST Athlete Mentor and Triple Jump Olympian Vernon Samuels blogs about his history and how we can all make a difference to young Black people.

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26 Oct 2020

Top tips for a return to PE from John Spence Community High School

Adam Pilkington, Director of Sport at John Spence Community High School, North Shields, blogs about his school's return to PE.

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21 Oct 2020

A school governors’ handbook to the Primary PE and Sport Premium

A school governors’ handbook to the Primary PE and Sport Premium.

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21 Oct 2020

How COVID-19 has enabled us to reignite our intra-school competition programme

Ross McNeil, Head of Year 8 and House Enrichment Leader at King Edward VII Academy, blogs about the return to PE.

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09 Oct 2020

Why we must protect head teachers' mental health too

Lisa Fathers, Director of Teaching School and Partnerships at Bright Futures, and Adrian Bethune, founder of Teach Happy Blog, blog about headteacher and leadership wellbeing on World Mental Health Day (10 October).

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09 Oct 2020

How creating a teacher self-care toolkit can help you get through the winter

YST Ambassador Dr Radha Modgil blogs about how teachers can protect their wellbeing ahead of World Mental Health Day on 10 October.

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02 Oct 2020

The role of the primary PE and School Sport Premium in supporting your recovery curriculum

Our Primary PE and Achievement Lead, Emma Mackenzie-Hogg, considers how to revise your PE and School Sport Premium 2020/21 action planning to support your school’s recovery from the impacts of lockdown.

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21 Sep 2020

Three easy ways to transform young lives as you shop this term

The world seems to have changed so much since so many of us went into lockdown on 23 March 2020. Most children and young people got sent home from school, parents became teachers and, crucially, the purse strings tightened.

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17 Sep 2020

The experiences of young leaders during lockdown

This week is UK Coaching Week 2020. As part of Youth Sport Trust's celebration of the week, this blog post turns to the future and reveals the findings of a unique study we conducted with over 45 young leaders, coaches and volunteers.

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10 Sep 2020

My Week - Russell Cartwright

We are excited to launch a new bi-monthly series called My Week which will take a behind the scenes look at the working week of the people who are behind the mission and goals of the Youth Sport Trust. Hear from our development managers, project teams and others to get to know their faces and learn how they keep the cogs of the YST turning. We hope you enjoy!

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04 Sep 2020

How we are using Bollywood dancing to improve wellbeing

Children now known as generation lockdown have reported feeling stressed, worried and lonely. Ben Levinson, head teacher at Kensington Primary School in London, blogs about why schools need to ensure that when pupils return to classrooms and learning, they place young people’s wellbeing at the heart of the curriculum.