08 Mar 2023
Charity welcomes Government announcement for critical school sport funding
Today the Government has announced over £600 million of ringfenced funding to support primary school physical activity and sport, alongside an additional £22 million of funding for the nationwide network of 450 School Games Organisers.Find Out More
17 Aug 2020
Sport and PE vital to wellbeing when schools return
Children's charity responds to Government's Wellbeing for Education Return programme.
28 Jul 2020
Dr Radha joins charity to champion sport as tool for wellbeing
BBC Radio 1’s daytime show medical expert and NHS GP, Dr Radha says it is important young people know sport is for them.
27 Jul 2020
Charity responds to new strategy on obesity
The Youth Sport Trust has welcomed the Government’s commitment to improving the nation’s health as it launches new strategy and ‘Better Health’ campaign.
01 Jul 2020
Charity campaign helps millions connect through sport
A charity campaign to unite people through sport and help young people missing out on school sport days reached more than two million people last week.
21 Jun 2020
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.
19 Jun 2020
Millions of young people want to do more sport and exercise
Four million young people say they plan to do more sport and exercise as they come out of lockdown and return to school.
16 Jun 2020
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. But thanks to a need for social distancing, school closures and lockdown measures in light of Covid-19, young people are missing their friends and missing the sense of connection they get from enjoying sport and play.
16 Jun 2020
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.
11 Jun 2020
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.
11 Jun 2020
Virtual competitions to prevent children missing out on school sport
Pandemic has helped school sport sector move online, giving greater flexibility for young people to participate in exam seasons and during winter months.
05 Jun 2020
Charity wins award for inclusive culture in the workplace
As we celebrate Pride month, the Youth Sport Trust is pleased to receive an award for creating one of the most inclusive cultures in the workplace in Britain.
04 Jun 2020
YST Statement: Every young person should be able to grow up in an inclusive world
Children's charity releases statement for young people around the world reinforcing its commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion.