Power of PE – good school experiences have generational impact

Positive PE experiences last a lifetime. A children’s charity has today launched a new ‘state of the nation’ report on PE, school sport and physical activity to help families and schools understand the importance of supporting children to move more.

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27 Jan 2020

Access to sports halls and playing fields after the bell rings a step in right direction, says charity

Children's charity the Youth Sport Trust said keeping sports halls and playing fields open during the holidays will be crucial to make a lasting difference to children's wellbeing.

21 Jan 2020

School Girls Empowered to Become Campaigners for PE

New resources are being rolled out to girls in secondary schools as part of a campaign to empower them to get their peers active.

16 Jan 2020

More than 630,000 children supported to have better wellbeing through sport & play

The Youth Sport Trust (YST) has today revealed through its annual Impact report that it helped 630,000 young people benefit from training and opportunities to participate in high, quality inclusive sport and play last year.

13 Jan 2020

Sport and play has key role in building next generation of empathetic leaders

Empathy Week will take place between 24-28 February 2020 and is a free resource and includes films, lesson plans, a teacher’s guide and student worksheets.

09 Jan 2020

Ready, Steady, Mo! Olympic champion spearheads New Year challenge

Sir Mo Farah teams up with Village Hotel Club to launch ‘Mo’s Million Mile Challenge’ to raise vital funds for Youth Sport Trust.

10 Dec 2019

Joanna Adams joins the board of the Youth Sport Trust

The Youth Sport Trust is delighted to confirm that Joanna Adams has been appointed to its Board of Trustees.

09 Dec 2019

Charity among first in Leics to be awarded inclusive status

Loughborough-based children’s charity the Youth Sport Trust has been awarded with a Disability Confident Leader status - and is the second organisation in Leicestershire to achieve the inclusive recognition.

05 Dec 2019

New data showing over 2 million children inactive is 'unacceptable' says charity

Children’s charity the Youth Sport Trust has responded to new research showing that levels of physical activity among young people are increasing - but still ‘unacceptably’ low in schools.

29 Nov 2019

'Young voices can be ignored no longer' say more than 140 children's organisations

Today, the Youth Sport Trust supports an open letter led by the National Children's Bureau to call on the major political parties to put children and young people at the heart of their campaigns and set out how they will tackle the issues children care about.

25 Nov 2019

Dubois revealed as BBC Young Sports Personality of the Year

18-year-old Dubois took the title from the final three shortlisted including skateboarder Sky Brown and world taekwondo medallist Aaliyah Powell.

19 Nov 2019

An open letter to all political party leaders

Read the open letter addressed to leaders of all the main UK political parties. The letter calls for investment in teacher training and school sport facilities among ensuring every young person enjoys 60 minutes of sport and physical activity every day.

04 Nov 2019

Disney storytelling to get the nation’s girls physically active

The FA’s Shooting Stars initiative launches today in 1,200 primary schools across England to inspire girls to get active and learn the fundamentals of football.