10 Aug 2021
Charity announces return of UK's biggest multi-sport event for school-aged athletes
As the dust settles on the Tokyo Olympics, children’s charity the Youth Sport Trust has announced the return of The School Games National Finals, the UK’s biggest youth multi-sport event, next month after a three-year hiatus.Find Out More
01 Jul 2019
National School Sport Week sees thousands of schools join campaign to protect PE
Giant sand sculptures, campaigning across the UK to raise awareness of PE and sport’s importance, and dozens of MP visits to school sports days.
28 Jun 2019
An open letter to Jeremy Hunt and Boris Johnson
A letter to the final two candidates for the Conservative Party leadership.
24 Jun 2019
Thousands of schools mark YST National School Sport Week 2019
Thousands of schools are joining a national campaign led by children’s charity the Youth Sport Trust (YST) calling for greater awareness of the importance of sport and Physical Education to young people’s wellbeing.
24 Jun 2019
YST National School Sport Week 2019 launches in Manchester
Thousands of school are joining the national campaign led by children’s charity the Youth Sport Trust (YST) this week calling for greater awareness of the importance of sport and Physical Education to young people’s wellbeing.
19 Jun 2019
Charity launches project to help build connections between Birmingham schools
Children’s charity the Youth Sport Trust has today launched a new project in partnership with Team England to encourage social integration among young people across Birmingham.
13 Jun 2019
More active girls have better wellbeing, new data finds
New YST Girls Active report is one of the biggest ever surveys looking specifically at girls' activity.
10 Jun 2019
Rise in children using sports prosthetics in PE sees charity develop guidance for schools
Two charities have responded to a high number of schools asking for more support to make their PE lessons and activities inclusive for children using sports prostheses.
16 May 2019
Almost two in three UK adults agree Physical Education should be a core subject
Almost two in three UK adults agree that Physical Education should be a core subject in the national curriculum, new research conducted by YouGov on behalf of children’s charity the Youth Sport Trust has found.
14 May 2019
YST responds to new Ofsted inspection framework.
Ofsted has today published its new education inspection framework which will take effect from September 2019.
10 May 2019
DfE does not plan to change curriculum PE requirement
Government has today published its official response to an online petition calling for Physical Education to be made a core subject in schools from Key Stage 1 through to Key Stage 5.
10 May 2019
Generation of young people being deprived of vital play time
'It is likely to be no coincidence that this decline in play time and PE comes at a time when schools are warning of a growing mental health crisis'
03 May 2019
Training for teachers on The Power of an Active School
Nike, Youth Sport Trust & Discovery Education host free professional development event for local primary school teachers.