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.

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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.