The benefits of sport participation and physical activity in schools

This powerful new research shows the importance of young people taking part in sport and physical activity at school, and crucially continuing to take part throughout exam season.

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22 Dec 2020

Students in Prescot told to shoot for the stars by World Champion skater

A programme which aims to provide young people from disadvantaged backgrounds with the opportunity to develop valuable life and leadership skills is making waves in Prescot, Merseyside.

14 Dec 2020

Boxes bursting with sport inspired toys donated to Charnwood children

Children in need in Charnwood will receive a Christmas treat this year to help them have fun and enjoy sport over the holidays, thanks to a partnership between Loughborough charity the Youth Sport Trust and the Charnwood Christmas Toy Appeal.

11 Dec 2020

More than £25k raised for teaching heroes in charity’s Christmas appeal 

The Youth Sport Trust thanks supporters for raising £25,451 including Gift Aid.

10 Dec 2020

Youth Sport Trust and Wonder Woman 1984 charity partnership kicks off with free resources for families

Partnership with children’s charity the Youth Sport Trust will see the creation of free Wonder Woman-inspired resources for children, families and schools.

08 Dec 2020

Children get active in lockdown with online sports club

Almost 14,000 children & young people tune in for their sports club.

02 Dec 2020

Ofsted highlights the importance of PE and school sport

Chief Inspector of schools launches annual report by affirming the essential role PE and sport have to play in schools.

01 Dec 2020

Teaching heroes praised in charity’s Christmas appeal

The Youth Sport Trust is aiming to raise £25,000 to support teachers’ wellbeing this week.

26 Nov 2020

Government’s Spending Review 2020: summary

The Chancellor announced additional funding for schools and for sport.

23 Nov 2020

Outdoor grassroots sport given green light to resume

Charity welcomes reports that outdoor grassroots sport will be allowed to resume from 2 December.

16 Nov 2020

Youth Sport Trust pays tribute to Lisa Burgoyne

It is with great sadness that we at Youth Sport Trust share the news of the death of one of our family, Lisa Burgoyne.

16 Nov 2020

Help us support frontline school staff in the Big Give’s Christmas Challenge

By investing in our teachers now, our children will reap the benefits for years to come.

12 Nov 2020

Charity launches online After School Sport Club to fill void created by lockdown

Children across the UK are being encouraged to ‘stay active and keep up their after-school sport’ by former sports stars and children’s charity the Youth Sport Trust.