Youth Sport Trust impact report reveals the power of sport and play to improve young lives

Young people reported feeling happier, more confident and more physically active as a result of taking part in programmes run by the Youth Sport Trust last year.

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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.

30 Apr 2019

DfE confirms Primary PE and Sport Premium for 2019/20

The Department for Education has today confirmed to us that it will fund the Primary PE and Sport Premium for the 2019/20 academic year.

25 Apr 2019

New school resources shine a light on Women’s World Cup

A history of women’s football, how to achieve your dreams and spotlighting inspiring female role models will be taught in classrooms across the country in the build up to the FIFA Women’s World Cup in June.

24 Apr 2019

YST supports petition to make PE a core subject

The Youth Sport Trust is pleased to lend its support to a recent government petition, created by councillor Eartha Pond, to make PE a core subject, with a minimum of two hours allocated weekly, across Key Stage 1 to Key Stage 5.