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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11 Jun 2020

Virtual competitions to prevent children missing out on school sport

Pandemic has helped school sport sector move online, giving greater flexibility for young people to participate in exam seasons and during winter months.

05 Jun 2020

Charity wins award for inclusive culture in the workplace

As we celebrate Pride month, the Youth Sport Trust is pleased to receive an award for creating one of the most inclusive cultures in the workplace in Britain.

04 Jun 2020

YST Statement: Every young person should be able to grow up in an inclusive world

Children's charity releases statement for young people around the world reinforcing its commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion.

02 Jun 2020

Charitable grant will help address digital disadvantage

Children who do not currently have access to laptops and tablets will now be able to study remotely, improve their digital literacy and use technology to support daily physical activity thanks to a donation of iPads to schools.

27 May 2020

Sport Sector Unites for National School Sport Week At Home

National Governing Bodies and organisations of sport have pledged their support to a children’s charity’s campaign which aims to reinvent school sport days at home for children across the country this June.

20 May 2020

Children won't miss out on school sports days as charity announces virtual week of competition

Youth Sport Trust and Sky Sports team up to unite the country through sport this summer for National School Sport Week At Home.

17 Apr 2020

Charity responds to new evidence showing pupil mental health crisis

The Youth Sport Trust says getting active is key to tackling declining mental wellbeing.

15 Apr 2020

Sport England publish findings of physical activity survey

Research carried out earlier this month has demonstrated the growing importance being placed on physical activity during the ongoing coronavirus crisis.

06 Apr 2020

Covid-19 Response: A message from our CEO

How the Youth Sport Trust is adapting to the challenges presented by Covid-19.

03 Apr 2020

Pillow passes and makeshift skipping ropes help over 43,100 kids keep active at home

Free resources help children keep moving, access PE and develop physical literacy during COVID-19 lockdown.

25 Mar 2020

Intergenerational physical activity inspires kindness amid Coronavirus

Children send ‘activity isolation packs’ to their elderly activity buddies.

17 Mar 2020

Important update: Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Amid the developing Coronavirus situation, the Youth Sport Trust has released important information surrounding its events and mass gatherings.