Power of PE – good school experiences have generational impact

Positive PE experiences last a lifetime. A children’s charity has today launched a new ‘state of the nation’ report on PE, school sport and physical activity to help families and schools understand the importance of supporting children to move more.

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12 Jan 2022

New Government report reveals PE cut backs in schools

A new government-commissioned research report has been published today which reveals how schools responded to the impact of Covid in the last academic year.

20 Dec 2021

Sky Brown named BBC Young Sports Personality of the Year

Young skateboarding superstar Sky Brown has been named as this year’s BBC Young Sports Personality of the Year.

17 Dec 2021

More than £25k supports teaching heroes through wellbeing initiatives 

Hundreds of frontline school staff have been supported to deal with the toll of the pandemic, thanks to the generosity of the public and organisations following the Youth Sport Trust’s first ever Christmas appeal.

10 Dec 2021

Youth Sport Trust welcomes House of Lords call for national focus on physical literacy

The Youth Sport Trust has welcomed a report issued by a House of Lords committee today (Friday) which calls for a long-term, cross-government national plan for sport, health and wellbeing.

09 Dec 2021

Millions of children inactive shows pressing need to tackle a generational crisis

Research published by Sport England reveals the decline in children’s activity levels last year has not recovered, and growing inequalities in participation and physical literacy are compounding the physical, social and mental health problems facing a generation of young people.

06 Dec 2021

Boy with Tourette’s and ADHD says Inclusion 2024 giving him access to sport

A 16-year-old boy has spoken out about how he was stopped doing sport at school because of his special educational needs.

25 Nov 2021

Young people go for gold in Youth Sport Trust’s awards

Young people, schools and social action groups have been recognised for helping to change lives through sport at a charity’s special awards ceremony.

19 Nov 2021

Youth Sport Trust is finalist at The 2021 Sports Business Awards

The Youth Sport Trust has been recognised for its response to the pandemic and living out its mission at a time of greatest need for children and young people across the UK.

12 Nov 2021

Charity of the year fundraising partnership announced with hasta World

The Youth Sport Trust has announced an exciting three-year partnership with hasta World which will see the organisation raise £25,000 a year for the charity.

28 Oct 2021

Sport and activity sector responds to the Autumn Budget and 2021 Spending Review

Organisations unite in calling for long-term and ambitious new School Sport and Activity Action Plan

11 Oct 2021

Three-year trend of girls reporting same barriers to physical activity in schools

Periods, low confidence, and other people watching. New data has shown that girls are continuing to report the same barriers to physical activity in schools.

06 Oct 2021

Children feeling ‘fitter’ and ‘stronger’ as schools put physical activity at heart of learning

Children across the country have reported feeling fitter and stronger - not just physically but mentally - since returning to a more active way of learning following a year of disruption.