08 Mar 2023
Charity welcomes Government announcement for critical school sport funding
Today the Government has announced over £600 million of ringfenced funding to support primary school physical activity and sport, alongside an additional £22 million of funding for the nationwide network of 450 School Games Organisers.Find Out More
13 Aug 2021
Charity teams up with Sweaty Betty Foundation to support UK’s most disadvantaged young people
Getting girls active: children’s charity the Youth Sport Trust and The Sweaty Betty Foundation are forming a new partnership
10 Aug 2021
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.
29 Jul 2021
Charity responds to new report on community sport and getting children active again
A report published by the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) committee today (Thursday 29 July) has called on government to launch a nationwide campaign to get children active. Read the Youth Sport Trust's response.
25 Jun 2021
Hundreds of thousands enjoy week-long celebration of school sport
National School Sport Week 2021: The highlights
22 Jun 2021
Children pause lessons to play for National School Sport Week 2021
Broadcaster Leah Boleto has joined forces with YST to call for young people to get outdoors and get active for #NSSW2021
19 Jun 2021
Ready, set... school sports days are go for National School Sport Week 2021!
Thousands of schools, organisations, families and communities getting active for National School Sport Week: Together Again
17 Jun 2021
Primary PE and Sport Premium confirmed for 2021/22
The Department for Education has today (17 June) confirmed that the primary PE and Sport Premium will continue for the next academic year (2021/22).
10 Jun 2021
Youth Sport Trust & sport sector seek urgent clarity on the continuation of primary PE funding
An open letter to Education Secretary, the Rt Hon Gavin Williamson MP, has been published today calling for confirmation that the Primary PE and Sport Premium will continue for 2021/22. It comes with just a few weeks left of the summer term.
08 Jun 2021
Charity addresses young people's appetite to coach peers with virtual event
New research from the Youth Sport Trust has been released ahead of a pioneering virtual event to support young people to develop their coaching and leadership skills to get their peers active.
07 Jun 2021
School sports days are back! More than 1,000 events planned to take place this month
Schools across the country are coming together to celebrate a week of fun, play and sport.
24 May 2021
YST announce new partnership with Playinnovation
The playground equipment supplier produces a range of fun and engaging indoor and outdoor Educational Target Games for schools, designed alongside Olympians, PE instructors and sport specialists.
24 May 2021
Sports stars unite to get children active this summer
To combat concerns around a decline in sport and physical activity, British sporting stars have come together to encourage children to get active this summer.