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.

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19 Jun 2020

Millions of young people want to do more sport and exercise

Four million young people say they plan to do more sport and exercise as they come out of lockdown and return to school.

16 Jun 2020

Top tips to create your own virtual sports day at home

School sports days would usually be happening up and down the country this summer. But thanks to a need for social distancing, school closures and lockdown measures in light of Covid-19, young people are missing their friends and missing the sense of connection they get from enjoying sport and play.

16 Jun 2020

Head teachers hail emergence of Well Schools

Head teachers from 30 schools have committed to put wellbeing at the heart of their schools in a bid to address declining physical and emotional wellbeing in classrooms across the country.

11 Jun 2020

Government urged to confirm Primary PE & Sport Premium for 2020/21

The Youth Sport Trust has today written an open letter to the Secretary of State for Education to ask for urgent clarity on the continuation of the primary PE & Sport Premium.

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.