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
01 Feb 2021
Charity unleashes power of sport for children’s minds with free resources
Children’s Mental Health Week (1 to 7 February 2021).
29 Jan 2021
Charity calls for special sport and activity recovery term when schools reopen
Almost three-quarters of teachers identified ‘low physical fitness’ as an issue when children returned to the classroom last September. The next six weeks are vital.
26 Jan 2021
New Sport England strategy comes at a pivotal time
Sport England has today launched its 10-year Uniting the Movement strategy.
26 Jan 2021
Young people empowered through sport to stand united and create social change
Unified Action, a new rapid pilot using the power of sport, is launching in five cities to connect young people with their communities, create greater diversity in sports governance and civil society, and ensure young people’s voices are heard.
25 Jan 2021
PE curriculum made virtual for the first time
Children’s charity the Youth Sport Trust (YST) has welcomed the decision to establish a virtual national curriculum for Physical Education (PE) in light of the decline in children’s activity levels and associated physical and mental wellbeing.
21 Jan 2021
Co-op Foundation #iwill grant to enable charity to bridge wellbeing gap for boys
UK children’s charity, the Youth Sport Trust, has received a grant of more than £63,300 from Co-op’s charity, the Co-op Foundation.
14 Jan 2021
New data showing 2.3 million children inactive highlights urgent need for national plan
Research published by Sport England today shows a decline in physical activity levels among young people last year.
08 Jan 2021
Online club to help a generation maintain sports skills at home
Children across the UK are being helped to feel part of a club and encouraged to ‘keep developing their multi sports skills’ by former sports stars and children’s charity the Youth Sport Trust (YST).
05 Jan 2021
Youth Sport Trust responds to third lockdown
Following the recent announcement of a third lockdown, national children’s sport charity the Youth Sport Trust has issued the below statement about the impact it will have on Physical Education, school sport and physical activity for children.
22 Dec 2020
Students in Prescot told to shoot for the stars by World Champion skater
A programme which aims to provide young people from disadvantaged backgrounds with the opportunity to develop valuable life and leadership skills is making waves in Prescot, Merseyside.
14 Dec 2020
Boxes bursting with sport inspired toys donated to Charnwood children
Children in need in Charnwood will receive a Christmas treat this year to help them have fun and enjoy sport over the holidays, thanks to a partnership between Loughborough charity the Youth Sport Trust and the Charnwood Christmas Toy Appeal.
11 Dec 2020
More than £25k raised for teaching heroes in charity’s Christmas appeal
The Youth Sport Trust thanks supporters for raising £25,451 including Gift Aid.