The Youth Sport Trust believe it’s time to re-imagine why and how we teach PE.

We believe that PE and sport play a fundamental role in the education and development of every child, and we know from more than 25 years of working with schools they make a significant contribution to young people’s wellbeing, engagement and learning.

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23 Nov 2020

Outdoor grassroots sport given green light to resume

Charity welcomes reports that outdoor grassroots sport will be allowed to resume from 2 December.

16 Nov 2020

Youth Sport Trust pays tribute to Lisa Burgoyne

It is with great sadness that we at Youth Sport Trust share the news of the death of one of our family, Lisa Burgoyne.

16 Nov 2020

Help us support frontline school staff in the Big Give’s Christmas Challenge

By investing in our teachers now, our children will reap the benefits for years to come.

12 Nov 2020

Charity launches online After School Sport Club to fill void created by lockdown

Children across the UK are being encouraged to ‘stay active and keep up their after-school sport’ by former sports stars and children’s charity the Youth Sport Trust.

10 Nov 2020

Government guidance on extra-curricular sport during lockdown – 10 November update

Joint statement from Youth Sport Trust, Sport & Recreation Alliance, ukactive and Association for Physical Education.

06 Nov 2020

Youth Sport Trust welcomes continuation of PE and school sport during lockdown

The Youth Sport Trust has today welcomed clarification from Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden that extra-curricular sport can continue during the national lockdown in England.

04 Nov 2020

Government urged to clarify lockdown school sport guidance

The Youth Sport Trust says schools should be encouraged and supported to provide after-school sport and warns new guidelines risk causing confusion.

03 Nov 2020

Sky Sports support charity’s 25th birthday awards to celebrate young people in sport

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

02 Nov 2020

Charity responds to clamp down on children’s sport through lockdown

Following the Prime Minister speaking in the Houses of Parliament about England's looming lockdown, latest regulations have banned youth and school sport.

02 Nov 2020

More online support for PE teachers as charity supports Oak National Academy

Children’s sport charity, the Youth Sport Trust, has been tasked with developing Key Stage 3 resources and online lesson plans for PE.

26 Oct 2020

How This Girl Can… Create Change! with the help of fantastic resources

While the world may feel very different now compared to January 2020, the ambition of building the next generation of change makers through sport is no different than nine months ago for the Youth Sport Trust (YST).

23 Oct 2020

Sports stars say teacher confidence key to getting primary PE right

Over the next few weeks, every primary school in England will receive the first instalment of a £320 million government grant, now in its seventh year, which significantly extends the resourcing for Physical Education and Sport.