20 Sep 2023
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.Find Out More
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.
04 Oct 2021
Government announces £30 million for school sport
The Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport yesterday (3 October 2021) announced an additional £30 million per year of funding to improve and up school sport facilities in England as well as improving the teaching of Physical Education at primary school.