CEO Ali Oliver on The Heart of a Well School

Why Daily Physical Activity, Weekly PE and an Inclusive School Sport Offer Sits at the Heart of a Well School.

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26 Feb 2024

Exciting Developments in Co-Curricular Sports

Youth Sport Trust Head of Sport Vicci Wells talks about latest developments and how schools can plan and deliver.

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19 Dec 2023

10 Fun and Free Winter Activities for Kids to Get Active

As the longer nights draw in and the temperatures drop, it’s easy for physical activity to fall to the bottom of the priority list. However, movement, sport and play are important all year round and offer additional benefits during the chillier months when it’s often easier to choose a boxset over a brisk walk.

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28 Nov 2023

Inclusive PE for SEND Children

Faith Newton talks about the importance of PE for SEND Children and what inspired her to write her book.

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14 Nov 2023

Unlocking the potential of sport and physical activity for our long-term health and well-being.

Head of Sport Vicci Wells talks about broadening the curriculum and enrichment offer within schools and the importance of measuring health and wellbeing.

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06 Nov 2023

Tackling Inequalities and Empowering Vulnerable Young People through Sport

Sport is more than just games; they are a platform for change.

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31 Oct 2023

CEO Ali Oliver on The Heart of a Well School

Why Daily Physical Activity, Weekly PE and an Inclusive School Sport Offer Sits at the Heart of a Well School.

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30 Oct 2023

Digging deeper into our Inclusion 2024 results

During the 2022/23 academic year, almost half of pupils with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) were achieving 60 active minutes a day, and seven out of ten were achieving 30 minutes.

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17 Oct 2023

YST International partners with Nike to support visit by primary PE teachers from China

In early October, 48 PE teachers from China, winners of Nike’s Active Schools Innovation Award (ASIA), visited the UK for a week part of a cultural international exchange.

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11 Oct 2023

Overcoming challenges as Black Women in sport with Maggie Alphonsi and Lesley Owusu

To mark Black History Month 2023, we spoke to inspirational Black female athletes who work alongside the Youth Sport Trust to hear their journey through sport and what this year’s theme of #SalutingOurSisters means to them.

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06 Oct 2023

Getting ahead - priorities for a PE subject leader

Katie Chapman, Executive Head of PE, Little Common School, East Sussex tells us how to get organised in term one and set your priorities for the year ahead.

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29 Sep 2023

Celebrating trailblazing Black women in Sport with Shaunagh Brown

To mark Black History Month 2023, we spoke to Shaunagh Brown, England rugby player and former Commonwealth Games hammer thrower, who works alongside the Youth Sport Trust to hear her journey through sport and what #SalutingOurSisters means to her.

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07 Aug 2023

A new normal for children’s physical activity in the wake of the pandemic

The Active-6 project led by researchers at the University of Bristol’s Centre for Exercise, Nutrition, and Health Sciences has been exploring how Year 6’s physical activity and screen-viewing in 2017/18 compares to children in 2021 and 2022. Here, Dr Robert Walker, a researcher on the project provides an overview of this project’s findings and what they mean for the future of children’s physical activity.