The life changing benefits of play and sport are an #OpenGoal

CEO Ali Oliver discusses why the Youth Sport Trust is pleased to mark the UN’s International Day of Sport for Development and Peace by supporting the second anniversary of the #OpenGoal framework.

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13 May 2024

Maisie tells us you should #LendAHand ✋💚 at this year's School Games National Final 2024.

Double School Games National Finals volunteer Maisie Hollingworth tells us why you should #LendAHand ✋💚and get involved by volunteering for this year's event supporting the #BigHelpOut.

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05 Apr 2024

The life changing benefits of play and sport are an #OpenGoal

CEO Ali Oliver discusses why the Youth Sport Trust is pleased to mark the UN’s International Day of Sport for Development and Peace by supporting the second anniversary of the #OpenGoal framework.

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22 Mar 2024

Why Kye would encourage others to become a sports leader

"I have been involved for two years as a Sports Leader at my school which involves supporting children at sports festivals in the area. It’s great helping them try out new sports like archery, goalball and judo."

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07 Mar 2024

Understanding Ramadan and fostering Inclusivity in Physical Education

As educators, one of the primary goals is to create learning environments that are inclusive, dynamic, and supportive of all students. This blog shares insight from educators, teachers and students around understanding physical activity during Ramadan.

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01 Mar 2024

How Sam became an inclusive sports leader

Following my sports leadership programme, I really want to go to college and learn how to be gym instructor or a sports coach. I love problem solving and developing strategies for a team.

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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.