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20 Jun 2021

Father's Day: Why parents are powerful role models for teenagers when it comes to sport

This weekend marks the beginning of the Youth Sport Trust’s National School Sport Week (19 to 25 June). With schools across the UK due to hold the biggest ever week of school sports days from Monday, the charity is turning its attention to Father’s Day.


26 May 2021

David from Complete PE talks NSSW and his own childhood sports days

David Rock from Complete PE talks about NSSW and his own sports day experiences.


25 May 2021

Jon from Teach Active talks NSSW and his own childhood sports days

Jon Smedley from Teach Active talks about NSSW and his own sports day experiences.


24 May 2021

Want to apply for one of our fantastic funded programmes?

We’re excited to let you know that the application process is easier than ever thanks to our new website.


18 May 2021

A parent perspective: How sport helped our son, Will

Dr Sam Browning, Mum, GP and Learning Disability Clinical Lead, shares her experiences and blogs for the Youth Sport Trust about how Inclusion 2020 is supporting young people with SEND to access PE and school sport.


14 Apr 2021

New Youth Sport Trust Leadership Videos

Steph Matthews, YST Development Manager – Leadership and Volunteering and Izzy Perry, YST Project Officer discuss the impact of COVID-19 on leadership opportunities while signposting to a set of new Youth Sport Trust videos designed to help.


19 Mar 2021

Top tips for more inclusive sport experiences for young people with Cerebral Palsy

During Cerebral Palsy (CP) Awareness Month, Bryan Kilpatrick Jnr discusses why disability sport is so important to him. He and YST Youth Board member Charlie Williams have also developed some top tips to make sport more inclusive for young people with CP.


08 Mar 2021

This Girl Can…Create Change! on International Women’s Day and beyond

Wendy Taylor, Development Manager – Girls Active, blogs about the importance of the This Girl Can…Create Change! campaign.


05 Mar 2021

Giving a voice to young people with SEND as they return to school

Karen Erikson, Inclusion Lead at The Lakes School in Cumbria, a Youth Sport Trust Lead Inclusion School, discusses the importance of giving a voice to young people with SEND as schools return.


22 Feb 2021

How we’re using inclusive PE resources to ensure no children are left behind - and how you can too

Danika Williams, PE Lead at Peartree Spring Primary School in Stevenage, blogs about how their school is using the Youth Sport Trust Inclusion 2020 Learning and Discovery festival resources during the third national lockdown.


15 Feb 2021

Why moving matters and why we’re supporting the Youth Sport Trust

Ahead of DVT Awareness Month in March, Louis O’Neill’s parents Stanley and Lesley discuss why it’s so important to them that young people grow up with a love of movement, especially during the third national lockdown.


19 Jan 2021

How we're giving a voice to children with additional needs in alternative education

Vicci Wells, National Manager - Targeted Interventions at the Youth Sport Trust, Nathan Nwenwu, Lead Teacher for PE at Lawnswood Campus and Dave Rohman, Lead Inclusion School in Lancashire who are working with Blackpool Education Diversity, blog about a new approach to working with alternative education settings and pupil referral units (PRUs) to help young people develop life skills and their voice using PE and school sport.