New research finds physical activity in schools worth between £4.5bn and £9bn in wellbeing benefits.

Free to access school sport and physical activity is most valuable to those who are least likely to access it outside of the school environment, including children who are disabled or receiving free school meals.

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29 Jan 2021

Charity calls for special sport and activity recovery term when schools reopen

Almost three-quarters of teachers identified ‘low physical fitness’ as an issue when children returned to the classroom last September. The next six weeks are vital.

26 Jan 2021

New Sport England strategy comes at a pivotal time

Sport England has today launched its 10-year Uniting the Movement strategy.

26 Jan 2021

Young people empowered through sport to stand united and create social change

Unified Action, a new rapid pilot using the power of sport, is launching in five cities to connect young people with their communities, create greater diversity in sports governance and civil society, and ensure young people’s voices are heard.

25 Jan 2021

PE curriculum made virtual for the first time

Children’s charity the Youth Sport Trust (YST) has welcomed the decision to establish a virtual national curriculum for Physical Education (PE) in light of the decline in children’s activity levels and associated physical and mental wellbeing.

21 Jan 2021

Co-op Foundation #iwill grant to enable charity to bridge wellbeing gap for boys

UK children’s charity, the Youth Sport Trust, has received a grant of more than £63,300 from Co-op’s charity, the Co-op Foundation.

14 Jan 2021

New data showing 2.3 million children inactive highlights urgent need for national plan

Research published by Sport England today shows a decline in physical activity levels among young people last year.

08 Jan 2021

Online club to help a generation maintain sports skills at home

Children across the UK are being helped to feel part of a club and encouraged to ‘keep developing their multi sports skills’ by former sports stars and children’s charity the Youth Sport Trust (YST).

05 Jan 2021

Youth Sport Trust responds to third lockdown

Following the recent announcement of a third lockdown, national children’s sport charity the Youth Sport Trust has issued the below statement about the impact it will have on Physical Education, school sport and physical activity for children.

22 Dec 2020

Students in Prescot told to shoot for the stars by World Champion skater

A programme which aims to provide young people from disadvantaged backgrounds with the opportunity to develop valuable life and leadership skills is making waves in Prescot, Merseyside.

14 Dec 2020

Boxes bursting with sport inspired toys donated to Charnwood children

Children in need in Charnwood will receive a Christmas treat this year to help them have fun and enjoy sport over the holidays, thanks to a partnership between Loughborough charity the Youth Sport Trust and the Charnwood Christmas Toy Appeal.

11 Dec 2020

More than £25k raised for teaching heroes in charity’s Christmas appeal 

The Youth Sport Trust thanks supporters for raising £25,451 including Gift Aid.

10 Dec 2020

Youth Sport Trust and Wonder Woman 1984 charity partnership kicks off with free resources for families

Partnership with children’s charity the Youth Sport Trust will see the creation of free Wonder Woman-inspired resources for children, families and schools.