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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08 Dec 2020

Children get active in lockdown with online sports club

Almost 14,000 children & young people tune in for their sports club.

02 Dec 2020

Ofsted highlights the importance of PE and school sport

Chief Inspector of schools launches annual report by affirming the essential role PE and sport have to play in schools.

01 Dec 2020

Teaching heroes praised in charity’s Christmas appeal

The Youth Sport Trust is aiming to raise £25,000 to support teachers’ wellbeing this week.

26 Nov 2020

Government’s Spending Review 2020: summary

The Chancellor announced additional funding for schools and for sport.

23 Nov 2020

Outdoor grassroots sport given green light to resume

Charity welcomes reports that outdoor grassroots sport will be allowed to resume from 2 December.

16 Nov 2020

Youth Sport Trust pays tribute to Lisa Burgoyne

It is with great sadness that we at Youth Sport Trust share the news of the death of one of our family, Lisa Burgoyne.

16 Nov 2020

Help us support frontline school staff in the Big Give’s Christmas Challenge

By investing in our teachers now, our children will reap the benefits for years to come.

12 Nov 2020

Charity launches online After School Sport Club to fill void created by lockdown

Children across the UK are being encouraged to ‘stay active and keep up their after-school sport’ by former sports stars and children’s charity the Youth Sport Trust.

10 Nov 2020

Government guidance on extra-curricular sport during lockdown – 10 November update

Joint statement from Youth Sport Trust, Sport & Recreation Alliance, ukactive and Association for Physical Education.

06 Nov 2020

Youth Sport Trust welcomes continuation of PE and school sport during lockdown

The Youth Sport Trust has today welcomed clarification from Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden that extra-curricular sport can continue during the national lockdown in England.

04 Nov 2020

Government urged to clarify lockdown school sport guidance

The Youth Sport Trust says schools should be encouraged and supported to provide after-school sport and warns new guidelines risk causing confusion.

03 Nov 2020

Sky Sports support charity’s 25th birthday awards to celebrate young people in sport

Young people, families, schools and community groups have been recognised for helping to change lives through sport at a charity’s special awards ceremony.