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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02 Nov 2020

Charity responds to clamp down on children’s sport through lockdown

Following the Prime Minister speaking in the Houses of Parliament about England's looming lockdown, latest regulations have banned youth and school sport.

02 Nov 2020

More online support for PE teachers as charity supports Oak National Academy

Children’s sport charity, the Youth Sport Trust, has been tasked with developing Key Stage 3 resources and online lesson plans for PE.

26 Oct 2020

How This Girl Can… Create Change! with the help of fantastic resources

While the world may feel very different now compared to January 2020, the ambition of building the next generation of change makers through sport is no different than nine months ago for the Youth Sport Trust (YST).

23 Oct 2020

Sports stars say teacher confidence key to getting primary PE right

Over the next few weeks, every primary school in England will receive the first instalment of a £320 million government grant, now in its seventh year, which significantly extends the resourcing for Physical Education and Sport.

22 Oct 2020

Wellbeing and location most important factors for parents choosing a school

New research commissioned by children’s charity the Youth Sport Trust and carried out by YouGov reveals an appetite among UK parents to hear more from schools about what they are doing to support children’s wellbeing.

20 Oct 2020

Free trial and webinars from Teach Active

Take a tour around the benefits of the Teach Active platform from the comfort of your own desk.

09 Oct 2020

Team YST recognised in Queen's Birthday Honours

Youth Sport Trust CEO Ali Oliver and Head of Sport Ellen Falkner have both been awarded MBEs.

06 Oct 2020

Children with SEND try para-sports through major sport programme

Thousands of children with and without special educational needs (SEND) have been supported to experience PE and school sport thanks to a consortium of organisations led by the Youth Sport Trust and The Department for Education (DfE).

24 Sep 2020

Children return to PE with low levels of physical fitness

New research released today by children’s charity the Youth Sport Trust has recorded teacher’s accounts of what a return to PE and sport in schools across the UK looks like following six months of closures.

11 Sep 2020

Youth Sport Trust launches new partnership with Decathlon, the world’s largest sporting retailer

The Youth Sport Trust is delighted to announce a new partnership with Decathlon, the world’s largest sporting retailer, ahead of the 2020/21 academic year.

02 Sep 2020

Children’s charity and local authorities working together to support young people’s wellbeing over summer holidays

Youth Sport Trust has worked closely with Suffolk County Council over the summer holidays.

17 Aug 2020

Sport and PE vital to wellbeing when schools return

Children's charity responds to Government's Wellbeing for Education Return programme.