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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13 Feb 2024

Allianz and the Youth Sport Trust launch Move Now festivals

The 20 inclusive festivals will introduce students to Olympic and Paralympic sports in a fun and relaxed environment.

09 Feb 2024

Working with the RFU to grow rugby in schools

Ten areas of the country are involved in the project across England, from the Tees Valley all the way to Devon.

01 Feb 2024

100 policy ideas for sport, physical activity and wellbeing

The Youth Sport Trust has contributed a chapter to the Sports Think Tank's 'The Road to the 2024 Election Manifesto.'

29 Jan 2024

New Ramadan PE guidelines launched

The new guidelines will create a more inclusive environment in schools for Muslim students

18 Jan 2024

Young Changemaker Award winners

Six young people from across the country and one international winner have been recognised by the Youth Sport Trust for using the power of Sport and Play, to make a real impactful change to their lives and the lives of others.

17 Jan 2024

Mo Farah announced as National School Sport Champion

Mo is launching ‘Mo’s Mission’ to get more children in the UK physically active.

11 Jan 2024

Political parties should prioritise physical activity to improve children’s health and wellbeing

Ali Oliver, Chief Executive Officer of children’s charity the Youth Sport Trust, is calling on political parties of all colours to unlock the potential of physical activity, including PE, sport and play, to develop happier, healthier and more successful children.

05 Jan 2024

Youth Sport Trust responds to latest research from ukactive.

New research from ukactive released today, reveals over half of Brits go to the gym to manage a health condition.

19 Dec 2023

Over 200 million active minutes pledged!

National School Sports Week 2023, powered by Sports Slam had an extraordinary impact, as participants pledged over two hundred million active minutes by the conclusion of the week. This outstanding achievement reflects the commitment of more than 2,400 schools, organisations, and families who passionately embraced the campaign's ethos of 'Play for fun, play for 60.

07 Dec 2023

Children’s charity calls for urgent action in response to stagnant physical activity levels among children

This new release from Sport England shows, that in the past year, there has been little change to the activity levels of young people within England, and inactivity levels remain persistently high.

27 Nov 2023

Get Ready for a Winter Reading Adventure

The Winter Mini Challenge is a brilliant way to inspire children over the winter to keep both minds and bodies active.

27 Nov 2023

PE Teacher wins Gold at Pearson National Teaching Awards

Everyone at the Youth Sport Trust would like to send a huge message of congratulations to Rachel Bown from Fairfield Farm College, who won a Gold award at the Pearson National Teaching Awards on Saturday.