A star studded night at the Youth Sport Trust 2024 Conference Awards

Katarina Johnson-Thompson was in attendance as the Youth Sport Trust presented seven awards to inspirational schools, trusts and individuals across the country.

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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.

16 Nov 2023

Move and Groove wins prestigious international award

Research showed the project had a resoundingly positive effect on the subjective wellbeing of both the care home residents and school children who participated.

07 Nov 2023

Youth Sport Trust response to Sport England's Place Partnerships expansion.

Sport England has announced a major expansion of their investment into local communities across England.

30 Oct 2023

Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee's inquiry into Women’s Sport

Ali Oliver MBE, gave evidence to the House of Commons Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee

11 Oct 2023

The results from this year's Girls' Active survey of nearly 25,000 young people are in.

The Youth Sport Trust Girls Active survey has been running annually since 2016 and this year showed only 64% of girls enjoyed PE in comparison to 86% of boys.

02 Oct 2023

Over 120 people from 70 organisations attended the School Sport & Activity Sector partnership summit.

Delegates gathered to hear from government, industry leaders, young people and subject matter experts in the world of PE, physical activity and sport.