Over 4,000 schools take part in National School Sports Week

Powered by Sport Direct’s Monster Kickabout, the week saw tens of thousands of young people get active for 60 minutes a day, of PE, sport and play.

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20 Sep 2023

The Youth Sport Trust believe it’s time to re-imagine why and how we teach PE.

We believe that PE and sport play a fundamental role in the education and development of every child, and we know from more than 25 years of working with schools they make a significant contribution to young people’s wellbeing, engagement and learning.

13 Sep 2023

Making the UK the most active nation in Europe.

UK lags behind European neighbours on activity as sector bodies unite in drive to make the UK the most active nation in Europe.

07 Sep 2023

Response to Game Changers Report from the Centre for Social Justice.

The Youth Sport Trust welcomes the recent ‘Game Changers’ report from the Centre for Social Justice that calls for students in secondary schools to do two hours of after-school sport a week.

01 Sep 2023

Detailed response to 'Get Active: a strategy for the future of sport and physical activity.'

We are pleased the Government’s new Sport Strategy makes it clear, 'increasing opportunities for young people to be physically active is a priority.' However, we know that in order for real change to take place, this Strategy must be supported by a comprehensive delivery plan.

30 Aug 2023

Youth Sport Trust responds to Government’s sports strategy as part of National Sector Partners Group.

The Government has today released its new Sports Strategy ‘Get Active: a strategy for the future of sport and physical activity,' which sets out the ambition to use being active and playing sport to change lives for the better.

21 Aug 2023

Fall in number of hours of PE delivered in schools poses threat to wellbeing.

The Youth Sport Trust believes cuts to the hours of Physical Education on the curriculum pose a further threat to the wellbeing of young people, and should be a matter of immediate national concern.

20 Aug 2023

Despite the heartache, the Lionesses continue to inspire a generation.

Huge congratulations from everyone at the Youth Sport Trust to the Lionesses for their incredible achievement in reaching the World Cup Final.

18 Aug 2023

All About the Youth Summit

In July of this year, the Youth Sport Trust hosted their first ever Youth Summit where more than 80 young people came together from across England, Scotland and Wales, to Loughborough University to co-design together a youth call to action.

27 Jul 2023

Martin's 400 mile Alpine trek to raise funds for the Youth Sport Trust

Starting in late July, Martin Cresswell will be walking the Grand Traverse des Alpes trail from Lake Genève to Nice, a distance of over 400 miles.

19 Jul 2023

Youth Sport Trust responds to School Sport and Activity Action Plan update

Today, the Department for Education published the School Sport and Activity Action Plan Update.

13 Jul 2023

Charity welcomes major review of Women’s football

Today former England and Great Britain footballer turned pundit Karen Carney MBE published her major independent review into the future of domestic women’s football.

05 Jul 2023

Foresters Friendly Society names Youth Sport Trust as chosen charity

The Youth Sport Trust will be supported by the Foresters Friendly Society as the financial mutual organisation announces its charity of the year for its annual appeal.