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.

Find Out More

Active Tags

Clear All
Clear All

18 Nov 2022

Youth Sport Trust response to the 2022 Autumn Statement

Following the Chancellor’s Autumn Statement yesterday (Thurs) Youth Sport Trust CEO Ali Oliver MBE and Youth Board Chair Lipa Nessa have issued the following response.

07 Nov 2022

Families challenged to get active during FIFA World Cup with #HalfTimeChallenge

Children’s charity the Youth Sport Trust wants to support more young people to ‘Bend it like Bale’, ‘shoot like super Jack’ and ‘back-heel like Russo’ in a drive to reduce sedentary behaviour this winter and get more families up and active whilst enjoying the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

03 Nov 2022

Dear Prime Minister... please protect our sport and play

Young Changemakers who sit on children's charity the Youth Sport Trust's Youth Board have made a rallying call to the Prime Minister ahead of the autumn budget to address a growing national crisis of young people's health and wellbeing.

26 Sep 2022

Fears young people are being ‘priced out of sport’

The Youth Sport Trust responds to the Government’s budget announcements released on Friday.

09 Sep 2022

Our charity's response to the news of the death of Her Majesty The Queen

Following the statement from Buckingham Palace on 8 September 2022 announcing the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, we join the nation, Commonwealth and those around the globe to mourn the loss of our Queen, a head of state, one of the most remarkable and significant people in global history – a true Changemaker.

05 Sep 2022

Friendships for life and memories made at UK’s biggest multi-sport competition for young people

Athletes from across the UK have made friendships for life and felt a sense of belonging at the 2022 School Games National Finals, the UK’s biggest multi-sport event for talented young athletes, between 1 and 4 September.

28 Jul 2022

Getting hearts beating for 60 active minutes a day this summer

The Commonwealth Games are here and today children’s charity the Youth Sport Trust is launching a mini campaign to support families to keep moving over the school summer holidays.

26 Jul 2022

We respond to Rishi Sunak's plans to boost children's physical activity

Youth Sport Trust welcomes the importance Mr. Sunak is placing on PE and sport.

14 Jul 2022

Children’s charity welcomes appointment of three new Board members

The Youth Sport Trust, which has its headquarters in Loughborough, has appointed Land Rover’s Global Sport and Humanitarian lead Claire Boakes, Sajid Gulzar OBE CEO of the Prince Albert Community Trust and Shweta Sharma, non-executive board member of BT Group’s Technology Advisory Board.

07 Jul 2022

Sport and recreation leaders call for radical reform to support sector's growth and development

A coalition of leading organisations across sport, recreation and physical activity has today come together for the first time to call for radical reform to support the growth and development of the sector.

25 Jun 2022

Primary PE and Sport Premium confirmed for 2022/23

The Department for Education has today (25 June) confirmed that the Primary PE and Sport Premium will continue for the next academic year (2022/23).

20 Jun 2022

On your marks, get set, go…for National School Sport Week!

Thousands of schools, young people, parents, politicians, and businesses up and down the country will this week become ‘changemakers’.