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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06 Jun 2022

Tickets to the School Games National Finals 2022 are on sale NOW!

The School Games National Finals is returning for its 15th year, and for 2022 year we are delighted to welcome spectators back to the campus of Loughborough University.

26 May 2022

Power of PE – good school experiences have generational impact

Positive PE experiences last a lifetime. A children’s charity has today launched a new ‘state of the nation’ report on PE, school sport and physical activity to help families and schools understand the importance of supporting children to move more.

11 May 2022

Charity calls for urgent action to address children’s health crisis

A children’s charity has warned that childhood inactivity and loneliness is on the verge of becoming a ‘new pandemic’ as new research reveals parents are increasingly worried their children are growing up spending too much time online and not enough time with friends or playing sport.

10 May 2022

Sport England confirms long-term ‘system partner’ funding for the Youth Sport Trust

The Youth Sport Trust is amongst a group of over 120 organisations working in partnership with Sport England to level up access to sport and physical activity across the country.

05 May 2022

Charity campaign aims to get 1 million children doing school sport

The Youth Sport Trust is asking teachers, parents, and organisations across the UK to help every child to find a place to belong on National School Sport Week this summer.

28 Mar 2022

Schools White Paper ‘a missed opportunity’ to recognise crucial role of play and sport

The Youth Sport Trust and its Headteacher Ambassadors have responded to the Government’s new Schools White Paper, following its publication today (28 March 2022) by the Department for Education.

25 Mar 2022

MPs debate making PE a core subject

MPs have debated making PE a core subject in Westminster this week. It comes as Ofsted recently released its report reviewing what good PE teaching should include.

04 Mar 2022

Children’s Commissioner says half a million children stand united in demand for more play

Speaking at the Youth Sport Trust's Annual Conference, the Children's Commissioner for England has revealed new analysis of the Big Ask which shows that the top thing children want to come out of lockdown is 'play'.

03 Mar 2022

London 2012 inspired Awards ceremony celebrates schools

Hundreds of teachers and leaders across the education and sport sector have celebrated the efforts of young people, schools and individuals over the course of the last 18 months as the Youth Sport Trust’s annual conference in Coventry begins today.

24 Feb 2022

Youth Sport Trust impact report reveals the power of sport and play to improve young lives

Young people reported feeling happier, more confident and more physically active as a result of taking part in programmes run by the Youth Sport Trust last year.

12 Jan 2022

New Government report reveals PE cut backs in schools

A new government-commissioned research report has been published today which reveals how schools responded to the impact of Covid in the last academic year.

20 Dec 2021

Sky Brown named BBC Young Sports Personality of the Year

Young skateboarding superstar Sky Brown has been named as this year’s BBC Young Sports Personality of the Year.