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 Dec 2021

More than £25k supports teaching heroes through wellbeing initiatives 

Hundreds of frontline school staff have been supported to deal with the toll of the pandemic, thanks to the generosity of the public and organisations following the Youth Sport Trust’s first ever Christmas appeal.

10 Dec 2021

Youth Sport Trust welcomes House of Lords call for national focus on physical literacy

The Youth Sport Trust has welcomed a report issued by a House of Lords committee today (Friday) which calls for a long-term, cross-government national plan for sport, health and wellbeing.

09 Dec 2021

Millions of children inactive shows pressing need to tackle a generational crisis

Research published by Sport England reveals the decline in children’s activity levels last year has not recovered, and growing inequalities in participation and physical literacy are compounding the physical, social and mental health problems facing a generation of young people.

06 Dec 2021

Boy with Tourette’s and ADHD says Inclusion 2024 giving him access to sport

A 16-year-old boy has spoken out about how he was stopped doing sport at school because of his special educational needs.

25 Nov 2021

Young people go for gold in Youth Sport Trust’s awards

Young people, schools and social action groups have been recognised for helping to change lives through sport at a charity’s special awards ceremony.

19 Nov 2021

Youth Sport Trust is finalist at The 2021 Sports Business Awards

The Youth Sport Trust has been recognised for its response to the pandemic and living out its mission at a time of greatest need for children and young people across the UK.

12 Nov 2021

Charity of the year fundraising partnership announced with hasta World

The Youth Sport Trust has announced an exciting three-year partnership with hasta World which will see the organisation raise £25,000 a year for the charity.

28 Oct 2021

Sport and activity sector responds to the Autumn Budget and 2021 Spending Review

Organisations unite in calling for long-term and ambitious new School Sport and Activity Action Plan

11 Oct 2021

Three-year trend of girls reporting same barriers to physical activity in schools

Periods, low confidence, and other people watching. New data has shown that girls are continuing to report the same barriers to physical activity in schools.

06 Oct 2021

Children feeling ‘fitter’ and ‘stronger’ as schools put physical activity at heart of learning

Children across the country have reported feeling fitter and stronger - not just physically but mentally - since returning to a more active way of learning following a year of disruption.

04 Oct 2021

Government announces £30 million for school sport

The Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport yesterday (3 October 2021) announced an additional £30 million per year of funding to improve and up school sport facilities in England as well as improving the teaching of Physical Education at primary school.

15 Sep 2021

Charity releases landmark research on how a generation’s engagement with PE and school sport could evolve between now and 2035

Children risk becoming increasingly disengaged from physical activity over the next decade unless more is done to champion the value of PE and school sport, especially among the most disadvantaged, a landmark research report warns.