Young people’s wellbeing at crisis point, annual PE and School Sport Report shows

CEO Ali Oliver calls on next Government to unleash the power of physical activity to change lives and develop a generation that is happier and healthier.

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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.

14 Sep 2021

A collaboration that empowers children and young people to find their way to play

Playwaze and the Youth Sport Trust are teaming up to connect children and schools to the sport and activity opportunities in their local communities.

09 Sep 2021

Team GB and ParalympicsGB heroes set to visit schools to build on Tokyo inspiration

Fresh from their heroics in Tokyo, British Olympians and Paralympians are now set to lift the spirits of a generation of young people through a nationwide programme of school visits.

09 Sep 2021

Return to school 2021-22

Welcome back to the 2021/22 academic year. We hope more than anything that this year is a fresh new start for all pupils as well as the leaders, educators and all staff working within schools.