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Charity is in top 30 best not for profit places to work in UK

The Youth Sport Trust is one of the best places to work in the UK, according to the prestigious Sunday Times 100 Best Not for Profit Companies to Work For list.
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Inclusive youth sport festivals to be held across England

Thousands of young people will take part in a nationwide series of inclusive sport festivals in the run up to the 2020 Paralympic Games.
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Girls developed as coaches in NI at first ever camp of its kind

The camp enabled more than 30 girls to have the skills to get their peers active and begin their journey into coaching. Adventurer Nikki Bradley gave an inspirational talk on overcoming adversity.
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YST releases annual Impact report evidencing benefits of sport and play

Taking part in inclusive sport and play improves young people’s lives, the Youth Sport Trust’s (YST) Annual Impact Report shows.
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Charity supports Minister for Sport's calls for increase to school sport levels

YST said it has long been campaigning for physical literacy to be put on a par with literacy and numeracy as Minister for Sport addresses UK Sport funding strategy launch.
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Pioneering the benefits of physical activity on Children’s Mental Health Week

On Place2Be’s Children’s Mental Health Week , children’s charity the Youth Sport Trust has said in a world full of pressures related to exams, family life and exposure to social media, it is important to raise awareness of the benefits physical activity can have on mental wellbeing.
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Ofsted inspection framework is good news for PE

Ofsted has today published a draft inspection framework for 2019 which set out how it proposes to inspect schools, further education and skills provision and registered early years settings.
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Young people shoot for the stars at Unified Basketball festival

More than 240 primary and secondary school children from across Berkshire, both with and without intellectual disabilities, Special Educational Needs and other disabilities, have taken part in a ‘unified basketball’ and games festival.
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USA 2020 Challenge

YST ambassador to cycle and run through all 50 USA capital states

Ben Smith aims to raise £1 million for the Youth Sport Trust and the 401 Foundation while demonstrating the positive effects physical activity can have on confidence, self esteem and overall mental health.
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Children and young people research an ‘urgent wake-up call’

Charity responds to Sport England's Active Lives Children and Young People research which shows fewer than one in five young people are meeting the recommended 60 minutes every day.
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Charity named runner up at UK Coaching's Awards

Children’s charity the Youth Sport Trust (YST) has been recognised for developing hundreds of young people’s leadership, activism and coaching skills at the prestigious UK Coaching Awards.
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Confidence crisis in primary girls stopping them from getting active

Data released today by children’s charity the Youth Sport Trust (YST) shows a confidence crisis in girls is stopping them from getting active from as young as the age of seven.
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