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Charity launches project to help build connections between Birmingham schools

Children’s charity the Youth Sport Trust has today launched a new project in partnership with Team England to encourage social integration among young people across Birmingham.
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Extra support to help young people with SEND learn water safety

This year’s Drowning Prevention Week will see a focus on teaching water safety to pupils with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND).
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More active girls have better wellbeing, new data finds

A new report has found that physically active girls are happier and more resilient than those who are not physically active.
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Rise in children using sports prosthetics in PE sees charity develop guidance for schools

Two charities have responded to a high number of schools asking for more support to make their PE lessons and activities inclusive for children using sports prostheses.
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Sport and physical activity sector agrees out-of-curriculum coach deployment guidance for primary schools

The first detailed guidance on how the sport and physical activity sector’s professional standards framework will affect the deployment of coaches in primary schools out of curriculum time in England has been published.
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Youth Sport Trust supports Coaching Week 2019

The YST is proud to support UK Coaching with Coaching Week 2019, taking place between Monday 03 June and Sunday 09 June.
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From the pitch to the page: Author pens live Lionesses story

The National Literacy Trust, Rebellion and The Football Association have teamed up to launch a free live story following the journey of England’s Lionesses at the FIFA Women’s World Cup.
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Youth Sport Trust launches new partnership with sporting retailer Decathlon

The Youth Sport Trust is delighted to announce a new partnership with Decathlon, the world’s largest sporting retailer.
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Almost two in three UK adults agree Physical Education should be a core subject

Almost two in three UK adults agree that Physical Education should be a core subject in the national curriculum, new research conducted by YouGov on behalf of children’s charity the Youth Sport Trust has found.
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YST responds to new Ofsted inspection framework

Ofsted has today published its new education inspection framework which will take effect from September 2019. Read our response here.
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Charity launches countdown to YST National School Sport Week

Children’s charity the Youth Sport Trust has today started the countdown for this summer’s YST National School Sport Week – with a call for more time on the curriculum for Physical Education in every school.
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DfE does not plan to change curriculum PE requirement

YST responds to Government official response to an online petition calling for Physical Education to be made a core subject in schools from Key Stage 1 through to Key Stage 5.
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