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Inclusive Futures initiative backed for additional year

Inclusive Futures scheme smashes volunteer recruitment target

Spirit of 2012 funded programme 'An Inclusive Future' has successfully achieved its target of recruiting 1,000 young disabled and non-disabled volunteers three months ahead of schedule.
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University of Leicester researchers partner with Youth Sport Trust to get Girls

University of Leicester researchers partner with Youth Sport Trust to get Girls Active

Researchers from the University of Leicester are working with YST to determine whether school-based physical activity could help provide the key to encouraging adolescent girls to stay active.
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Sporting stars visit Swansea to celebrate National School Sport Week

Sporting stars visit Swansea to celebrate National School Sport Week

Olympic sprint champion Jason Gardener and Commonwealth gymnastics champion Frankie Jones joined pupils from Bishop Gore School in Swansea today to celebrate National School Sport Week.
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Milestone for Sainsbury’s Inclusive PE as 5,000 benefit from teacher training

Milestone for Sainsbury’s Inclusive PE as 5,000 benefit from teacher training

To mark 5,000 successfully trained PE staff, the EFDS, Youth Sport Trust and colleagues from a local Sainsbury's store visited an Inclusive PE training session in Wolverhampton.
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Wirral students recieve visit from inline skating star Jenna Downing to celebrate National School Sport Week

Wirral students receive visit from inline skating star Jenna Downing to celebrate National School Sport Week

Inline Skating World Champion Jenna Downing today joined students from Clare Mount Specialist Sports College in Birkenhead to celebrate National School Sport Week.
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Skills2Achieve partners Charlton Athletic Community Trust to develop physical literacy

Skills2Achieve partners Charlton Athletic Community Trust to develop physical literacy

Skills2Achieve, a new programme from the Youth Sport Trust, is set to support teachers in developing physical literacy and keeping children active.
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Sporting stars visit Wednesbury students to celebrate National School Sport Week

Sporting stars visit Wednesbury students to celebrate National School Sport Week

Paralympic medalist Mel Clarke joined Commonwealth champion Frankie Jones and 400m sprinter Daniel Caines to meet students in Wednesbury to celebrate National School Sport Week.
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Bournemouth students take to the beach to celebrate National School Sport Week

Bournemouth students take to the beach to celebrate National School Sport Week

Local students enjoyed a sports day with a difference when taking to the beach in celebration of National School Sport Week.
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Young people at risk of becoming ‘hostages to handheld devices’ warns Youth Sport Trust

Young people at risk of becoming ‘hostages to handheld devices’ warns Youth Sport Trust

Ali Oliver has warned that future generations of young people are at risk of living their lives devoted to technology, 'hostages to handheld devices' and disengaged from physical activity.
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National School Sport Week gets underway as NAHT announces Youth Sport Trust as partner charity

National School Sport Week gets underway as NAHT announces Youth Sport Trust as partner charity

To mark the start of National School Sport Week, the NAHT has announced that it is to partner with YST as its charity of choice, underlining the importance of PE and sport in education.
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Ali Oliver comments on ukactive report

Ali Oliver comments on ukactive report

Youth Sport Trust Chief Executive Ali Oliver has responded to a report published by ukactive which calls to test children's fitness, by highlighting the need for high quality teacher training.
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Youth Sport Trust celebrates Women’s Sport Week through Girls Active

Youth Sport Trust celebrates Women’s Sport Week through Girls Active

The Youth Sport Trust is celebrating Women's Sport Week (1-7 June) by inviting schools to get involved in the innovative Girls Active programme.
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