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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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Generation of young people being deprived of vital play time

New research published today shows that school break times have been getting shorter over the past two decades, with teachers trying to pack more lessons into the day.
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Training for teachers on The Power of an Active School

Nike, Youth Sport Trust & Discovery Education host free professional development event for local primary school teachers
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DfE confirms Primary PE and Sport Premium for 2019/20

The Department for Education has today confirmed to us that it will fund the Primary PE and Sport Premium for the 2019/...
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New school resources shine a light on Women’s World Cup

A history of women’s football, how to achieve your dreams and spotlighting inspiring female role models will be taught in classrooms across the country in the build up to the FIFA Women’s World Cup in June.
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YST supports petition to make PE a core subject

The Youth Sport Trust is pleased to lend its support to a recent government petition, created by councillor Eartha Pond, to make PE a core subject, with a minimum of two hours allocated weekly, across Key Stage 1 to Key Stage 5.
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Charity responds to new evidence showing pupil mental health crisis

Charity responds to new evidence which finds more than eight out of 10 teachers say mental health among pupils in England has deteriorated in the past two years.
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Kare makes her mark in racing with BEDSA Award win

Teenage wheelchair racer Kare Adenegan wins the Youth Sport Trust Young Sportsperson of the Year at Sporting Equals BEDSA Awards.
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Girls Active Northern Ireland launches new Awards

Girls who are ambassadors for physical activity will have the chance to celebrate their achievements in getting more of their peers active with the launch of the 2019 Girls Active Northern Ireland Awards.
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Girls need more confidence to coach, research shows

Data released today by children’s charity the Youth Sport Trust shows more than one in three girls have a desire to coach/lead in school but only a small number are currently taking up the opportunity.
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YST nominated for prestigious award

We’re going for gold this summer at the Sports Business Awards.
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