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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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YST launches new accessibility toolbar on website

The Youth Sport Trust is committed to making sure all areas of its work are as inclusive as possible and we hope that this new addition will act as a first step to ensuring that anyone who wishes to engage with our digital platforms can do so.
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Charity says fun, friendship and freedom key to getting young people active

Sport England publishes world-leading research into the attitudes of children and young people towards sport and physical activity.
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Barclays and The FA announce landmark partnership to invest in UK women's sport

Barclays will collaborate with The FA and The Youth Sport Trust to support the development and delivery of 100 Girls’ Football School Partnerships.
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Girls invited to enter awards which celebrate PE and getting active

Girls from across more than 300 primary and secondary schools in England will have the chance to be recognised for their work to inspire more girls in their school to get active, through the 2019 Girls Active Awards.
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Charity Conference attracts 600 delegates to discuss latest insight & best practice

Tackling some of the most significant and pressing issues young people face today was at the heart of the Youth Sport Trust 2019 National Conference, held at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry yesterday.
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