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New report gives insight into youth boards

Insight into engaging young stakeholders has today been launched by Sport and Recreation Alliance in partnership with the Youth Sport Trust.
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Podium finish at Sports Business Awards

Children's charity the Youth Sport Trust has been successful in a podium finish for the Best Sports Charity at the 2018...
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Charity welcomes new standards in children's coaching

National children’s charity, the Youth Sport Trust, has welcomed the release of professional coaching standards by the Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA).
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Teachers need more support to nurture a love of PE and school sport

As new data is released today from the National Child Measurement Programme , the Youth Sport Trust has said more support should be given to teachers to help primary school children develop a love of PE and movement.
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New resource tool gives teachers skills to get children cycling

British Cycling and HSBC UK, in partnership with the Youth Sport Trust, have launched a new programme in schools with the aim of ensuring that every child in the UK is given the opportunity to learn to ride a bike.
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National School Sport Week returns

Hundreds of thousands of young people across the UK will take part in a week-long celebration of play and sport this June, thanks to national children’s charity the Youth Sport Trust.
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BLOG: How mentally healthy schools could tackle declining wellbeing

Chris Wright, Head of Wellbeing at the Youth Sport Trust, discusses how a Greater Manchester collaboration could create a blueprint for addressing the decline in young people’s wellbeing on Mental Health Awareness Week.
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BLOG: Helping your class through exam stress - tips for teachers

Julia Clements, Principal Educational Psychologist at Place2Be, gives advice to teachers on four ways they can support students with stress on Mental Health Awareness Week.
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New partnership to get more kids and families active

YST has teamed up with Go Fest to get more children and families moving and enjoying the outdoors.
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Charity calls on government to invest in PE to tackle mental health

Commenting on the Education and Health and Social Care Committees response to the government's Green Paper on children's mental health, the Youth Sport Trust has said it is disappointing to see little reference to the link between physical activity, play and sport on mental health.
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BLOG: How do we use active play to address the ‘word gap’?

With the announcement by DfE of two multi-million-pound schemes to help boost early language and literacy development for disadvantaged children, Chris Wright Head of Wellbeing at the Youth Sport Trust, discusses why play should be part of the language development discussion.
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YST Girls Active Awards go live for 2018

The Awards are a celebration of the work 8 to 18-year-old girls are doing through the Girls Active programme.
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