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.
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.
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.
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.
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.