News

In this section you can find out about all of our latest news and our views and opinions on important developments and best practices in PE and school sport.

Keep up to date with our comprehensive news updates.

As well as our news stories below, you can also check out our recent publications, including our Impact Report, and termly membership magazine Inspire.

BLOG: Developing fundamental movement skills

BLOG: Developing fundamental movement skills

In recent years the UK has enjoyed success across a vast range of sports. Despite these inspiring performances, physical activity levels across the nation’s children are in decline.
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Girls Active award winners announced

Girls Active award winners announced

The Youth Sport Trust’s Girls Active programme announced its first ever award winners, with BBC 6 Music’s Gemma Cairney, ambassador for the initiative, sharing the winners on Instagram.
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Physical and emotional wellbeing should be new focus for PE

Physical and emotional wellbeing should be new focus for PE

As National School Sport Week gets underway, YST Chief Executive, Ali Oliver, says PE is changing, as schools across the country get set to take part in the week-long celebration of school sport.
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Youth Sport Trust launch search for new Chair to build a brighter future

Youth Sport Trust launch search for new Chair to build a brighter future

The Youth Sport Trust launches its search for a new Chair, following the decision by Baroness Sue Campbell to stand down in December 2017.
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Allianz partners with Youth Sport Trust for 'Dare to Believe' festivals

Allianz partners with Youth Sport Trust for 'Dare to Believe' festivals

Allianz and the Youth Sport Trust have partnered to deliver 20 ‘Dare to Believe’ Festivals, to tackle attitudes and perceptions to special needs and disability among young people.
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Sky Sports Living for Sport Awards take over Twickenham

Sky Sports Living for Sport Awards take over Twickenham

The Youth Sport Trust joined more than 100 inspirational students, teachers and Athlete Mentors to celebrate the Sky Sports Living for Sport Awards.
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BLOG: What could the election mean for young people?

BLOG: What could the election mean for young people?

With the election ahead and all three main party manifestos out, Youth Sport Trust Chief Executive, Alison Oliver, takes a look at what the latest pledges might mean for PE and school sport.
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FA partnership to bring football excitement to National School Sport Week

FA partnership to bring football excitement to National School Sport Week

The Youth Sport Trust is delighted to announce a new partnership with The FA to bring the excitement and inspiration of UEFA Women’s Euro 2017 to young people this National School Sport Week.
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Youth Sport Trust Wins #BeAGameChanger Award for Girls Active Programme

Youth Sport Trust wins #BeAGameChanger Award for Girls Active programme

Girls Active won the most inspiring national initiative at the #BeAGameChanger Awards, at the Troxy in London.
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BLOG: Can we get back to young people having a sense of fun and enjoyment?

BLOG: Can we get back to young people having a sense of fun and enjoyment?

The solution to the declining mental health of young people often seems complicated and at times unattainable for schools, parents and young people. We need to simplify the message!
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The Youth Sport Trust responds to State of Child Health report

Youth Sport Trust responds to the Health & Education Select Committees

The Youth Sport Trust has welcomed the joint report on children and young people’s mental health, but encourages the Government to look more towards preventative measures, rather than cures.
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Want to change the future of secondary PE?

Does your secondary PE offer need a facelift to be more meaningful and relevant to students and senior leaders? Do you want to debate and inform on future policy around secondary PE? If so, this road show is for you!
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