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Kimberly Wyatt kicks off Well-Fit school tour

Kimberly is visiting five schools to help shape her Well-Fit primary school initiative aimed at girls and boys using dance to increase physical activity levels, self esteem and boost confidence.
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Chris Hoy presents Abbie with Sky Sports Living for Sport Award

Sir Chris Hoy rescues Bo’ness student from broken down school bus on a rickshaw

Staged rescue to surprise Bo’ness Academy student with Sky Sports Living for Sport Award.
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Augmented reality

Technology could help improve children’s fitness and welfare in the next decade

The technology often blamed for rising childhood obesity will in the future help make children fitter and healthier, a new report predicts.
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YST Factor finalists 2016

Street dance act wins place to perform at the 2016 School Games national finals

Youngsters from across the country descended on Loughborough to perform under the watchful eyes of Youth Sport Trust ambassador and former Pussycat Doll Kimberly Wyatt in a bid to win the YST Factor.
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Colemans London Marathon

Thank you to our London Marathon runners

A total of nine runners have helped raise nearly £20,000 for the Youth Sport Trust.
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Sky Sports Living for Sport  Teacher of the Year Natalie Wilsher

Hertfordshire science teacher crowned Teacher of the Year

Natalie Wilsher of The Sele School was surprised with the award by Thierry Henry and Saturday Night Football Presenter David Jones.
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Out of school activities improve children’s educational attainment, study reveals

Out of school activities improve children’s educational attainment, study reveals

YST welcomes a report from UCL’s Institute of Education which identifies that participating in organised sports and joining after school clubs can help to improve academic performance and social skills.
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 Siblings join forces to run the London Marathon and smash their fundraising target

Siblings join forces to run the London Marathon and smash their fundraising target

A group of four siblings have smashed their fundraising goal having already raised nearly £11,000 for the Youth Sport Trust in the run up to the Virgin Money London Marathon this weekend.
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First experience of PE crucial says Youth Sport Trust

First experience of PE crucial says Youth Sport Trust

Mental health charity Mind is today launching its new Get Set to Go campaign to promote the benefits of exercise and physical activity for people with mental health problems.
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PE 2020

Young people work together with teachers in a bid to improve student health and wellbeing

The Young Health Champions programme has launched at a conference in Northamptonshire to highlight a training scheme for students to support their peers lead more active and healthy lifestyles.
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Girls Active Camp 2016

More than 150 girls from across the country spent the weekend at Loughborough University as the Youth Sport Trust’s Girls Active Camp inspired young women to be more physically active.
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YST Inclusive Future Camp 2015

National Inclusive Futures Camp brings together young people to challenge the perceptions of disability

120 young people from across the UK will take part in the Inclusive Futures Camp this weekend.
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