Education Innovation Series: The Power of Youth Voice
The Power of Youth Voice. Dr Niamh Mourton talks with us about the importance of Youth Voice and how to get the most out of your YST Youth Voice Toolkit.
Engaging less-active girls aged 8-10 in physical activity
Public Health England commissioned the Youth Sport Trust and Loughborough University to conduct action research, informed by the findings of a literature review, which considered what works to increase physical activity and decrease sedentary behaviour in girls aged 8-10 years.
Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in your delivery: Top Tips
Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in your delivery: with Lisa Sparkes Sports Coordinator Garlinge Primary School and Nursery. In this workshop we look at building a strong, sustainable and impactful vision for inclusion in and through your schools PE, school sport and physical activity (PESSPA) offer. We look to understand inequalities through the enablers, barriers and opportunities for increasing physical activity across inequality groups. This, alongside best practice examples, will help us reflect on considerations for action in your own settings. This will help you to consider what strategies, adaptations and actions are needed when designing and delivering PESSPA in your school.
Evidence Paper: The Impact of Covid-19 Restrictions on Children and Young People
This paper summarises key evidence relating to the impact of Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) restrictions on children and young people. With an ever-changing landscape, and a narrow window for data capture, this document is a rapid review of information, condensing the latest quantitative evidence from a range of external sources.
Evidencing the impact of the primary PE and sport premium
Website template (revised July 2021) to support schools with the reporting of their Primary PE & Sport Premium funding.
Gold Quality Mark Case Study - Deddington Church of England Primary School
Deddington Church of England Primary School achieved Gold Quality Mark in April 2022. This case study has been written by Libby Knox, Head of PE and Yr2 Teacher, show casing the fostering of "life-long learning behaviours through: independence, resiliece, choice, collaboration and person discovery.
Gold Quality Mark Case Study - Fulbrook Middle School
Fulbrook Middle School, Woburn Sands achieved Gold Quality Mark in February 2022. This case study has been written by Sam Thorpe Head of PE, about PE as a catalyst to "adopting a love for sport and physical activity"
Gold Quality Mark Case Study - Heathfield Junior School
Heathfield Junior School, Twickenham achieved Gold Quality Mark in February 2022. This case study has been written by James Watson, PE Lead, about the schools vision, implementation and impact of PE
Gold Quality Mark Case Study - Kirkby College
Kirkby College achieved Gold Quality Mark in April 2022. This case study has been written by Steph Kennedy, Subject Leader, showing how PE can be a vehicle for positivity.
Gold Quality Mark Case Study - St John Fisher Catholic Academy
St John Fisher Catholic Voluntary Academy, Dewsbury, West Yorkshire achieved Gold Quality Mark in February 2022. This case study has been written by Andrew Graham, Assistant Head and Head of PE Faculty, about how PE is part of the culture in the school.
Gold Quality Mark case study, - The Grange Community School
The Grange Community Primary School achieved Gold Quality Mark in April 2022. This case study has been written by Lucie Smith-Childs PESSPA Lead, showcasing how personal development is placed at the centre of everything they do.
Improving Wellbeing through PE
At the Youth Sport Trust we have always recognised the unique power of PE and sport to change lives for the better. Right now, there is no greater need than the wellbeing of our nation. At a time when young people are experiencing unprecedented rates of obesity and poor emotional wellbeing, and where interpersonal skills and social interaction are under pressure from new forms of communication, we are not making the most of a subject that is unparalleled in its potential to address the challenges of this generation