Youth Sport Trust response to UK Active’s Generation Inactive 2 report
Responding to UK Active’s Generation Inactive 2 report , Youth Sport Trust Chief Executive Ali Oliver said: “UK Active are absolutely right to be sounding a warning about the decline in physical activity among young people and its consequences. Today’s young people are among the least active ever, and their wellbeing is in desperate decline."
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.
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.
How to spend it: A guide to Primary PE & Sport Premium
In light of Minister Nadhim Zahawi’s announcement on the Primary PE and Sport Premium funding at our Conference this week, Chief Executive of YST Ali Oliver blogs about how schools can create a lasting legacy.
BLOG: How we are giving pupils a positive start to the day
Anna Sullivan, Acting Deputy Headteacher at Cardwell Primary School in Woolwich, blogs about how extra funding through the Primary PE and sport premium is ensuring her pupils get a healthy and happy start to the day.