Press

This area is designed to give journalists access to our latest press releases and our media guidelines.
Press office

We can provide journalists with expert opinion on a range of issues around PE and school sport as well as expert spokespeople including our Chair Baroness Sue Campbell CBE, Chief Executive Ali Oliver and our Sporting Ambassadors.

Press office

Our media team is available seven days a week for comments, interviews, multimedia content and information. We work across the country and often have communications specialists on the ground as news breaks.

If you have an enquiry, please contact:

Isabel Dunmore
Media Relations Officer
isabel.dunmore@youthsporttrust.org
01509 226317 / 07825 065195

Simon Ward
Head of Corporate Communications
simon.ward@youthsporttrust.org
01509 226637 / 07825 065179

Note that the press office only deals with enquiries from the media. If you are not a member of the media, please use the public enquiries line: 01509 226600. Lines are open 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday.

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Code of ethics and conduct

Click here to view our code of ethics and conduct, which includes guidance for press and media at our events.

Latest news

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

If you are looking for older news or press releases not available on our website, please email a member of the press office and we will be able to help further.

Youth Sport Trust responds to Sport England consultation

Youth Sport Trust responds to Sport England consultation

As a result of the Government’s new strategy for sport, a consultation was released by Sport England to address the new responsibilities conferred to them.
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The Youth Sport Trust launches new website

Leading PE, school sport and physical activity charity, the Youth Sport Trust, is delighted to be able to announce that its new website is now live.
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How we work - Learning - 2016 National Conference

Youth Sport Trust 2016 Conference

Our 2016 Conference takes place at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry on Thursday 3 March.
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Asher-Smith and Clegg join schoolchildren to support Paralympic Challenge

Asher-Smith and Clegg join schoolchildren to support Paralympic Challenge

Britain's fastest woman Dina Asher-Smith and Paralympic multi-medalist Libby Clegg gave 20 London schoolchildren a lesson in sprinting.
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School Games Organiser Funding Confirmed

School Games Organiser Funding Confirmed

Sport England has today confirmed that School Games Organisers will continue to receive funding.
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News - Ade Adepitan calls for inclusive sport for all

Paralympian Ade Adepitan calls for inclusive school sport for all

Paralympic athlete and TV personality Ade Adepitan has been unveiled as the ambassador for the new multi sport wheelchair from Youth Sport Direct.
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Easah Suliman wins BEDSA Young Person of the Year award

Easah Suliman, Aston Villa and England under-17 defender, has been awarded Youth Sport Trust Young Person of the Year award at the Lycamobile British Ethnic Diversity Awards (BEDSA).
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Youth Sport Direct launches i-Academy

i-Academy provides vocational courses to individual learners in the early years, active leisure and education sectors, as well as bespoke e-learning and training development services.
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Youth Sport Trust launches ‘My Rio Journey’

We are delighted to announce that we have reached a significant milestone with over 4,000 schools now signed up to the Youth Sport Trust Membership scheme.
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Spirit of 2012 awards £4.5 million to help people get active

The Youth Sport Trust has welcomed the latest awards from Spirit of 2012 to help people 'Get Out & Get Active' across the UK.
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Bright Futures Educational Trust to join forces with the Youth Sport Trust

Bright Futures Educational Trust to join forces with the Youth Sport Trust

The partnership will see a range of innovative approaches to using the power of PE, physical activity and sport to enhance young people’s achievement and attainment.
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Youth Sport Trust congratulates Sue Campbell on new FA role

Youth Sport Trust congratulates Sue Campbell on new FA role

The Youth Sport Trust today congratulates Baroness Sue Campbell after she was named by the The FA as its new Head of Women's Football.
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