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.

Soreen activity packs encourage families to be more active together

Soreen activity packs encourage families to be more active together

The Youth Sport Trust has partnered with Soreen, maker of the original malt loaf, to encourage parents to have more fun with their children through active play.
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Youth Sport Trust achieves healthy workplace status

Youth Sport Trust achieves healthy workplace status

YST has been commended for demonstrating its commitment to the health and wellbeing of its employees by receiving a Simplyhealth Healthy Workplace award.
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Inclusive Futures initiative backed for additional year

Inclusive Futures initiative backed for additional year

Spirit of 2012 has offered a new grant that will see the exciting Inclusive Futures initiative delivered for an additional year from September 2015 to September 2016.
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Loughborough confirmed to host 2016 School Games national finals

Loughborough confirmed to host 2016 School Games national finals

Loughborough University has been confirmed as the host city for the 2016 School Games national finals, following the conclusion of this year's event in Manchester.
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Stunning ceremony closes Sainsbury's 2015 School Games

The Sainsbury's 2015 School Games officially drew to a close on Sunday as achievements and performances were celebrated at the closing ceremony in Manchester.
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Sainsbury's 2015 School Games kick off in Manchester

Sainsbury's 2015 School Games kick off in Manchester

An opening ceremony featuring world champions and Olympic and Paralympic heroes will welcome the 1,600 athletes, 500 volunteers and young coaches to the Sainsbury's 2015 School Games in Manchester.
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The Youth Sport Trust responds to State of Child Health report

New findings highlight importance of PE and school sport in supporting the wellbeing of young people

New research released this week by the Children's Society showing English children are among the unhappiest in the world at school makes for 'worrying reading'.
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Youth Sport Trust welcomes Government’s public consultation on a new Sport Strategy in the UK

Youth Sport Trust welcomes Government’s public consultation on a new Sport Strategy in the UK

The Youth Sport Trust has welcomed the Government's wide-ranging public consultation on a new Sport Strategy in the UK.
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Baroness Campbell: A year in review

Baroness Campbell: A year in review

As another academic year comes to close it seems an appropriate time to reflect on another big year of change and challenge.
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Inspirational young people honoured at House of Lords for Connecting Communities Awards

Inspirational young people honoured at House of Lords for Connecting Communities Awards

12 inspirational young people from some of the most disadvantaged neighbourhoods in Great Britain have been honoured for remarkable efforts at the Connecting Communities Awards.
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How we work - Solutions - PE2020 Active Healthy Minds

Northamptonshire launches innovative strategy to improve student health and wellbeing

A trailblazing scheme which seeks to transform how schools impact on students' mental wellbeing through PE, sport and physical activity launched in Northamptonshire today.
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Vitality British 10km London Run to raise money for the Youth Sport Trust

Vitality British 10km London Run to raise money for the Youth Sport Trust

Six dedicated runners have signed up to raise funds for the Youth Sport Trust by taking part in the Vitality British 10km London Run on Sunday 12 July 2015.
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