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.

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John Steele visits Ghana leadership project

Youth Sport Trust Chief Executive visits Ghana from 13-17 February as part of the Trust’s work with the Beckwith International Leadership Development programme.
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Youth Sport Trust Chair named in Power List

UK Sport and Youth Sport Trust Chair Baroness Sue Campbell has been named on the BBC Radio Four Woman’s Hour Power List 2013.
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Park House Head picks up national award

Derek Peaple, Headteacher and Chair of the Youth Sport Trust Headteacher Strategy Group, scoops award at the Berkshire Inspiration and Participation awards
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Youth Sport Trust response to draft curriculum

The Government has today published a new draft National Curriculum setting out key priorities and content across a range of subjects.
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Olympic legacy top of the agenda at Youth Sport Trust 2013 Conference

Hundreds of headteachers and school sport professionals will gather today for the Youth Sport Trust’s national conference to discuss the legacy of the Games.
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Lead 2014 launches its 2013 programme

Lead 2014 launches its 2013 programme with a call for action to young people to be involved in the build-up to the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games.
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Jonathan Edwards to join Youth Sport Trust board

Olympic gold medallist Jonathan Edwards is to join the Youth Sport Trust’s Board and support its new legacy commitment Lead your generation.
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Sky Sports News Presenter to host the Norfolk School Games Media Academy

Sky Sports News Presenter and ex-Blue Peter front man Simon Thomas is hosting the Norfolk School Games Media Academy conference at the UEA Sportspark.
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Darren Campbell joins pupils from across Northamptonshire to kick off School Games!

Pupils from five schools across Northamptonshire with ambitions of following in the footsteps of their sporting heroes will get to show off their talent in a Sainsbury's School Games competition.
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Young coach nominated for prestigious national award

Young coach, Jenny Chapman, has been nominated as a Champion for the Epilepsy Champions awards hosted by charity Young Epilepsy for her dedication to coaching.
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NBA legends coach Sky Sports Living for Sport students

Pupils from Lampton School, participants in the Sky Sports Living for Sport initiative, take part in NBA Clinic sessions with Detroit legend Bill Laimbeer.
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National Talent Orientation Camp and National Young Coaches Academy kick off

National Talent Orientation Camp for talented young athletes and National Young Coaches Academy for young coaches are running in Loughborough from 4-6 January.
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