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 participation set to rise in 2011

Youth sport participation set to rise in 2011

Schools across Britain are being encouraged to sign up for this year's Lloyds TSB National School Sport Week, which takes place from 27 June to 1 July.
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Youth Sport Trust highlights importance of PE

Youth Sport Trust highlights importance of PE

The Youth Sport Trust has responded to the Government's review of the National Curriculum. The review seeks views on the content and format of a new National Curriculum.
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Youth Sport Trust responds to public health consultations

Youth Sport Trust responds to public health consultations

The Youth Sport Trust has submitted its response to two Department of Health consultations on public health.
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Youth Sport Trust and Openreach in new partnership

School sport given new competitive edge

School sport received a welcome boost today, with schools receiving confirmation of the details of the School Games Organiser posts.
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Youth Sport Trust signs up to Responsibility Deal

Youth Sport Trust signs up to Responsibility Deal

The Youth Sport Trust has today agreed to sign up to the Department of Health's Responsibility Deal - a new mechanism to improve public health outcomes.
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From Outstanding to World Class

From Outstanding to World Class

More than a hundred head teachers and other education professionals are attending the Youth Sport Trust's 'From Outstanding to World Class' Conference at the Kia Oval today.
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Steve Grainger to leave Youth Sport Trust

Steve Grainger to leave Youth Sport Trust

Chief Executive of the Youth Sport Trust Steve Grainger is to leave the organisation after 16 years, having secured an exciting new role as Rugby Development Director at the Rugby Football Union.
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PE to stay at the heart of school life

PE to stay at the heart of school life

The Department for Education has confirmed that physical education (PE) will remain a compulsory subject at school as it announced a major review of the National Curriculum in England.
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Steve Grainger reflects on 2010 and looks forward to 2011

Steve Grainger reflects on 2010 and looks forward to 2011

It's been an incredibly busy last 12-months and I will remember 2010 as a year which provided some incredible highs but equally some extreme challenges for school sport.
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