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11 Oct 2023
Girls Active National Reports
These reports summarise responses to the Girls Active Survey that pupils aged from 7 to 18 completed between March and June 2023.Find Out More
01 May 2023
Breaking Boundaries Evaluation
Physical activity supports community cohesion.
19 Apr 2023
Well Schools Research
The Youth Sport Trust commissioned the University of Manchester to evaluate the Well Schools approach using a mixed-methods, ecological case study approach.
01 Mar 2023
Impact Report 2022
The following findings were presented as part of our 2022 Impact Report - published in March 2023. A full version of the report is available for download on this page.
20 Feb 2023
Physical health benefits of sport and physical activity - Factsheet
Key facts about the physical health benefits of sport and physical activity
13 Feb 2023
At What Cost: Primary PE and Sport Premium Research Report
New research among primary schools highlights the potential consequences for young people and school sport if the £320 million ringfenced funding is not confirmed.
13 Feb 2023
At What Cost: School Games Organiser Insight report
This report analyses the impact of the 450-strong network of professionals on young people and school sport alongside the effect of delays in critical funding decisions.
01 Dec 2022
Inclusion 2024 - Year 1
Inclusion 2024 aims to increase and improve opportunities for children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) to engage and participate in physical education and school sport.
29 Nov 2022
Mental health benefits of sport and physical activity - Factsheet
Key facts about the mental health benefits of sport and physical activity
22 Nov 2022
Secondary PE - State of the Nation
In Autumn 2022, the Youth Sport Trust conducted new analysis of the Government data and repeated the secondary school survey to create a picture of the current situation for schools in England.
03 Nov 2022
Using sport to promote social integration.
03 Nov 2022
The Role and Value of Physical Education and Sport in Alternative Provision Schools
New research exploring the role of physical education (PE) in Alternative Provision settings.
14 Oct 2022
School-related benefits of sport and physical activity - Factsheet
Key facts about school-related benefits of sport and physical activity