Resource Library

Through years of experience and as a result of working in partnership with schools, Youth Sport Trust has developed a wide range of resources to help schools harness the power of PE and school sport. If you cannot find what you're looking for email the membership team and let us know.
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In this section it is possible to view our resource library, which is a collection of downloadable documents, presentations and films. All of which are designed to share our knowledge and understanding of how schools can use PE and school sport to improve the wellbeing, leadership skills and achievement of all children across the whole school. 

In order to access the full resource library you will need to be a registered Youth Sport Trust Member

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Using a sporting context in maths

A specialist sports college looks at how to use sport to motivate and sustain student interest in subjects other than the specialism.

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Community Sports Clubs for SEND young people

Local special schools identified a lack of community sporting provision for children with disabilities. The Youth Sport Trust has since created suitable training opportunities for staff in this area.

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The link between self-esteem and success in secondary schools

This case study looks at what a school did to improve self-esteem and therefore behaviour and achievement from a group of Year 9 boys. 

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The language of analysis

This school wanted to create a collaborative project with the capacity to raise attainment in both subject areas by linking one clear assessment focus from the course content of GCSE PE and GCSE English. 

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Teaching the scientific prinicples of force through trampolining

A combined school, with specialisms in science and sport, looked at how to devise a project which would raise achievement and interest in both science and PE.

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Teaching maths in a sporting context

The school in this case study wanted to develop a project where maths and PE staff work collaboratively to teach maths within a sporting context, supporting the use of different behaviour and teaching strategies.

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Tackling girls participation in PE and school sport

This case study looks at what a concerned school did when they noticed a drop in standards in effort, achievement and presentation were beginning to fall and how they tackled the issue immediately. 

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Primary PE and Sport Premium case studies

Examples of good practice from a range of schools in the impact of the Primary PE and School Sport Premium.
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2014 and Beyond: Innovative approaches to curriculum design

The aim of this resource is to support PE departments in implementing the new primary and secondary curriculum for PE. It will highlight the scope for creative and innovative practice , alongside monitoring and evaluating the impact for all learners.

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Making a difference: using the power of PE and sport in primary school to support whole school priorities

This resource showcases how a number of primary schools have developed excellence in PE and used sport across the whole school to raise achievement and aspirations, while improving behaviour and attendance. 

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Team Game: A play to be performed by young people

A play about the Smartside Stars five a side team, who were unbeatable. They had been top of the league for four years. As all good teams know it is never about the winning, they were all just happy to take part but of course that’s easy to say when you’ve never been beaten. 

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Developing an outstanding PE department

The aim of this resource is to support Subject Leaders to develop an outstanding physical education department.
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