National School Sports Week powered by Sports Direct's Monster Kickabout

Monday 17 to Sunday 23 June 2024

This year's theme, powered by Sports Direct's Monster Kickabout, brings a special one-off Euro 2024 event that emphasises football as a means to engage young people in 60 minutes a day of PE, sport and play. Partnering with Nike, the campaign aims to put the all back into football’ while promoting fun, inclusivity, and the importance of regular physical activity.


By registering, schools will receive free equipment, resources, lesson plans, classroom activities co-created by Youth Sport Trust, Sports Direct, and incredible young people from North Kent College, ensuring a week of enjoyment lots of fun!​

We will be bringing all your favourite sports and school subjects together through football, helping teachers host a weeklong National School Sports Week celebration encouraging young people to get their 60 minutes a day of PE, sport and play!

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Join us celebrating National School Sports Week, a prime opportunity to rally your workforce, teams and communities behind a of 60 minutes a day of PE, sport and play which promotes physical, mental, and social wellbeing for young people. By organising and engaging in fundraising activities throughout the week, you're not only investing in the future of young people but also aligning with our shared commitment to creating a healthier and happier society.


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We’re calling all families to champion the importance of 60 minutes a day of PE, sport and play! Whether it's donating to our campaign, encouraging schools and communities to participate in fundraising efforts or simply getting involved in activities at home from our free resources, every contribution makes a difference.

Sports Star Friday

Get ready to unleash your inner athlete! Sports Star Friday is an exciting celebration of young people’s love for sport and play where everyone can show how they like to get active with a sporty themed dress up day. On this special day, we invite you to dress up as your favourite sporting hero or sport and join us in supporting Youth Sport Trust initiatives nationwide.​

It's easy to get involved! Simply don your sports gear, gather your friends, colleagues, classmates, or pupils, and join us for a day filled with fun and fundraising. Got your own ideas? There are many ways to get active, show your support and make a difference. Whether it's a friendly game of football, 10k steps a day challenge, or a team challenge, there’s something for everyone to enjoy while making a positive impact.

Visit our Just Giving page to find out more:

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