YST News - November 2018YST News - November 2018
Our Top Story
Confidence crisis in primary girls stopping them from getting active - Data released by YST this week shows a confidence crisis in girls stopping them from getting active from as young as the age of seven.
- Tickets for YST 2019 Conference go on sale - Book your place at the YST 2019 Annual Conference. The theme this year is 'Transforming education through sport'. Keynote speakers confirmed so far include Ofsted Chief Inspector, Amanda Spielman, with more to be announced!
- New film celebrates sports' impact in communities - A new film celebrating how sport and physical activity is building social connectedness, supported by the Youth Sport Trust, in five areas across the UK has been nominated in the 2018 Charity Film Awards.
- Football boosting young girls' mental wellbeing and confidence - It has been revealed that girls' confidence, motivation and life skills have been improved following participation in Game of Our Own - delivered by the Youth Sport Trust in collaboration with The FA.
- Turn PE depts into departments of health & wellbeing - The Youth Sport Trust has responded to the Department of Health and Social Care's 'Prevention is Better Than Cure' vision.
Upcoming Featured Events
- YST National Conference - 28 February, Coventry
- Primary school PE could be ‘transformed for a generation’ by new funding (Open Access Government) - Read More
- Why do some schools still ban girls from playing football? (The Guardian) - Read More
- Bid launched for £250,000 cricket school (Swindon Advertiser) - Read More
Sector Round Up
- Public Health England issues new “how to tackle obesity” plan to schools (Open Access Government) - Read More
- Modern life offers children almost everything they need, except daylight (Metro) - Read More
- Half of young people feel unprepared for work (TES) - Read More
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