The Youth Sport Trust is a UK leading children’s charity for improving young people's wellbeing through sport and play. It empowers young people and equips educators to transform lives. Founded in 1995, it works with around 20,000 schools and inspires Changemakers to build a sense of belonging. Its vision is to create a future where every child enjoys the life-changing benefits of play and sport. Visit the YST website for ideas, tips and information www.youthsporttrust.org.
Sports Participation in schools boosts wellbeing and mental toughness,...
New research shows sports participation in school is associated with higher levels of wellbeing for young people. It also shows that... read more
29.11.2023 • By Youth Sport Trust
Youth Sport Trust and Intergenerational Music Making win International...
The Youth Sport Trust and Intergenerational Music Making were delighted to win the Physical Activity and Active Ageing award at the International... read more
16.11.2023 • By Youth Sport Trust
Youth Sport Trust response to Sport England's Place Partnerships expansion.
Sport England has announced a major expansion of their investment into local communities across England, with £250 million earmarked to ensure... read more
07.11.2023 • By Youth Sport Trust
School Sport & Activity Sector partnership summit shapes the future of...
On 25 th September more than 120 people from 70 organisations gathered at Villa Park in Birmingham for the School Sport & Activity Sector... read more
02.10.2023 • By Youth Sport Trust
The Youth Sport Trust believe it’s time to re-imagine why and how we...
The Youth Sport Trust believes that PE and sport play a fundamental role in the education and development of every child, and we know from more... read more
20.09.2023 • By Youth Sport Trust
Congratulations to the Lionesses on an amazing World Cup
Despite the result today, we'd like to say a huge congratulations from everyone at the Youth Sport Trust to the Lionesses for their incredible... read more
20.08.2023 • By Youth Sport Trust
Chief Executive responds to DfE School Sport and Activity Action Plan...
Today, the Department for Education published the School Sport and Activity Action Plan Update. In responding to the update, Chief Executive... read more
19.07.2023 • By Youth Sport Trust
Charity partners with Sports Direct to launch free sports equipment for...
Sports Slam aims to get kids moving, as Sports Direct pledges free equipment and resources to schools across the country In partnership with... read more
18.05.2023 • By Youth Sport Trust
STATEMENT: Charity says children 'not active enough' to be happy and...
Following new analysis from the NHS showing the numbers of youngsters having treatment for conditions usually seen in... read more
02.05.2023 • By Youth Sport Trust
Parents significantly underestimate how long children should be active...
Almost half of all parents (48%) believe children aged 5-18 should only be active for 30 minutes or less a day Just 43% believe children... read more
24.04.2023 • By Youth Sport Trust
Government supports sport sector response to help schools and parents...
Government backs a virtual weekly sport and physical activity digital programme to keep children active during the period of school... read more
24.03.2020 • By Youth Sport Trust
More than 630,000 children supported to have better wellbeing through...
Young people developed important life skills, did better in school and felt a greater sense of wellbeing through sport and play, new research... read more
16.01.2020 • By Youth Sport Trust
New data showing 2.1 million children inactive is 'unacceptable' says...
Children’s charity the Youth Sport Trust has responded to new research showing that levels of physical activity among young people are increasing... read more
05.12.2019 • By Youth Sport Trust
We're experiencing a public health emergency. This is an open letter to...
A coalition of more than 40 leaders from across British sport have written to the main political parties to request a public commitment to tackle... read more
19.11.2019 • By Youth Sport Trust