We are established as a charity by Sir John Beckwith. BT becomes our first corporate partner, and we pilot our first ‘TOPs’ sporting programmes for children. A national roll out follows through our network of specialist tutors.
Government appoints us to support Sports Colleges within the Specialist Schools Programme. By 2010, there are 504 Sports Colleges.
We are appointed to deliver the Government's PE School Sport and Club Links strategy. School Sport Partnerships are rolled out between 2002-2008, resulting in 450 across England.
Sky Sports Living for Sport begins, engaging disaffected youngsters in leadership through sport. By 2014 over 35,000 young people take part in projects. We’re also chosen to help manage Step into Sport, the Government's new leadership and volunteering project.
London secures the Olympic and Paralympic Games for 2012. We create the Young Ambassadors programme, where young people promote the Olympic and Paralympic values.About Young Ambassadors
We deliver the first UK School Games in Glasgow - a four-day multi-sport event for over 1,000 talented young athletes. Paralympic swimmer Ellie Simmonds competes. The event continues and this year it will be held in Manchester with over 1,500 young athletes.Sainsbury’s School Games
Our first National School Sport Week kicks off with thousands of schools and young people taking part.National School Sport Week
The National PE and School Sport survey shows that 90% of school children took part in two hours of PE and school sport per week. This figure was 25% in 2002, and 62% in 2004.
We support young disabled people through 250 pan-disability multi-sport clubs. Future 2012 Paralympians are talent spotted.Our disability programmes
We become a key partner in delivering International Inspiration, the London 2012 Youth Legacy Programme, developing specialist training in 20 countries around the world to improve PE and school sport.International Inspiration
Between 2004 and 2010, Specialist Sports Colleges were the fastest improving schools in the country.
We start working with Change4Life. We now have 1,500 secondary clubs and 6,000 primary clubs. A further 4,500 primary clubs will launch this year.Our work with Change4Life
We deliver the Sainsbury's School Games National Finals at the Olympic Park and other venues, with over 30,000 young people attending from schools all over the country.About the School Games
To coincide with London 2012, we lead a campaign on the importance of physical literacy. It results in renewed investment from the Government: the PE and Sport Premium.Full announcement
We play a lead role in ensuring schools maximise this investment, and launch a guide for schools that forms part of the National Physical Literacy Framework.Read the full story
We form a youth partnership with England Rugby 2015 and RFU for the Rugby World Cup 2015.Our partnership
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At the Youth Sport Trust, we care about every young person’s future. By encouraging creativity, raising aspirations, building resilience and championing empathy we’ve changed the lives of millions of young people.
To mark our 20th Anniversary, we’re launching a fundraising campaign to raise £20 million by 2035, and create a brighter future for the next generation of young people.
Help us help the children of tomorrow. Please pledge your support.
To train a young sports leader in the developing world for a day
To ensure a young disabled person can take part in sport
To get less active children excited about and engaged in PE and school sport
To create imaginative activity for pre-school children in disadvantaged areas
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