National School Sports Week 2023 is just around the corner, running from 19-25 June. This exciting event aims to promote physical activity and encourage schools and families to pledge to be active for at least 60 minutes a day.

We invite you to join us in making the #PledgeToPlay to support Youth Sports Trust and Aspire in spreading awareness about the importance of physical activity in children’s lives.

Make the #PledgeToPlay

Making the pledge is quick and easy. Simply visit and in less than two minutes, you can take the pledge and become part of this important movement. By joining forces, we can reach more schools and families across the country and make a genuine difference in the lives of young people.

Access Resources and Support

Once you’ve made your #PledgeToPlay, you’ll gain access to a wealth of resources and support to help you champion the campaign. From video case studies to valuable advice and tips on getting young people active, you’ll have all the tools you need to inspire and engage your pupils.

Powered by Sports Direct: Introducing Sports Slam

We are proud to announce that NSSW 2023 is powered by Sports Direct. For schools with students aged 7-11, there’s an additional exciting opportunity to register for Sports Direct’s Sports Slam. Sports Slam offers five days packed with fun physical activities and active learning lesson plans. What’s more, 2,300 lucky schools will have a chance to WIN a bumper Sports Slam equipment pack filled with sporty goodies to revamp and restock their PE department! Don’t miss out on this fantastic opportunity—register your school for Sports Slam today and spread the word within your school network.


Together, we can make ‘National School Sports Week 2023’ a resounding success. Join Aspire and countless other schools and organizations in making the #PledgeToPlay. Let’s inspire a generation of active and healthy young people. Take the pledge now and make a lasting impact in the lives of children across the country.