Teacher Nomination Form

The CYD? Teacher Awards Celebrating outstanding achievement in the performing arts. Recognising excellence and championing teachers to keep inspiring and pushing new boundaries.

There are 6 awards on offer. If you would like to nominate someone for an award please fill out the details below.

This award goes to someone who is at the forefront of the industry. Engaging in new ideas and concepts. They are not afraid to make changes to ensure their students follow the best paths to experience all the opportunities available to them.
This award is for a teacher who can demonstrate their power and effectiveness not only in transforming the lives of their pupils but also in enriching the local community. Describe what makes your teacher stand out and is making a real difference to the lives of the students and their families and in their community.
Teachers working with students with special needs have a huge impact that goes above and beyond the studio. These unique and committed individuals are raising the aspirations for young people with SEND, they personalise, effectively promote and embed inclusive practices that help prepare those they teach for adulthood and making a success of their future lives. Tell us how your nominee stands out from the crowd.
We live in an ever changing world, with many highs and lows. This person has gone to great lengths to make dance available to all; particularly those who dance is not easily accessible to. Developing many opportunities to bring people together regardless of their circumstances.
Nominate your fellow Teachers for this special award. For a teacher who has dedicated their life to the dance teaching profession and are approaching the end of their career. These people will have had a significant and positive impact on the people they have worked with over the course of their teaching career, from pupils and colleagues (and within their local community.)
Principals are doing amazing jobs in dance schools every day. Teachers with an inspiring principal recognise their excellent leadership and enjoy working with them. Students and parents trust them and we would love to read about what makes your principal deserve this award.