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Two More New Patrons:

Leanne Cope

Yvonne Gilmore

To find out more about all our patrons, please visit our Patrons page.

Jessica Ronane Casting are searching for talented children for the next cast change of the London production of Matilda the Musical.

Auditions will take place from February to May 2019.

For more information click here.


It's never been easier to join the NATD.

If you have dance qualifications from another organisation then you can transfer them to us. The NATD would be delighted to accept your application.

To find out more becoming a member please call Kim on 01635 243683 or email to

Dance Teachers Courses in 2019

Contemporary Grades 1-6 and Vocational
9th/10th March, Surrey

Gymnastic Dance
24th March, Stourbridge

Contemporary Grades 1-6 and Vocational
1st/2nd June, Derbyshire

Syllabus DVD Snippets

Please access the links below to see mini clips of our current Theatrical syllabi.

More information available on our Exams page or contact Head Office.

Syllabi and DVDs may be purchased from the NATD website Products page.

NEWS with IMMEDIATE effect, it will NOT be mandatory for entering teachers to complete this in order to enter students for examinations.

All teachers are very much encouraged to attend workshops/area events for their own professional development and any teachers returning completed CPD forms will receive a free certificate of recognition for display purposes.

Examiners will continue to complete mandatory CPD.

For more information please contact Annette Hufton.


  • 03 Mar 2019   Midlands
    Juvenile Workshop
  • 03 Mar 2019   Northern
    Northern Area March Meeting
  • 09 Mar 2019   Open to All
    Contemporary Dance Teachers Course, Grades 1-6
  • 10 Mar 2019   Open to All
    Contemporary Dance Teachers Course, Vocational
  • 10 Mar 2019   Anglian
    Medallist of the Year Qualifiers

NATD Level 4 Diploma
in Dance Teaching

This qualification was extremely well received at its launch and is now available to all teachers who are NATD members.

The Introduction, Specification and Templates are available to download.

Click here to go to our Exam Specifications page where you can download all the relevant documents..

Medallist of the Year

Click here to find out more about this event, and what is in store for 2019, including the Dress Code changes.

Office Contact Details

We have introduced new email addresses and direct dial telephone numbers for all our head office staff.

For full contact details see our main Contacts page.

NATD Contemporary Syllabus
NATD is delighted that their Contemporary Syllabus has been officially recognised by Ofqual and is eligible for UCAS points.

The syllabus continues to be very popular with students and teachers with the courses very well supported. We are delighted with the latest recognition and the status that it gives the genre.

For more information on the syllabus and the available courses please contact Annette Hufton.

Children & Vulnerable Adults

Teachers and Examiners must be in possession of a current Disclosure & Baring Certificate. This replaces the former CRB (Criminal Records Bureau) and ISA (Independent Safeguarding Authority).

The agreed renewal term for U.K. NATD entering members is 3 years.