TENDRING YOUTH AWARD CATEGORIES

Volunteer (Young Person aged 11-21)

This award recognises the volunteering efforts of young people as an individual or as part of a group.


Arts (Young Person aged 11-21)

This award showcases the creative potential of a young person in any respect of the arts, including Creative (i.e. drawing or writing), Expressive (i.e. dancing or theatre) or Applied (i.e. product design or textiles).

Community Improvement (Young Person aged 11-21)

This award celebrates an individual or group who has significantly contributed to their community.

Young Carer (Young Person aged under 11 and Young Person aged 11-21)

There are two awards in this category, under 11s and 11-21. This award recognises a young person who helps look after a relative who has a condition, such as a disability, illness, mental health condition, or a drug or alcohol problem.

Learning Achievement (Young Person aged 11-21)

This award rewards the hard work and perseverance of a young person who has succeeded in their chosen subject or subjects, showing their determination to achieve their learning goals.

Outstanding Achievement (Young Person aged 11-21)

The Outstanding Achievement category is all about celebrating an individual or group of young people achieving in any discipline or field. Achievements must be significant and exceed the norm.

Personal Journey (Young Person aged 11-21)

This award is given in recognition that some young people overcome huge difficulties to achieve success. Obstacles might include problems in their family, social, educational, health or work lives.

Unsung Hero (Adult aged over 18)

This award is given in recognition the efforts of an individual (adult) to support young people to achieve their full potential, through volunteering, mentoring, coaching or work.

To nominate a younger person for one of the awards, download the nomination form here Tendring Youth Awards nomination form.pdf