Latest exam updates

Performance Grade booking

Booking for remotely-assessed Performance Grade and ARSM exams opens on Tuesday 1 December and closes on Tuesday 8 December. This is when you can book submission dates during our 5 to 31 January exam session. We have a set number of exam slots available, so please book early for the widest choice of dates. Find out more about Performance Grades.

COVID updates

We will contact you if your exams have been affected by COVID. For the latest information, and to check which venues have closed, please visit our Latest updates page

Current Exam Session: Late Booking and Rescheduling Exams

Thank you to everyone who’s booked exams. To help you with your exam arrangements at this exceptionally busy time, please be aware that there are number of services available to you by logging in to your ABRSM account. Find out more.

Mobile and tablet apps

Music Theory Trainer

Music Theory Trainer helps bring music theory to life with fun and engaging challenges at Grades 1–5.

Violin Scales Trainer

Violin Scales Trainer helps increase fluency with ABRSM scales and arpeggios requirements.

Aural Trainer

Aural Trainer features interactive challenges to develop aural skills and make aural practice more engaging.

Violin Practice Partner

Violin Practice Partner makes practising pieces more musical, rewarding and fun. Play along with the piano accompaniment or violin part in isolation.

Cello Practice Partner

Cello Practice Partner lets you play along with real musicians’ performances, exactly as recorded or at a reduced tempo.

Music Case

Music Case is a free practice app that helps students to understand the progress they are making over time, increasing their motivation to keep learning.

Piano Sight-Reading Trainer

Piano Sight-Reading Trainer helps develop skills to quickly spot the key features, patterns and characteristics in music before you play it. Available for Piano Grades 1–5.

Singing Practice Partner

Featuring all 66 accompaniments from the Songbook Plus series. Download the tracks you need and sing in your chosen key, at your chosen speed!

Woodwind Practice Partners

Learning the Clarinet, Flute or Alto Saxophone pieces? Play along with the accompaniment, the solo part or both together.

Piano Practice Partner

Piano Practice Partner helps you by playing the part for one hand so you can practise the other as you learn. The 2021 & 2022 Piano Exam Pieces, including Initial Grade, will be available in the app from 9 July.

Speedshifter

A practice tool that allows you to vary the speed of audio without altering the pitch.

Desktop apps

On Your Marks

Watch and assess all the elements of an ABRSM graded music exam and compare notes with our Chief Examiner!

Classical 100

Free resource for UK primary schools – get access to 100 pieces of Classical music and work your way through the 100 challenges to earn stars for your class.

Group Loops

Making music together just got a whole lot easier! Group Loops is a free online platform that gives you fun, flexible repertoire, always suiting the needs of your class.

JOURNEYS

Sign up to Journeys and learn key electric guitar skills step by step. Get a free 14-day trial, then pay just £8.99 a month.

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