Latest exam updates

COVID update

In response to the current restrictions in the UK and Ireland we are deferring Session 1 face-to-face practical exams at Public Venues and paper-based Grade 6 to 8 Music Theory exams at Public Venues and Private Visits. Where we can we will still offer practical exams at Private Visits. Our remotely-assessed Performance Grade and ARSM exams and our Grade 1 to 5 online Music Theory exams are unaffected and all dates remain unchanged. To read more, please visit our latest updates page.

Performance Grade booking

The next booking period for remotely-assessed Performance Grade and ARSM exams opens on 1 February. For details, see our dates and fees page.

Make music a family affair by finding out how you can support your children on their musical journey and create musical moments that everyone at home can share.

Where’s Simon?

Simon was supposed to have been attending the wedding of his old friend Figaro but sadly couldn't travel there. The LSO players suggested doing a special online concert for him and Simon agreed to conduct!

Free access to resources, wherever you are

ABRSM’s Classical 100 is a fantastic collection of 100 carefully selected pieces of music and activities for you to share with your families over the coming weeks.

Tips for keeping your child’s instrument safe at home

Our partner Allianz Musical Insurance has some tips for keeping instruments safe at homeas well as advice on what to do if an accident does happen…   

Latest news from ABRSM

At ABRSM our purpose is to inspire musical achievement, offering exams and resources to help learners progress, whatever their musical goals.

The Boy and the Bunnet

The Boy and the Bunnet is a brilliant way to introduce children (and adults) to the Scots language and Scots traditional instruments.

Make musical learning more engaging with Classical 100

Challenge your children to complete a few Classical 100 activities this week. Listen, learn and explore all 100 pieces.

The benefits of music learning

Learning to play a musical instrument or to sing brings extraordinary, lifelong benefits. Why? 

Developing your child’s listening skills

Over 3500 of you have signed up for Classical 100, our fantastic collection of carefully selected pieces of music and activities for children and their families.

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