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.

Performance Grades

For the first time in ABRSM history, take centre stage and share your love of performance with our additional route to progress.
Available at Grades 1 to 8 for a wide range of instrumental and singing subjects, this 100% assessed from recordings exam is all about performance - you and your audience, you and your music, you and your instrument.

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"There’s something magical about performing as a musician"

Find out why we're so excited about Performance Grades

A series of films offering perspectives and tips on the Performance Grades.

ABRSM Examiner, Sarah Oliver, provides recording guidance and explains how to upload your recording and submit your exam entry.

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