Latest exam updates

Practical exam appointments

We have now published all practical exam appointments. Please log in to your online account to view your exam times.

Late booking and rescheduling exams

Late booking for our remotely-assessed Performance Grade and ARSM exams is open until 4 November.

Late booking and rescheduling for our practical and ARSM exams at a Public Venue is now open until 16 December.

You can make late bookings and reschedule exams through your online account.  Both are subject to availability at the time you log in. To check availability go to our online service, click ‘Public Venue booking’, proceed to venue availability and search the map in ‘Your preferences’. You do not need to log in or commit to a booking to check for appointments.

Harp (Pedal) exams

Harp (Pedal) exams consist of three pieces, scales and arpeggios, sight-reading, and aural tests.

Total marks in all individual Practical exams are 150. 100 marks are required to achieve Pass, 120 marks to pass with Merit and 130 marks to pass with Distinction.

There are eight grades of assessment. Select a grade using the links below in order to view the syllabus and supporting materials for that grade.

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