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Latest exam updates

Change to online Music Theory exam date – 12 December 2020

We are delaying our first online Music Theory exams for Grades 1 to 5 in Singapore. These exams will now take place on 12 December 2020 (not 7 November as published previously). The new booking period for these exams will be: 26 October to 9 November.  We are delaying these exams to ensure we offer the best exam experience for candidates. The later exam date will also give candidates more time to prepare and familiarise themselves with the new exam questions. Find out more about online Music Theory.

Practical Session 3 update

We are working hard on solutions to ensure learners can gain their qualifications at the earliest opportunity. However, on the basis of official and local advice we will be cancelling Session 3 Practical exams scheduled for  26 August – 30 September. Our Representatives will provide further guidance in due course. We are very sorry for the impact on teachers and candidates and we will continue to monitor the situation. Thank you for your loyalty and support while these restrictions remain in place.

We will be gradually rolling out remotely-assessed Performance Grades internationally starting before the end of 2020 and will share exam dates and booking periods soon.

Singapore office closure and update on Practical session 1 results

On government advice, we will continue to work from home during Phase 2 and possibly into Phase 3. We will therefore be unable to answer telephone calls during this time. If you need to contact us please email [email protected]

Unfortunately, hard copy results for Practical Session 1 exams, specifically 16-19 March, will be delayed due to the office closure. We are sorry for the delay and will send these out as soon as we have access to the office.

Supporting musical journeys

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At ABRSM we are dedicated to supporting music teachers and learners in the best way we can.

We do this through our exams, books, resources and events, but also by reviewing and updating the service we provide for our customers. Recently we have been hard at work in both of these areas. We have been creating new resources to guide and inspire learners, and we have been developing a new online service to make life easier for exam applicants, candidates and parents.

Our new online service

We are very excited to be introducing a new online service for our most popular exams. This will cover everything from booking exams to receiving results. We are almost ready to tell you more. So please look out for detailed information in the next couple of weeks, by email and on our website.

New digital resources

Last year we also released our free Music Case practice app that provides a simple, effective way for learners and teachers to track practice and progress. More recently we launched Journeys, our online learning platform for electric guitarists that helps them to learn and play their favourite songs.

Some things will always stay the same

We may be making some changes, but some things will always stay the same: our support for music teacher and learners, our commitment to quality in everything we do, and our passion for music and music education.

Find out more

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Look out for more information about our new online service in the next couple of weeks.

Music Case is free for anyone to use. It's a great way for learners to make the most of their practice time. Find out more about Music Case.

Journeys is available now for electric guitar. Visit our Journeys website.

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