2021 Dates and Fees

ABRSM

Practical

We hold face-to-face practical and ARSM exams at our Public Venues during the exam sessions listed on this page.

We also offer a remote assessment option for ARSM exams - please click on the Performance Grades tab for dates.

We hope to be able to open the following live Practical exam booking periods as planned. However, we will continue to keep these dates under review as our ability to accept live Practical exam bookings remains conditional on COVID-19 travel and government restrictions being lifted. We will provide an update nearer to each booking period.

Practical exams (session one)

Booking period: 07-20 December 2020

All instruments and grades

Sri Lanka March-April

Practical exams (session two)

Booking period: 14-27 June 2021

All instruments and grades

Sri Lanka September-October

Practical exam fees

Prep Test 32 GBP
Initial Grade 36 GBP
Grade 1 40 GBP
Grade 2 43 GBP
Grade 3 46 GBP
Grade 4 48 GBP
Grade 5 52 GBP
Grade 6 66 GBP
Grade 7 76 GBP
Grade 8 86 GBP
ARSM 119 GBP
Performance Assessment 52 GBP
Ensemble: Primary 76 GBP
Ensemble: Intermediate 86 GBP
Ensemble: Advanced 119 GBP
Choral Singing: Initial 76 GBP
Choral Singing: Intermediate 86 GBP
Choral Singing: Advanced 119 GBP
Choral Singing: Attendance Fee 46 GBP

Notes

 

Online Music Theory (Grades 1-5)

We plan to hold Online Music Theory exams throughout 2021, exact dates of exams from June will be provided in due course.

Online Music Theory (session one)

Booking period: 01-08 February 2021

Exam date

Online Music Theory Tuesday 16 March 2021 5:00PM

Online Music Theory (session two)

Booking Period: 06-13 April 2021

Exam Date

Online Music Theory Sunday 23 May 2021 10:00AM

Online Music Theory (session three)

Booking Period: 04-11 May

Exam Date

Online Music Theory Saturday 19 June 10:00AM

Online Music Theory (Session four)

Booking Period: July

Exam Date

Online Music Theory August

Online Music Theory (Session five)

Booking Period: August/September

Exam Date

Online Music Theory October

Online Music Theory (Session six)

Booking Period: September/October

Exam Date

Online Music Theory November

Online Music Theory fees

Grade 1 22 GBP
Grade 2 24 GBP
Grade 3 25 GBP
Grade 4 27 GBP
Grade 5 30 GBP

Notes

 

Other diplomas*

We hope to be able to open the following live Practical exam booking periods as planned. However we will continue to keep these dates under review as our ability to accept live Practical exam bookings remains conditional on COVID-19 travel and government restrictions being lifted. We will provide an update nearer to each booking period.

Diploma exams (session one)

Booking period: 07-20 December 2020

Exam dates

Sri Lanka March - April

Diploma exams (session two)

Booking period: 14-27 June 2021

Exam date

Sri Lanka September-October

Diploma fees

DipABRSM (complete exam) 153 GBP
LRSM (complete exam) 469 GBP**
FRSM (complete exam) 689 GBP
Resit fee: DipABRSM 122 GBP
Resit fee: LRSM 375 GBP
Resit fee: FRSM 551 GBP

Notes

* ARSM exams take place during Practical exam periods - see the first tab for details of exam dates and fees.

** LRSM Teaching fees are payable in two instalments. 40% must be paid on submission of the Case Study Portfolio & Video of Teaching Practice. The balance is payable when entering for the remaining sections of the exam.

 

Payment information

 

 

Cheques

Please make cheques payable to 'The Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music'.

Direct debits

Direct debits should go to the following bank accounts - cash deposits only:

  • Account name - The Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music
  • DFCC Bank - Account No. 012001005445
 

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