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Latest exam updates

Practical Session 2 Update - USA

We appreciate how much the cancellation of our exams has affected learners And 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 2 Practical exams scheduled for October-December. 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 https://gb.abrsm.org/en/performancegrades/ internationally starting before the end of 2020 and will share exam dates and booking periods soon.

Music Theory November Update - USA

We are still in the process of confirming with our Representatives whether Music Theory exams can take place in every area, based on local official advice. However, we can confirm that the Theory exams in the following areas below have been cancelled. All other areas are currently scheduled to hold a Music Theory exam, however we are monitoring the situation closely and will be in touch if anything changes.

Arizona
California
Colorado
Illinois
Maryland
North Carolina
Ohio
Oregon
Seattle
Virginia
Washington
Wisconsin

ABRSM Safeguarding Policy, Procedure and Code of Practice

 

These child protection policy and procedure materials were drawn up and last reviewed in 2017 with the assistance and advice of the NSPCC and conform to current child protection legislation and guidance.The NSPCC cannot accept responsibility for the implementation and application of the procedures. 

Please note that ABRSM examiners are required to obtain an enhanced DBSwith barred list check on appointment and this is normally renewed every three years. In accordance with the DBS Code of Practice, examiners will not present their DBS certificates for inspection but they will carry ABRSM photo ID.

You can download a full PDF version of the ABRSM Safeguarding Policy below:

Contact ABRSM's DSP

Use this form to contact ABRSM's DSP (Designated Safeguarding Person).

Designated Safeguarding Person

T +44 (0)20 7467 7358

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