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: Cancelled

All instruments and grades

Kenya Cancelled

Practical exams (session two)

Booking period: 05-18 July

 

All instruments and grades

Kenya October - November

Practical exam fees

Prep Test 46 GBP
Initial Grade 45 GBP
Grade 1 50 GBP
Grade 2 61 GBP
Grade 3 64 GBP
Grade 4 69 GBP
Grade 5 74 GBP
Grade 6 81 GBP
Grade 7 93 GBP
Grade 8 108 GBP
ARSM 150 GBP
Performance Assessment 74 GBP
Ensemble: Primary 11880 KES
Ensemble: Intermediate 13690 KES
Ensemble: Advanced 19070 KES
Choral Singing: Primary 11880 KES
Choral Singing: Intermediate 13690 KES
Choral Singing: Advanced 19070 KES
Choral Singing: Attendance Fee 8180 GBP
 

Performance Grades

Performance Grades are remotely-assessed exams available at Grades 1 to 8. We also offer a remote-assessment option for ARSM exams. When you book an exam you can select an exam submission date from a list of options available during the exam session. This will be the latest date by which you must upload and submit the exam recording.

 

We plan to hold Performance Grade exams throughout 2021, more information will be provided shortly.

Performance Grades (Session One)

Booking Period
Opening: 17:00, 06 January 2021
(14:00, 06 January 2021 GMT)

Closing: 02:59, 14 January 2021
(23:59:00, 13 January 2021 GMT)

Exam Dates

Performance Grades 01-21 February

Performance Grades (Session Two)

Booking period: 01-08 February

Exam Dates

Performance Grades 01-21 March

Performance Grades (Session Three)

Booking period: 01-08 March

Exam Dates

Performance Grades 06-26 April

Performance Grade Fees

Grade 1 50 GBP
Grade 2 61 GBP
Grade 3 64 GBP
Grade 4 69 GBP
Grade 5 74 GBP
Grade 6 81 GBP
Grade 7 93 GBP
Grade 8 108 GBP
ARSM 150 GBP
 

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: ** Cancelled **

Exam date

Online Music Theory ** Cancelled **

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 43 GBP
Grade 2 44 GBP
Grade 3 48 GBP
Grade 4 53 GBP
Grade 5 62 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: Cancelled

Exam dates

Kenya Cancelled

Diploma exams (session two)

Booking period: 05-18 July

Exam dates

Kenya October - November

Diploma fees

DipABRSM (complete exam) 22390 KES
LRSM (complete exam) ** 66380 KES
FRSM (complete exam) 100230 KES
Resit fee: DipABRSM 17910 KES
Resit fee: LRSM 53100 KES
Resit fee: FRSM 80180 KES

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.

 

Special notices

 

 

A fee of KES 1,800 must be paid to the Kenya National Examinations Council for written examinations.

 

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