ABRSM Exam Dates 2021
2021 ABRSM Theory Exams Grades 1-5
ABRSM Theory Grades 1-5 are sat as an online exam on the following dates
Tuesday 16 March – candidates can start the exam at any time between 5.00pm and 6.00pm
Saturday 20 March – candidates can start the exam at any time between 10.00am and 11.00am
Thursday 25 March – candidates can start the exam at any time between 5.00pm and 6.00pm
2021 ABRSM Theory Exams Grades 6-8
ABRSM Theory Grades 6-8 are paper-based and not available as an online exam
The March exam has been postponed due to coronavirus
The next alternative date is proposed for Wednesday 28 April
For the most up-to-date information regarding ABRSM Theory exams click here.
2021 ABRSM Performance Exams Grades 1-8
(Pre-recorded 100% performance) candidates select and perform four pieces or songs, presented as a continuous programme; at least three pieces need to be from ABRSM’s existing syllabus and one is of the candidate’s own choice. For more information click here.
Session 1 – 5 to 31 January
Session 2 – 1 to 21 February
Session 3 – 1 to 21 March
Session 4 – 6 to 26 April
ABRSM plans to hold Performance Exams throughout 2021, more information will be provided shortly.
ABRSM Practical Exams Grades 1-8
(In-person) candidates select and perform three pieces or songs, scales & arpeggios, aural (listening skills) and sight reading. For more information click here.
Spring Term – cancelled due to coronavirus
Summer Term – 14 June to 17 July
Autumn Term – 8 November to 12 December