In March we introduced online programme forms for Performance Grades and digital ARSM diplomas. Instead of candidates showing a paper programme form to the camera at the start of the exam recording, the person submitting the video enters the programme details online. Find out more

Preparing for a Performance Grade

The qualification specification and syllabuses are provided as PDFs below and include all the information you need to start preparing for a Performance Grade exam.

Qualification specification – all subjects

  • Exam requirements
  • Preparing for and taking the exam
  • How the assessment works
  • Results


Download a syllabus below for:

  • Repertoire lists
  • Information about choosing and performing the exam programme 

Syllabuses (PDF):

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