Latest exam updates

Music Theory Exam on 7 November 2020

Given the recent spike in Covid cases and local lockdowns across Malaysia, we are now reviewing the feasibility of conducting the Theory Exam on 7 November 2020. You would have recently received an automated email with instructions about what to do on the exam day, but of course we are now having to review the status of the upcoming Theory Exam. We will update you again as soon as possible, but rest assured our priority will always be the safety of our candidates and exam staff.

Exam Refunds – Practical Session 1 & 2

We are currently working to issue refunds for all exams cancelled due to COVID-19.

For entries submitted online, all exam fees have been refunded to the original payment card and should be received by 14 September 2020. If you card has been replaced since you made the entry, the refund should be redirected to your new card automatically. If you have any queries in relation to this, please contact your card provider.

If you submitted a paper entry form to your State Education Department, you must submit a refund request to the Examinations Syndicate in Malaysia with complete documentation attached by 14 September 2020. Manual refunds may take between 1 to 2 months to process. Any queries relating to manual refunds should be sent to [email protected]. Thank you for your patience.

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. 

ABRSM examiners are required to obtain an enhanced DBS with barred list check on appointment to the practical panels and this is normally renewed every three years. Examiners are not required to take their DBS certificate with them when examining, but they should carry their ABRSM photo ID card with them at all times and should be prepared to present this on request. Examiners are only issued with photo ID cards once they have satisfied ABRSM’s safe recruitment procedures, which includes evidence of the relevant DBS check.

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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