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ABRSM is the UK’s largest music education body, one of its largest music publishers and the world’s leading provider of music exams, offering assessments to more than 630,000 candidates in 93 countries every year.


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ABRSM graded music exams ABRSM exams motivate achievement and support progression. They lay good foundations for music making while encouraging students to reach their full potential. We have designed our graded music exams (link is external) to motivate instrumental and singing students of all ages and a wide range of...

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Each year ABRSM examines candidates with a huge range of different needs and abilities. Because our candidates’ needs differ so widely we treat each person individually, considering their needs in terms of physical access to the exam room.

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Digital resources and tools to supporting students with their music learning.

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Classical 100 is a free website for primary schools in England. Complementing existing teaching resources, it gives pupils access to 100 pieces of fantastic classical music, from Bach to Bernstein and Handel to Haydn.

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ABRSM, the exam board of the Royal Schools of Music, and its partners have published Making Music, the most comprehensive survey of the learning, progression and teaching of musical instruments ever undertaken in the UK.

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We work to positively influence thinking, policy & practice.


Music Mark works to influence thinking by sharing ideas and undertaking research

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Music Mark works to shape and share the decisions that need to be made by policy makers

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Music Mark recognises the need for music educators to source and share ideas with each other

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We facilitate CPD, build communities & share best practice.


We connect our members to the wider music education sector.