Examinations

There are many organisations and exam boards that offer music exams for instruments, singing, music theory, music production, jazz, rock and pop.

You can start your search from the list of organisations below.

All national and independent exam boards will have their own deadlines for exam entries. Please check their websites for this information.

Suffolk County Music Service exams

Suffolk County Music Service (SCMS) exam entry deadlines and exam dates are below. Please note that the SCMS only offer grades 1-5. These exams help students make the transition to the higher grades.

If you are looking for SCMS Drum Kit exam files, you can download them here.

Entry deadline 
Exam dates
Monday 14 May 2018

Saturday 14 July 2018

Monday 24 September 2018

Saturday 8 December 2018

 Monday 21 January 2019

 Saturday 30 March 2019

Monday 13 May 2019

Saturday 13 July 2019

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