About Music Medals

Music Medals are ABRSM teacher led assessments. They build on what has been learnt and help children get recognition for their hard work.

Why do a Music Medal?

  • To show achievement and progression
  • To have a goal to work towards
  • To improve leadership skills by leading an ensemble
  • To improve listening skills
  • To help prepare for graded exams

What will it cost?

  • Copper £14.50
  • Bronze £18.50
  • Silver £25.50
  • Gold £30
  • Platinum £35

How to apply

Your child's teacher will let you know when your child is ready. They will give you a form to fill out and let you know how to pay.

How does it work?

  • The assessment takes place in school with the tutor and lasts no longer than 10 minutes
  • Children play a prepared piece on their own and a prepared piece with another child
  • There is a short listening or sight reading test
  • The assessment is filmed and sent to the ABRSM for marking
  • Children who pass receive a certificate and Music Medal badge

You can find more information on the ABRSM website.