Examination Entry 2020
Your teacher has nominated you for a graded music examination. Pulse manages all aspects of entering you for examinations. Please read through the information below. If you wish us to proceed with the entry, please complete the form at the bottom of this page. There is also an option to ask any questions etc.
Which examination board is this session for?
This is an ABRSM (Associated Board Of The Royal Schools Of Music) exam session. ABRSM is not connected to Pulse and the board will send an external examiner for the examination.
Where will the Examination take place?
Provided there are sufficient entires to host an exam visit, the exam session will take place at:
The Music Place (Pulse)
63 Booker Avenue
Liverpool L18 4QZ
Tel: 0151 724 2120
If there are insufficient entires, the examination will take place in Liverpool city centre at The Quaker Meeting House. The venue and all details will be confirmed at least 2 weeks before your examination date.
The Quaker Meeting House
Located in: Liverpool ONE
When will the exam take place?
The exam period will be between March & April 2020. The examination will usually take place during school hours. Exam slots will be allocated during this time and each exam slot will last no longer than 20 minutes.
How long will the examination take?
The examinations will take no longer that 20 minutes. You will be advised to arrive at least 30 minutes before your exam.
Do I need an accompianist & rehearsal?
All exams except Piano & Guitar will require Piano accompaniment. Pulse will arrange the accompanist and a rehearsal session. The rehearsal will typically take place on the Saturday before your exam. Details to be forwarded following booking.
The exam cost is set by ABRSM and Pulse has no control over the fees charged. Please refer to the email sent with this information link to check the cost of your examination. Unfortunately, all fees are non refundable following payment to ABRSM. ABRSM terms and conditions will apply in the event of illness etc.
If the examination takes place at Pulse, there will be an extra charge for management, hosting & accompanist (rehearsal & exam) where required. All fees on the payment page are inclusive of all costs.
Pulse: We have a large, bright waiting area for parents & students on the exam day.
Quaker House: There is a cafe & waiting area.
How do I pay for the exam?
You will have received a payment link in the email sent with this information. This is a one off payment and the strict deadline for payment will be included in the invitation email. Please note that candidates will not receive reminder emails – payment confirms your entry.
What if there are dates that I / my child can't make?
In the reply box at the bottom of this form, please indicate any dates that are not convenient. Please only indicate hospital appointments or unavoidable clashes. ABRSM availability of examiners will also need to be factored into arrangements.
- Candidates feedback any unavailable dates at the bottom of this form. Once any issues are resolved – please make payment. If you don’t have any issues / questions – please make payment.
- Once submitted – you will receive a confirmation email.
- Pulse will communicate your exam date and time at least 2 weeks before the event. Exam rehearsals dates and times will also be communicated a this point.
- The examination will take place.
- Approximately 1 week following the examination, Pulse will inform you of your result.
- Approximately three weeks following your exam – you will receive a certificate.
Tel: 0151 724 2120
Address: 63 Booker Avenue, Mossley Hill, Liverpool, L18 4QZ