RSL Teacher Support Sessions Cover:

Plus: Generous discounts across RSL's complete product range

If you're not a member of a music service or hub please ask us about our public spaces (limited availability) at this year's scheduled events.

Session Outline

Our Teacher Support sessions cover every element of RSL's Graded Music Exams Marking and Processes with Instrument specifics


  • Style – what level of understanding is required at each grade (or level)
  • Criteria that examiners mark on
  • Improvisation, soloing and development – requirements at each level and what the difference is between Pass/Merit/Distinction

Marking and Language

  • Tone and style ideas
  • Accuracy levels
  • Exam procedures – candidate options, sound check procedure etc
  • Fully preparing candidates

Technical Exercises

  • Procedure and candidate options
  • Marking criteria

Unprepared Tests

  • Procedure and candidate options
  • Marking criteria

Questions & Discussion

Ask anything you like about RSL, the exams and syllabi. This time is for you to get what you need from the session

Upcoming Support Days

To attend a teacher support day please contact us.

Date LocationDiscipline
TBCFirst Access ForumDiscussion: What are the best ways of introducing contemporary music into first access programmes?
TBCDerbyshire Music Partnership (Instrumental CPD)All RSL qualifications
TBCSouth Yorkshire Hubs WorkshopAll RSL qualifications
TBCSunderland WorkshopAll RSL qualifications
TBCDerbyshire Music Partnership (Secondary Conference)Vocational Qualifications