The application process

  • Teachers hand out entry forms to the pupils they feel are ready to take an exam.
  • Parent signs/returns completed form with payment by the specified deadline to RMT.
  • RMT submits the exam entry to ABRSM.
  • RMT draws up the exam timetable and dates/times are sent directly to pupils.

ABRSM fees 2020

These include a £5 admin charge.

Grade Practical RMT Pianist
Prep test £42.00
1 £46.00 £12.00
2 £52.00 £12.00
3 £59.00 £15.00
4 £65.00 £15.00
5 £75.00 £20.00
6 £80.00 £20.00
7 £85.00 £20.00
8 £100.00 £20.00


The majority of pupils will require an accompanist for their exam pieces, and there is a space on the entry form which the teacher will fill in with the RMT Pianist’s fee. If you would prefer to provide your own accompanist please let us know.

Where to come

Richmond Music Trust
7 Briar Road

Where to park

During exam periods there is no parking available on site.

When to arrive

Please arrive 20 minutes before your exam time.


Practical results are usually issued between four and six weeks after the exam date. Mark sheets and certificates are sent to the Music Trust and these are posted directly to pupils.