What's in the exam?
- Scales and arpeggios
- Aural tests
Latest exam updates
Music Theory update
Paper Music Theory exams (Grades 6 to 8) – the next exams will take place in June. Please note, dates and booking periods for Grades 1-5 and Grades 6-8 may be different from now on. For full details, see our dates and fees page.
Total marks in all individual Practical exams are 150. 100 marks are required to achieve Pass, 120 marks to pass with Merit and 130 marks to pass with Distinction.
There are eight grades of assessment. Select a grade using the links below in order to view the syllabus and supporting materials for that grade.
The new syllabus includes refreshed repertoire and revised sight-reading and scales and arpeggios. The revised sight-reading and scale and arpeggio requirements apply from 1 January 2018 in all countries, with no overlap period.
Download recordings of pieces from our Flute syllabus.
A selection of pieces from the new 2018-2021 Flute syllabus.
New editions offering support to teachers preparing students for Practical exams.
Practice material for students preparing for Flute exams.