Instrumental Resources

Resources for GCSE & Exams

Here are some great resources for those working towards music grades and exams. Keep up the practice and all the good work you have been doing. Remember practice makes perfect. (Last updated: Nov 2020)


abrsm - resources

Play On is the new online platform from ABRSM to support and inspire you on your musical journey. Whether you’re a teacher, learner or parent, Play On is here to entertain and inform to connect you with others, and bring you even closer to the music you love. With regular features, advice, and insight, Play On can help everyone get the most our of their playing or singing in the days ahead.

Chrome Music Lab

Have some fun composing your own music.

MTB exams


Grade 1-8 exams conducted via a webcam.

Orchestra of the Swan

orchestra of the swan - resources

A series of short videos from Diane Clark, our principal flautist, talking about how she became flautist and the flute extracts from Berlioz symphony Fantastique and Mendelssohn's Symphony No. 4, plus some hints and tips for practising. Also are three short videos from our principal bassoonist Philip Brookes, talking about the Mozart Bassoon concerto, his bassoon and how he became a player and Mozart's overture to the Marriage of Figaro. These are aimed at instrumental students and those studying GCSE/A Level. More videos will be available soon. let us have your feedback on these resources so we can pass it on to the makers.

Trinity College

trinity college


Find a range of resources providing general support for music teaching and learning and preparing for a Trinity music exam.