Practical Exams Update – South Africa

We appreciate how much the cancellation of our exams has affected learners and we’re working hard on solutions to ensure they can gain their qualifications at the earliest opportunity. However, on the basis of official and local advice we have made the following changes to our South Africa exams for the remainder of the year:

  • For the regions of Eastern & Western Cape, Free State and KwaZulu-Natal exams, we plan to hold exams from late September – October. There will be no exams held throughout August and early September. Entries for these regions have already been received.
  • For exams in Gauteng, we plan to hold exams from October – November. Entries for this region have already been received. We will not be able to take bookings for Botswana, Swaziland and the surrounding areas for any further exams in 2020.

Please note, our ability to accept bookings and hold exams continue to be conditional on the current restrictions being lifted. We will provide an update to customers as soon as we can. Our Representatives will provide further guidance in due course.

Our volunteers are happy to help with any questions you might have regarding ABRSM exams in your local area, such as the facilities in our exam venues and other logistical arrangements. 

However, if you have any queries about using our online self-service booking system or enquiries about the exam date for your candidates, their results or questions about refunds, our syllabus or anything else, then please contact ABRSM and we’ll be able to assist you further.

Gauteng, Botswana, Swaziland and the surrounding regions, where possible

Meg Twyford

PO Box 1895
Houghton 2041

T +27 (0)82 465 9031
F +27 (0)11 673 7389
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The Eastern Cape, KwaZulu-Natal, Free State, Lesotho and Northern Cape regions

Bridget Harrison

PO Box 21773, Mayor's Walk
Pietermaritzburg, 3208

M +27 (0)72 375 8185
E Bridget Harrison

Western Cape region

Jill Eichler

4 St Barnabas Street
Tamboerskloof 8001

T +27 (0)21 423 3010
F +27 (0)86 541 7751
M +27 (0)82 770 2906
E Jill Eichler

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