ROCK & POP SYLLABUS 2015-2017

Syllabus and overlap arrangements


Please note:

  • there will be a one-year overlap between the 2015-2017 syllabus and the new 2018 syllabus
  • for the duration of 2018 candidates will be able to perform songs from either syllabus, but not a mixture of both

 

Rock & Pop 2015 syllabus cover

 

Groups

  • There are specific details about entering your band for a Group exam on this Groups page (2015-2017 syllabus only).

 

All Rock & Pop exams from 1 January 2018 onwards will be examined using the revised assessment criteria:

 

Guidelines for choosing your own song (2015-2017 syllabus):

 

Rock & Pop 2015-2017 - additional songs

All songs listed below are available to download from our Rock & Pop digital store
 

Bass

Initial

Wild Wood

Paul Weller

Grade 1

Teenage Kicks

The Undertones

Grade 2

Chasing Pavements

Adele

Grade 3

When Tomorrow Comes

Eurythmics

Grade 5

Books from Boxes

Maximo Park

Guitar

Initial

Wild Thing

The Troggs

Initial

Intro

The xx

Grade 1

Teenage Kicks

The Undertones

Grade 2

Come As You Are

Nirvana

Grade 2

Chasing Cars

Snow Patrol

Grade 4

Teenage Icon

The Vaccines

Grade 5

I Bet You Look Good on the Dancefloor

Arctic Monkeys

Drums

Initial

Supersonic

Oasis

Grade 1

Teenage Kicks

The Undertones

Grade 2

Come As You Are

Nirvana

Grade 4

Teenage Icon

The Vaccines

Grade 5

Going Underground

The Jam

Grade 7

Message in a Bottle

The Police

Keyboards

Grade 1

Eternal Flame

The Bangles

Grade 2

Somewhere Only We Know

Keane

Grade 3

Drops of Jupiter

Train

Grade 3

Rule the World

Take That

Grade 5

We Are the Champions

Queen

Vocals

Initial

Lean On Me (TF)

Bill Withers

Grade 1

Love Story (TF)

Taylor Swift

Grade 2

Wonderwall

Oasis

Grade 3

Drops of Jupiter (TF)

Train

Grade 5

Chasing Pavements (TF)

Adele

 

"IT'S REALLY NICE HAVING THE ABILITY TO CHOOSE WHAT YOU LIKE ... IT'S HELPED ME DEVELOP AS A MUSICIAN."

JOSHUA, GRADE 7 GUITARIST

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