RSL was founded on an ethos to provide innovative, contemporary qualifications for music and the arts. Being at the forefront of the industry for over 25 years, our operations include Rockschool Graded Music Exams, Vocational Qualifications (VQ), Performance Arts Awards (PAA) and Creative Qualifications (CQ).

We pride ourselves on delivering the most academically rigorous, industry-relevant qualifications designed to support aspiring artists, educators and teaching establishments – wherever they may be.

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Every Rockschool syllabus combines unrivaled industry relevance with academic credibility, giving students a wealth of technical, stylistic and theoretical knowledge that’s second to none

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11.5 million monthly listeners on Spotify alone, Glynne won a Grammy in 2014 in collaboration with Clean Bandit for the single ‘Rather Be’. She had studied on an RSL qualification at one of our delivery centres in London.
Jess Glynne
Mercury Music Prize in 2018 for ‘Visions Of A Life.’They were nominated for a Grammy for ‘Best Rock Performance’ in 2016. They have toured with Foo Fighters and Queens of the Stone Age amongst others. Their top 5 tracks on Spotify have over 100 million streams combined.
Wolf Alice
51.5 million monthly listeners on Spotify. 2 U.S number 1 singles, 7 top ten singles. 3 U.S number 1 albums. Ed achieved a Distinction on RSLs Creative Practitioners qualification.
Ed Sheeran
7 million monthly listeners on Spotify. A new artist who only recently completed his RSL Qualification at New College Swindon. His video for single ‘Rover’ has over 17 million views on Youtube and it reached the top 5 in the UK.
The band nominated for the prestigious Mercury Music Prize in 2018 for their second LP ‘I’m All Ears’ were both students on an RSL qualification when their debut LP ‘I Gemini’ was released in 2016. They played Coachella in 2019.
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