Drums Internationally recognised Drums Grades for rock and pop drummers

Rockschool Drums Grades will prove your ability, improve your playing, expand your knowledge – and earn an internationally recognised qualification by playing the instrument you love. Learn all the technique you’ll need to cut it in any session or on any stage in the world of rock and pop.

Plot your Stylistic Specialism

For every Drums Grade you can plot your stylistic specialism, meaning you'll develop an in-depth understanding of the style of drums you love.

Free Choice Pieces

Play your favourite drums tracks in your exam; metal, indie, rock, prog… the choice is yours!

Theoretical Grounding

Every Rockschool Drums Grade has been designed to give you a solid understanding of musical theory, enabling you to articulate confidently your musical talents.

Simple Steps Completing a Rockschool exam is a rewarding experience and we can get you on the path to success in no time. To get started, simply grab your book from the shop.

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The Rockschool Drums Syllabus Guide

The pieces that we’ve compiled as the course content for Rockschool Drums are listed in the syllabus guide, starting at Premiere (Drums Method) and going all the way up to Grade 8.