Examinations Classes

London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art

LAMDA stands for London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art. A LAMDA exam is the speech and drama equivalent of a music grade, which begin at basic levels and culminates at Grade 8.

LAMDA’s communication examinations provide the opportunity to develop a clear speaking voice, positive body language and self-confidence by exploring different uses of spoken English.

LAMDA’s performance examinations use drama to develop self-confidence, physical presence and a strong speaking voice. LAMDA Graded Examinations in Performance: Acting are designed to develop the skills necessary to communicate dramatic text to an audience.

Skill Training

  1. Interpretative skills – Explore style, form, character, subtext and context in order to realise the specific demands of the text, engage with character and situation in order to create a sense of reality.
  2. Technical skills – Develop skills in voice, diction and movement.
  3. Knowledge of the performance process.
  4. Lamda Medal level exams carry UCAS Points which will benefit university applications. For example a Grade 8 Lamda exam result at Distinction level, carries 30 UCAS Points. Employers will often look for Drama/Lamda on a CV as it demonstrates excellent communication skills, team work, confidence & creativity.


If you are interested in enrolling your child for this term, spaces are limited. Please contact us if you would like to reserve a place for either Acting or Musical Theatre examinations.

There is an additional fee for these classes.