About LAMDA Exams
LAMDA exams inspire and empower learners across the globe to be confident communicators.
Open to everyone
Exams are open to anyone looking to gain confidence and experience in speech, communication and/or performance. There are no age restrictions.
We examine over 100,000 candidates
We deliver exams both online and in person in many countries across the globe.
World leading and well respected
We are one of the UK's oldest and most respected drama schools and awarding organisations.
We’re pleased to announce that the updated syllabi for LAMDA’s Introductory, Communication and Performance qualifications will be available for teaching from 1 April 2024, and will come into effect for examination from 1 August 2024.
New Acting and Verse & Prose Anthologies
Publishing on 25 April 2024, LAMDA will be partnering with Nick Hern Books to distribute our new anthologies internationally, in both paperback and ebook formats.
LAMDA Exams count towards the Duke of Edinburgh Award
Did you know that you can use your LAMDA lessons and exam preparation time for the skills section of your Duke of Edinburgh award? You can even set yourself the goal of passing the exam at the end of it. Check with your DofE Leader before you start to ensure it meets the requirements for your chosen level.
Order our Monologue & Duologue anthologies. These are supporting publications that feature a collection of optional pieces that can be used as own choice selections for young and teenage learners entering LAMDA Exams in Acting. Available in paperback and eBook.
Testimonials from our Learners, Teachers & Examiners
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Everything you need to know about Teaching LAMDA exams. Here you'll find quick access to information on processes and find links to key resources and common queries.
LAMDA Exams Brochure
Discover the benefits of LAMDA Exams, view the current exams on offer, read case studies and share with your school or parents. Click the link below to view full screen or download the pdf.
Discover our Communication and Performance qualifications
We offer practical exams in speech, communication and performance to learners all over the world. LAMDA Exams are about achievement and empowerment.
Help and Resources
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