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LAMDA Results
Aug 2017
12 Distinctions
2 Merits

100% Pass rate
since 2009
107 Distinctions
131 Merits



Introductory Examinations in Verse and Prose
Younger aged children between 5 years and 7 years

Introductory Preparatory Preliminary

Purpose of the Examinations
Introductory Examinations are designed to introduce learners to the LAMDA examinations framework, offering an opportunity for creative expression in a supportive environment.
Learners who prepare themselves appropriately will develop:

1 Communication skills: the ability to share a poem and respond to simple questions with confidence

2 Memory skills: the ability to learn words and recall them aloud.
Introductory Examinations are not accredited by the UK Regulatory Authorities.

General Notes and Regulations

1 The set poems for each grade can be found in The LAMDA Verse and Prose
Anthology – Volume 17.

2 The different elements within the examination may be performed in any order|.

3 A legible copy of the chosen poem must be provided for the examiner.

4 Prompters are not permitted. The examiner may prompt at his/her discretion.|

Total time allowance for each examination

Examination Content


Introductory

1 The learner will speak from memory one of the set poems:
2 The learner will bring a favourite toy or object into the examination room. The examiner will use this to initiate a short conversation with the learner.

Preparatory

1 The learner will speak from memory one of the set poems:
2 The learner will bring a picture, photograph or postcard, with which they are familiar, into the examination room. The examiner will use this to initiate a short conversation with the learner.

Preliminary


1 The learner will speak from memory one of the set poems:
2 The learner will bring a favourite book into the examination room. The examiner will use this to initiate a short conversation with the learner about the content of the book. Please note that the learner will not be asked to read aloud.

Marking Scheme

Learners will receive a written Examination Report, outlining areas of achievement, and a Band
of Attainment.:

Distinction - Merit - Pass

After these examinations, children move into the Foundation class at Newson Academy and work on group examinations – Preparatory and Preliminary verse and prose with a poem to learn and a game or exercise to play with the examiner.

www.lamda.org.uk/exams

 

 


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