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Ludo Tutors’ Newest Addition: LAMDA Examinations

11 Jan, 2022 / Good News

We are excited to announce that we are now an approved Online LAMDA Examination Centre!

Our Tutors provide excellent extracurricular tuition for Learners keen to improve their Public Speaking and Drama skills.

Whilst these skills are extremely beneficial for both personal and professional growth, did you know that some LAMDA Examination certifications can also ‘boost’ your UK university application? Keep reading to find out more…

What is a LAMDA Examination?

The London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art was established in 1861. It is one of the world’s leading conservatoires and the oldest specialist drama school in the UK. 

LAMDA is also an examination board that delivers Public Speaking and Drama exams, ranging from Grades 1-8, with each exam being adjudicated by a specialist from the school. They work in much the same way as music exams.

There are a range of disciplines to choose from: Acting (Drama), Public Speaking, Speaking Verse and Prose… the list goes on! You can take some of these exams solo or in a group, depending on your choice of discipline.

LAMDA Exam courses available through Ludo Tutors:


-Acting (Drama)


-Speaking Verse and Prose

-Speaking in Public 

LAMDA Exams and UCAS Points

As well as providing development opportunities, a LAMDA Exam certification can also earn you UCAS points, enhancing your application for UK universities. Grades 6, 7 and 8 are equivalent to the following UCAS points:

Grade 6 = 8 – 12 UCAS points 

Grade 7 = 12 – 16 UCAS points

Grade 8 = 16 – 30 UCAS points

If you receive top marks in two strands of the LAMDA Exam syllabi at Grade 8, they can be combined to make up a total of 60 UCAS points: that’s equivalent to an A* Grade at A Level!

Why are Public Speaking and Drama so important?

Public Speaking and Drama are powerful tools that can improve a person’s ability to communicate effectively. Classes in these disciplines help empower children and adults alike: allowing them to develop self-confidence, creativity, empathy and strong interpersonal skills. 

Both Martha, our Founder, and Edd, our Operations Manager, attended UK Drama Schools, so know how beneficial studying Performance and Communication can be! 

There is no upper age limit for LAMDA Exams, so if you want to boost your confidence speaking English or improve your verbal communication skills, get in touch.

What do Ludo Tutors offer?

As an approved Online LAMDA Examination Centre, Ludo Tutors delivers a range of courses across both the Performance and Communication syllabi, accredited and designed by LAMDA. 

We not only teach LAMDA Exams, but also coordinate online LAMDA Examinations, adjudicated by LAMDA’s specially trained team of adjudicators. 

Learners have access to their lessons via the Ludo Tutors E-Learning Platform where they can find live Zoom lessons with their LAMDA Exams Tutor and all the resources they will need.

Our LAMDA Examination Tutors are graduates from the UK’s top universities (over half of our Tutors went to Oxford University or Cambridge University) and all of them hold an Enhanced DBS certificate. Many of them are working Actors, Writers, Directors and Creatives – so you are in experienced and capable hands.

Wherever you are in the world, you can achieve a prestigious LAMDA Exam certification with the help of Ludo Tutors. Why not check out our online LAMDA Exam courses?

Keen to find out more?

Are you interested in learning more about LAMDA Examinations and the benefits of studying Public Speaking and Drama? Have a look at these links below: