Learning the Ropes Certificates

As ringers pass each of their Learning the Ropes levels, their achievement is published nationally in the Ringing World, our own quarterly newsletter ART Works and here on the ART website.

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The following ringers registered on the Learning the Ropes scheme have had their progress nationally acknowledged by their ringing teacher. Bell handling and foundation skills are teacher assessed. All subsequent levels are assessed by quarter peal. To pass Level 5 a ringer must have rung a minimum of six quarter peals. Well done!

Alasdair Catmur of Great Gransden

Received LtR L4 during April 2018

Aquayemi-Claude Akinsanya of Barnes

Received LtR L1 during April 2018

Freya Fraser of Barnes

Received LtR L3 during April 2018

Freya Fraser of Barnes

Received LtR L2 during April 2018

Derek Nesbitt of Kirtlington

Received LtR L1 during April 2018

Bryony Gray of Monksilver

Received LtR L3 during April 2018

Tobias Faulkner Day of St Wilfrids West Hallam

Received LtR L2 during April 2018

Catherine Grice of St Wilfrids West Hallam

Received LtR L1 during April 2018

Colin Helyer of All Saints, Northallerton

Received LtR L1 during April 2018

Tim Millward of St James Stretham

Received LtR L2 during April 2018


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What do the levels mean?

Bell Handling

Safe and competent bell handling including raising and lowering a bell. » Level 1

Foundation Skills

Ringing with others; able to dodge, make places, and ring simple call changes. » Level 2

Introduction to Change Ringing

Competent at plain hunt and covering. Demonstrated by ringing two quarter peals at least one of which is on the treble. » Level 3

Novice Change Ringer

Ringing and calling touches of a doubles or minor method. Demonstrated by ringing a quarter peal inside. Raising and lowering a bell in peal. » Level 4

Change Ringer

Ringing and calling a second method and ringing touches of Plain Bob. Demonstrated by ringing three quarter peals including inside to Plain Bob Minor. » Level 5

Learning the Ropes Plus

For ringers who have progressed beyond level 5. Acknowledges achievements in ringing, conducting and organisation. » Learning the Ropes Plus