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!

Pamela Sargent of Leominster Priory

Received LtR L3 during July 2020

Zaidee Penhaligon of St Buryan

Received LtR L1 during May 2020

Holly Kilgour of Sacred Heart, Bournemouth

Received LtR L2 during May 2020

Holly Kilgour of Sacred Heart, Bournemouth

Received LtR L1 during May 2020

Chris Hinkins of St Ives, Cambridgeshire

Received LtR L4 during May 2020

Luke Shepherd of Odcombe and Yeovil

Received LtR L1 during April 2020

Erin M E Ingram of Milford On Sea

Received LtR L4 during April 2020

Erin M E Ingram of Milford On Sea

Received LtR L3 during April 2020

Janet Harris of St Wilfred's, Mobberley

Received LtR L2 during April 2020

Gillian Day of Hillfarrance

Received LtR L5 during March 2020


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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