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!

Zack Graham of St Comgall's, Bangor

Received LtR L2 during September 2019

Catherine Grice of St Wilfrids West Hallam

Received LtR L2 during September 2019

Jenny McLaren of St. Mary's, Eversley

Received LtR L3 during September 2019

Georgia Emmott of Llanedeyrn

Received LtR L2 during September 2019

Mike Stevens of Hardwick

Received LtR L1 during September 2019

Sara Turnbull of Chearsley

Received LtR L2 during September 2019

Penny Stevens of Hardwick

Received LtR L1 during September 2019

Nick Ralph of East Riding Ringing Centre - North Cave

Received LtR L3 during September 2019

Samuel Fuentes of Abingdon St Helen

Received LtR L1 during September 2019

Ann Chant of St Marys Aberavon NPT

Received LtR L1 during September 2019


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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