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!

Joseph Godfrey of Loddon Hub - Twyford

Received LtR L2 during March 2019

Heather Horner of South Leigh

Received LtR L2 during March 2019

Katy Douthwaite of Pattishall

Received LtR L2 during March 2019

Ian Foreman of Walsoken

Received LtR L1 during March 2019

Debra McGowan of Walsoken

Received LtR L1 during March 2019

Ellie Andrews of Sonning, Loddon Hub

Received LtR L2 during March 2019

Harry Tozer of Stanground

Received LtR L1 during March 2019

Henry Lansley of Chichester Cathedral

Received LtR L2 during March 2019

Lynda Lawrence of Ducklington

Received LtR L1 during March 2019

Carmen Tollerson of Ducklington

Received LtR L1 during March 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