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!

Caroline Blackwell of Pattishall

Received LtR L4 during July 2018

Yvonne Kennedy of Edgehill Ringing Centre

Received LtR L4 during July 2018

Janet Beattie of Brompton Regis

Received LtR L2 during July 2018

Toby C Hibbert of Barrow upon Humber ART Hub

Received LtR Plus (Ringing - First Peal) during July 2018

Jack William Lisseter of Tamworth St Editha

Received LtR L2 during July 2018

Freya Kay Roberts of Drayton Bassett

Received LtR L2 during July 2018

Lucy Banks of Ardleigh

Received LtR L1 during July 2018

Vince Ryalls of Fovant (altough Vince is a regular member of the Compton Bissett band)

Received LtR L2 during July 2018

Sue Turner of Tulloch Ringing Centre

Received LtR L5 during July 2018

Charlotte Hatto of Tulloch Ringing Centre

Received LtR L5 during July 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