Brief update - OK, having sat my exam back in October, I had a nail biting few weeks waiting for the result. I'm not the most confident with my performance in exams but shortly before Christmas my wait was over. To my surprise, I passed!!! I actually performed a lot better than expected and I achieved the mark I needed to receive my grade 3 pass - this was in fact the maximum I could have achieved with tmy course work result. So all in all very pleased to put that course behind me and look to ahead. Still basically nothing has happened with the studio since in ages as I still wasn't happy to look ahead until I could finally put my studies to the back of my mind - I was still contemplating the likelihood of having to retake my exam in April. Anyway, now I really need to crack on so the next few weeks should see some progress again.