The proportion of A-Level students in Yorkshire and the Humber who achieved top grades went up this year.
New figures have revealed that 23.4 per cent of A-level students in the region received A* and A grades, which is up by 0.1 per cent compared to last year.
Nationally, 26.2 per cent of students achieved top grades, which is up by 0.4 per cent.
The A-level pass rate (A* to E grades) in Yorkshire and the Humber actually went down by 0.2 per cent to 97.9 per cent. Those figures matched the national picture exactly.
Here are the A-level (A*-E) pass rate percentages:
- England 97.9% (down 0.2)
- North-east England 98.2% (down 0.3)
- North-west England 98.2% (down 0.1)
- Yorkshire and Humber 97.9% (down 0.2)
- West Midlands 97.4% (down 0.5)
- East Midlands 97.7% (down 0.2)
- Eastern England 97.9% (down 0.2)
- South-west England 98.0% (down 0.2)
- South-east England 98.0% (down 0.4)
- London 97.6% (down 0.1)