Today was results time for those who took the new-style GCSEs. For the first time they have been given a numbering system from One to Nine for maths and English.
But what's the next step for those that don't want to continue with academic work?
Since 2015 it's been compulsory for 16 year-olds to stay in some kind education or training until they're 18, which could mean an apprenticeship or a hands-on college course.
We've been to meet one 18-year-old who has followed his vocation, into a rather unusual job. Chris Halpin reports.
Twycross Zoo has announced the birth of two female snow leopard cubs as part of an international breeding programme.Read the full story ›
Twycross Zoo will be highlighting the plight of the world's rarest animals with a three day event which begins today.
It's part of the global Endangered Species Weekend and features a themed trail around the zoo and talks by rangers to educate visitors about the importance of educating endangered species.
The zoo has been credited with its high profile conservation work which it says is a major part of its ethos and purpose.
Work on a brand new chimpanzee habitat has begun at Twycross Zoo.
The £2.6million project aims to give the primates a more immersive home to encourage them to behave more naturally.
Staff at the zoo also hope it will help the public get a closer understanding of the apes.
The space has been designed to encourage natural behaviours and let people learn more about the species.Read the full story ›
A critically endangered northern white-cheeked gibbon has been born in the East Midlands.Read the full story ›
Twycross Zoo has announced that its herd of Asian elephants will be heading to a new home.
They say the decision's been taken because they want the female herd to start breeding, but it could be a blow as the zoo loses one of its star attractions.
Yasmin Bodalbhai reports from the enclosure:
Twycross Zoo is undertaking its annual stocktake of all animals today - including 41 new babies!Read the full story ›
Twycross Zoo has revealed it has temporarily closed its walk-through aviaries due to the outbreak of bird flu in Europe.Read the full story ›
Twycross Zoo have paid tribute to an elephant who has passed away.Read the full story ›