GCSE results day, full report

The number of teenagers getting top GCSE marks in the East Midlands has fallen for the first time in the exam's 24-year history.

Thousands of students got their results today, the number getting five A-Cs dropped very slightly to 69.4%.

Meanwhile, a row has erupted about the English results after many students were awarded lower than expected grades. Teachers have accused exam boards of marking them too harshly.

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GCSE Advice

GCSE results are revealed today, here is some useful advice for those who may not know what to do next.