Students in the Midlands are among some of the top in the country

Students in the West Midlands achieved 9% of the A*'s given in this year's GCSE results whilst those in the East Midlands achieved 7%.

There were declines in the proportion of students getting A and A* grades across all regions.

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Thousands of 16-year-olds receive their GCSE results around the region today.