The number of top grades achieved at GCSE level has fallen for the second year in a row. It's the biggest drop in the exams' twenty-five year history. One school in a deprived area of Worcestershire has bucked the trend, doubling its proportion of students receiving A star to C grades.
Even there, teachers are warning exams are getting tougher. Watch our full report here:
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A cold night, with clear spells developing for most. Tomorrow, generally fine and dry with plenty of sunshine, especially in the morning.
Clearer and colder overnight than of late, with many areas remaining dry. Isolated blustery showers may affect the Peak District at times.
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