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GCSE results day across the Midlands

Celebrations across the region as thousands of teenagers get their GCSE results - even though nationally the number of entries getting good grades has fallen.

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Students in the West Midlands discover GCSE results

There have been smiles and tears across the region today as thousands of nervous teenagers opened that all important envelope.

Students at Ormiston Forge Academy in Cradley Heath open their envelopes. Credit: ITV News Central

School leaders have been under extra pressure to do well this year after the education watchdog Ofsted raised concerns over standards in secondary schools in the Black Country.

We went along to a school in Sandwell which has bucked the national trend.

Rebecca Burrows reports:

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