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VIDEO: Youngsters from Parrs Wood High receive A-level exam results

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Almost a quarter of students in the North West received top A-level results today.

But for pupils at one school in Manchester, it's not all about the grades.

A group of youngsters from Parrs Wood High School were among those caught up in the terror attack on the Manchester Arena, which came right in the middle of exam season.

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Number of North West students receiving top A-levels has risen

Number of students receiving top A-level results in the region has risen. Credit: ITV News

The number of students receiving top A-level results in the North West has risen by 0.3%.

Just under a quarter of North West students have been awarded A* and A grades.

Students receiving grades A* - E in the region has fallen by 0.1 percentage points to 98.2%

We went along to Winstanley College in Wigan as students arrived this morning.

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