GCSE results day

As thousands of students collect their GCSE results, it's a big day for young people looking to move on to sixth form, college or apprenticeships.

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GCSE grades are questioned as pass rate falls

For the first time since GCSE exams began, the number of passes has fallen in the region. The Government says it will take action on schools where pupils don't get enough passes. A number of schools have said they are questioning their grades.

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