There has been joy and disappointment at schools across Wales as A level students got their exam results.
There was a slight increase in the overall pass rate - for another year, but a fall in the numbers getting the top A grades. And more worryingly, Welsh students are still doing less well than their opposite numbers in England.
Joanna Simpson reports.
Jade Jones has the skills she needs - but most of us think school leavers are not equipped for success, despite strong A-level performances.
A-level results show that the overall pass rate has improved slightly but there has been another fall in those achieving top grades.