Celebrations or commiserations? Thousands of pupils across Wales received their GCSE results today as figures show the overall pass rate here has remained the same at 98.7%.
Education Minister Huw Lewis has defended the slight dip in those achieving the top grades, saying it is 'to be expected' as the drive continues to make core subjects more rigorous.
And figures revealed Welsh students are still behind those in England and Northern Ireland - though that gulf is narrowing.
If you have received your GCSE or Welsh Baccalaureate results and are planning what to do next, click here for information and guidance.
More top news
Close interest is being paid in Wales to the recommendations of the Smith Commission for future devolution to Scotland
Cloudy and damp evening and night with low cloud giving hill fog and patchy drizzle.
A Cardiff-born Conservative MP claims her mother died as a result of failings in the Welsh NHS