Bristol pupil Alex Davis had a fractured skull after being kicked in the head during a football match. Today he collected his results.
The current year-11s are the first group to complete the new style GCSE exams.
Tens of thousands of students across the West Country received their GCSE results today - and we were there to see some of their reactions.
MPs and police services in the South West are wishing students good luck on GCSE results day.
Thousands of teenagers across the West Country will collect their GCSE results today. If yours didn't go quite to plan, don't worry!
Pupils at the Oasis Academy in Bristol are among thousands in the UK who are collecting their GCSE results this morning.
Last year pupils at the school achieved the lowest grades in Bristol but this year 63% of pupils at the Academy achieved 5 A* to C grades including English and Maths.
Last year that figure was just 30%. The school had been failing until it was taken over by Oasis and a new headmaster.