Full report: GCSE results day in the West Country

For GCSE students the wait is over. While nationally the number of top grades has fallen slightly, here there are many schools that have seen better results.

At the West Exe school in Exeter - where the former headmaster was accused of compromising standards - results have also improved.

Richard Lawrence reports:

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GCSE grades fall for second year

The proportion of GCSEs awarded at least a C grade has fallen for the second year running, official figures have revealed.