Thousands of young people across Cumbria will be opening their exam results today as the GCSE envelopes and emails are delivered.
Many of those opening their results will have been affected by December's floods.
According to the preliminary figures there has been an increase in the number of students attaining grades of C or above
Girls continue to outperform boys at GCSE although grades have fallen across the board, according to results released today
It's GCSE results day - but will girls continue to out-perform boys this year?