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There have been smiles and tears across the region today as thousands of nervous teenagers opened that all important envelope.
School leaders have been under extra pressure to do well this year after the education watchdog Ofsted raised concerns over standards in secondary schools in the Black Country.
We went along to a school in Sandwell which has bucked the national trend.
Rebecca Burrows reports:
Pupils across the East Midlands have been celebrating after getting their long-awaited for GCSE results.
School leaders and councils were under extra pressure to do well in the East Midlands.
After the education watchdog Ofsted described the region as one of the worst performing in the country.
Our Education Correspondent Peter Bearne reports:
Olympic Gold medalist Nick Skelton left school without any qualifications. Watch his special message to students opening their GCSE results today.
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The wait is over and you've finally got your GCSE results, so what can you do next?
Where can you pick them up, who should you open the envelope with and what should be your next steps with the grades you get?