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:
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?