First GCSE results day after grading shake up

Thousands of youngsters across the North West will be getting their GCSE results today - following the biggest shake up of the exam in a generation.

20 subjects have been marked with grades 9 to 1, with 9 being the highest grade. It replaces the old A* to G system.

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North West students open their GCSE results

Thousands of teenagers across the North West are getting their GCSE results today.

It follows the biggest shake-up of the exams in England for a generation.

Traditional A* to G grades have been scrapped for all subjects, and replaced with a 9 to 1 system, with 9 being the highest grade.

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