A-level results day

The proportion of A-levels awarded top grades has fallen for the second year amid a rise in students taking science and maths, official figures show.

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Full report: A-level results day

It is 'A' levels results day - and across the region thousands of young people have been finding out if they've got the grades that could play an important part in shaping their career.

Nationally the number of students achieving top grades is slightly down. But here in the south west there are still plenty of success stories. Jeff Welch reports

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