GCSE grades rise, but sharp fall in English
Hundreds of thousands of pupils in England, Wales and Northern Ireland have been receiving their GCSE results.
There has been a sharp fall in English GCSE grades, but on average across all GCSE subjects this year's results show a rise in A* to C grades.
Exam officials revealed that 68.8% of entries scored A*-C, up 0.7 percentage points on last summer.
Alex Forsyth reports.
21 Aug 2014
- From the section Education & Family