It’s GCSE results day today (Thursday, August 22) and thousands of students across West Sussex are finding out their grades.
We will be reporting on how schools and colleges have done this year and pulling all the stories together in this live blog. This will be updated throughout the day as more data becomes available so please refresh the page for updates.
Sir Robert Woodard Academy ‘proudly celebrating’ GCSE results
Students celebrating their GCSE results last year
An impressive year for Worthing High School GCSE students GCSEs: Pupils ‘excel’ at Bishop Luffa
Students celebrating GCSE results at Oathall Community College in Lindfield Best ever GCSE results for Worth Significant rise in top GCSE grades for Our Lady of Sion GCSE: Chichester High School celebrating ‘stunning’ record grades ‘Star’ Burgess Hill Girls student achieves grade 9 results in nine GCSE subjects Davison CE High School for Girls headteacher ‘delighted’ with GCSE results Warden Park students achieve ‘fantastic’ GCSE results Tears of relief as The Weald celebrate GCSE success Outstanding GCSE results for The Towers students Pupils celebrate GCSE success at Cranleigh School ‘Outstanding’ GCSE results delight Chatsmore Catholic High School headteacher Top marks for Tanbridge as pupils pick up ‘stellar’ GCSEs Hard work pays off for GCSE students at Shoreham Academy Downlands Community School in Hassocks celebrates another set of ‘outstanding’ GCSE results The Angmering School celebrates high percentage of top grades in GCSE results Steyning Grammar School pupils react to super set of GCSE results ‘Fantastic results’ for St Andrew’s High School GCSE results: Ormiston Six Villages Academy, near Barnham ‘Best ever’ GSCE results for Seaford College The Regis School students ‘thrilled’ at results Students left ecstatic at St Phillip Howard Proud principal as students from The Littlehampton Academy have GCSE results success Durrington High School students celebrate their GCSE results Burgess Hill Girls ‘continues to perform at the highest level’ with impressive GCSE results Horley’s Oakwood School sees another year of strong GCSE results Forest school celebrate ‘outstanding’ GCSE results Chailey School celebrates ‘fabulous’ GCSE results Felpham Community College gets ‘record number top grades’ with GCSEs High number of students at St Wilfrid’s Crawley see GCSE success Farlington girls receive GSCE results Record breaking Ardingly College students achieve ‘astonishing’ GCSE results Your GCSE survival guide – With the help of Future Mag (www.future-mag.co.uk) we’ve brought you this guide, to make sure that whatever the grades, you’re prepared for the impact they will have. What to do after GCSEs – A-levels still remain the traditional educational route after GCSEs for many – but they’re not the only option. Here’s a career option for you – As the UK’s airports gear up for what could be their busiest summer on record, NATS, the UK’s main air traffic service provider, is calling on students receiving their exam results to consider a career in the aviation industry. Find out more here. Have you considered an apprenticeship? – Whether you are collecting your GCSE results or have already gone to college, it is worth considering an apprenticeship. Here is why they are a good option. Here is how the GCSE grading system works – More than half a million teenagers are coming to the end of the anxious wait for their GCSE results, having sat the first of the new, tougher exams in the majority of subjects.
This year, students will receive numerical grades in most subjects following changes to the system that have seen more challenging content being brought in and pupils sitting an average of 20 to 25 exam papers.
Here we explain what new grades actually stand for to help you get to grips with the changes ahead of results day.