Students celebrate GCSE success

Asian Image: Naima Mohamed (right) reacts as she receives her GCSE results at Woodside High School in Wood Green, London. Naima Mohamed (right) reacts as she receives her GCSE results at Woodside High School in Wood Green, London.

Teenagers were congratulated for their GCSE exam results today.

National figures reveal that 69.4% of all GCSE exams were given at least a C grade - down 0.4 percentage points on last summer.

It is the first time the A*-C pass rate has fallen in the 24-year history of GCSEs. The exams were first taught in 1986, with the first exams taken in 1988.

There was also a fall in the proportion of GCSEs awarded the top grades, today's data shows.

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