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Suffolk/Essex: D-day arrives for GCSE students across the region

PUBLISHED: 06:00 21 August 2014 | UPDATED: 11:37 21 August 2014

GCSE students will learn their results today.

GCSE students will learn their results today.

The fruits of years of hard work will become clear today for tens of thousands of GCSE students across the region.

They will be heading back to their schools to find out how well they have done in the exams – and whether they have enough good passes to take their next step.

Some schools and academies were already reporting improved results on last year – but those for individual students were being studied today.

Advisors were preparing to help students plan the next phase of their lives, and Suffolk County Council was fully geared up to offer advice.

A spokesman for the authority said: “There are many places students can get help and advice when they collect their GCSE results.

“Of course, their schools will know their results and will be able to advise on options available to them. www.thesource.me.uk is our website which pulls together information on jobs and careers, further learning and what do when you know your results.

“Whatever results a young person receives, there are options and support available to help them make the right decisions for their futures.”

An Essex County Council spokesman said: “The Council wishes all pupils collecting their GCSE results today the very best of luck.

“We would also like to emphasise that no matter what your results, there is a range of advice, guidance and support available.

“In the first instance, this may be from teachers, parents and carers, with advice also available through the free Exam Results Helpline on 0808 100 8000.”

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