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  • Welcome to the Wiltshire Times’ live blog on GCSE results day.
  • Send your pictures to gazartist@newswilts.co.uk and we’ll feature as many as we can. Don’t forget to include names and which school you go to.

4:13pm

Pupils at Melksham Oak Community School achieved 58 per cent five A*-C including English and maths.

Headteacher Stephen Clark said: “We are delighted with these results, especially in the light of the significant changes made to the exam system this year."

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3:52pm

This Is Wiltshire:

Headteacher Joe Alsop was thrilled with the results at St Augustine's Catholic College, Trowbridge, as 85 per cent of pupils secured five A*-C grades. But he did highlight how some of the grades had fallen, a trend he felt most schools have experienced.

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3:29pm

This Is Wiltshire:

Headteacher Mike Gunston is delighted with John of Gaunt School pupils' GCSE results. He said: "We have some excellent results once again this year with 57% achieving C or better in English and 58% achieving C or better in maths."

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3:02pm

Picture Gallery- GCSE results

This Is Wiltshire:

12:10pm

A leading Wiltshire councillor has said all involved in getting GCSE results today can be proud of their achievements.

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11:32am

Matravers School saw 82 per cent of pupils achieve five A*-C grades while 52 per cent got 5 A*-C grades with two of the subjects including English and maths.

Headteacher Simon Riding said: "We want to thank everyone for all their hard work and we are very happy with the results."

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11:11am

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10:48am

Mark Stenton, principal of The Clarendon Academy, Trowbridge, said: “We are delighted to report improving GCSE results in line with the excellent progress the academy is making. 

"More students are obtaining the top standard of at least five good grades including English and mathematics. 

"Students and staff have worked exceptionally hard and I am particularly pleased with best ever results in maths." 

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9:57am

This Is Wiltshire:

Corsham School assistant headteacher Marcus Chapman's press release today.

9:24am

St Laurence School headteacher Fergus Stewart said: “This is a superb set of results, showing a huge increase and a clear trend of improvement over three years.

"We are particularly pleased with high levels of attainment and progress in the key subjects of English and maths."

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8:14am

Teenagers were waking up to their GCSE grades amid indications that some schools are seeing major changes to results.

Early reports today suggest that there are particular concerns among some headteachers about English and maths grades.e

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8:02am

The Exam Results Helpline opened at 8am to provide advice and support to students - and their parents - picking up GCSE results today.

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