Students collect GCSE results today

Students across Barking and Dagenham will collect their GCSE results this morning.

Nationally, early reports suggest 2011 is another record-breaking year with more pupils achieving the top grades.

Overall almost 70 per cent will receive grades A*-C, 23 per cent an A* or A, and close to eight per cent an A*.

The proportion of success among boys and girls is closing, it has also been reported.

* Read the results for Barking and Dagenham schools as they come in this morning on this website.

Do you have a story about GCSEs? Are you, or do you know someone who is, a high achiever? Leave a comment below, email postnewsdesk@archant.co.uk or call 020 8477 3900.