Half of clever students from poorer backgrounds fail to secure top GCSE grades.
Do they really matter?
Not everyone will be celebrating this GCSE results day.
Clearing advice from the experts.
New research shows what subjects you study at school make a big difference to the type of university you end up attending.
If you happen to grow up in the south of England, you are more likely to actually study A-levels, and will probably end up with better results than if you go to school and study in the north.