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Every August, thousands of students in the UK receive their A-level results and discover whether or not they have got the marks needed to take up a place at their chosen university.

Durham School students celebrate their results

Top North East independent school celebrates record-worthy results

The prestigious Durham School is today celebrating the second best A-Level results in its history.

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ED6 results day

East Durham students celebrate bumper crop of A-Level grades

East Durham Sixth Form (ED6) students are celebrating with their family, classmates and teachers after a bumper crop of A-Levels results.

English Martyrs Sixth Form student Vanessa Win battled through illness.

Star student Vanessa powered through mystery virus that put her in hospital for two weeks

Student Vanessa Win achieved great A-level results after being struck down with a mystery illness during her exams that saw her hospitalised for two weeks.

Students celebrating at New College Durham

Students celebrate 'impressive' results at New College Durham

Sixth form centre students and staff at New College Durham discovered that their hard work had paid off with an impressive set of A-Level results.

Delighted students at Byron Sixth Form College in Peterlee.

School's delight as a third of pupils score A* to B grades.

Pupils from Byron Sixth Form College in Peterlee have bee praised for their hardwork after the release of the latest A-level results.

A-Level results day at Durham High School for Girls

Top girls school celebrates 'outstanding' crop of A and A* grades

One of the North East's top schools is celebrating an "outstanding" crop of A-Level results - with more than a third of entries gaining A or A* grades.
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University clearing: What to do if you didn't get the A-Level grades you needed, but still want a university place

Thousands of students across the North East have been celebrating as their university places are confirmed - but for others, there is disappointment and worry.
English Martyrs Sixth Form College students. Picture Dave Carless

Record A-level results at English Martyrs in Hartlepool

English Martyrs School and Sixth Form College in Hartlepool is today celebrating its best ever A-level results.
Delighted students at Hartlepool Sixth Form College.

Sixth form college students win places at several Russell Group universities

Hartlepool Sixth Form College students have been delighted with the results, with a number of high flyers on their way to the country’s leading universities.

Dyke House School in Hartlepool.

Dyke House School students win Oxbridge places

School chiefs say they have had a successful year for A-level results.
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Good luck to everyone collecting their A-level results today.

Live: A-level results day in the North East

It's a nerve-wracking day for thousands of teenagers across the country as they head off to collect their A-level results.
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Hartlepool United Community Sports Foundation coaching session at High Tunstall College of Science.

Foundation is on the ball with football summer school for kids

A summer school is on the ball when it comes to entertaining youngsters.

Laboratory technician is among the occupations which does not require a degree.

Ten occupations which do not require a degree and what salaries they pay

Unsure whether to start work or a degree once you've receive your A-level results on Thursday?

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Cleveland College of Art and Design.

Cleveland College of Art and Design top in the North East for student satisfaction

Cleveland College of Art and Design (CCAD) is once again celebrating success as it is ranked the best in the North East for student satisfaction in the 2017 National Student Survey (NSS) when compared with institutions offering three-year BA (Hons) degrees.
Fewer young people think they are likely to go to university, according to a poll. Picture: PA.

Number of pupils planning to go to university at lowest level since 2009

Fewer young people think they are likely to go to university, according to a poll, with many suggesting they have financial concerns or simply do not like the idea.

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Pupils from Dene Community School in Peterlee with their flag which will be used in Kynren.

School pupils’ flag design to be used in Kynren live action show

Pupils from a Peterlee school are flying high after one of their designs was named a winner in a flag competition.

Students from High Tunstall College who took part in a STEM competition at the University of Teesside.

Hartlepool school pupils take part in university challenge

Schoolchildren spent a day at university as they took part in a series of complex challenges.

Nearly two-thirds of schoolchildren will lose or damage their school uniform or equipment within the first term of the new academic year, research suggests.

Most schoolchildren 'will lose or damage uniform in new term'

Nearly two-thirds of schoolchildren will lose or damage their school uniform or equipment within the first term of the new academic year, research suggests.
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Students can apply for university courses using Snapchat on A-level results day

Students looking for places in clearing this year will be able to apply for courses at one university using Snapchat.

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