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Suffolk pupils to receive GCSE grades two days after Government u-turn on exam results

Pupils across Suffolk are nervously awaiting their GCSE results today.

It is a results day like never before, with pupils not having been given the chance to take their exams due to the coronavirus pandemic.

But today's events bring even more confusion after a Government u-turn saw the way in which results are to be determined change.

Pupils will receive their GCSE results today
Pupils will receive their GCSE results today

It came after A-level students across the country received grades calculated by an algorithm, many of which were lower than their estimated grades.

The Government announced on Monday that teacher assessed grades will now be awarded to students unless the grade calculated by the computer algorithm is higher.

We'll be bringing you updates throughout the day on how students in our county are feeling about results day.

News from our universities, local primary and secondary schools including Ofsted inspections and league tables can be found here.

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