We ask Brummies about their GCSE results day experiences in Birmingham

With GCSE results day upon us BirminghamWorld video journalist has been out on the streets of Brum to discover how locals celebrated their results day - here’s how he got on

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Secondary school students are all set to get their GCSE results on Thursday (August 23) and hopefully as many as possible get the results they want want. If not though, rest assured that all hope is definitely not lost and there’s still cause to celebrate. I’m here in Birmingham city centre to ask Brummies about their GCSE result experiences.

Jennifer says: “Gosh, what did I do when I got my results? It’s actually going back quite some years now, so it’s difficult to remember what I did. I remember being pleased with the results that I got on the day. I passed them all, which is you know, I guess a relief as a first thing.

“But what did we do? I think we went into the park to celebrate actually. And I suspect we probably had a few bottles of things that we probably shouldn’t have had! But was all good fun.”

Jennifer in Birmingham gives her advice to GCSE studentsJennifer in Birmingham gives her advice to GCSE students
Jennifer in Birmingham gives her advice to GCSE students

Kishana says: “Well, when I got my GCSE results, I was quite sad because I didn’t get my maths and obviously that’s one of the main ones. But I went out I got extremely drunk, as you do because you know - celebrating and whatnot. What I say is don’t worry about them because at the end of the day, they don’t make who you are as a person. They’re just numbers and grades. Who you are as a person is more important than any of that.”

Millie says: “I celebrated mine - I think I just went to a local park and do what most teenagers do really we just chilled, chatted and had a barbecue. GCSEs - I got the results I wanted,I wasn’t too bothered because I knew as a step. I worked hard for them so I got the results I felt I deserved.

“But yeah, I mean if you didn’t get what you want is the be all and end all there’s so many options out there that you can take a parth to do whatever you want. It takes a bit longer to do different steps, but it can happen, it works.”

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