It’s that time again, when teens up and down the country takes photos of each other jumping in the air with some paperwork and Jeremy Clarkson reminds us how rich he is. That’s right, it’s A-Level results day.
Thousands of students have received their results today, with top grades increasing for the first time in six years, but there’s been a decrease of 2 percent in uni places confirmed this year, meaning more available on clearing. If you did miss your grades and want to know how this could affect you, here’s all you need to know.
Meanwhile, Twitter has, of course, found the fun in #ALevelResultsDay – because after all, who needs grades if you can go viral?
Here’s the best responses so far:
When you prepare for opening your results in the best possible way:
— Katy (@katyannamoyes) August 16, 2017
The tension before you open your results:
it feels like christmas day except santa's brought me an existential crisis #alevelresultsday
— beth (@bethanyterris) August 17, 2017
And then you get your real results early:
— ryan (@bhafcryan) August 17, 2017
When you bossed your poetry exam:
Roses are red, violets are blue. Which Unis will accept me with 2 Es and a U. #alevelresultsday
— Millie S (@Millie_I_Sch) August 16, 2017
And mastered your scandi-pop grades:
I did A Levels on the subjects of:
Eurovision Song Contest winners
White satin flares
I got ABBA#alevelresultsday
— Amanda (@Pandamoanimum) August 17, 2017
This clever bit of trickery:
— unavailable (@extrabilal) August 16, 2017
This accurate reaction to being asked what you got:
— Abir ? (@aabzzzz) August 16, 2017
When Jeremy Clarkson provided his annual piece of uplifting advice to those who may be disappointed with their grades:
If you didn't get the right A level results, don't worry. I got a C and 2 Us, and my chef is preparing truffles for breakfast.
— Jeremy Clarkson (@JeremyClarkson) August 17, 2017
And this chap’s response:
— Jüles (@julessingh) August 16, 2017
This example of having your priorities straight:
— Gina (@GinaChah) August 17, 2017
When you know your teachers won’t be angry, just disappointed:
— Lewis McAllister (@LewisMcA9) August 17, 2017
And your parents aren’t best impressed:
— Sam Overton?? (@samoverton10) August 16, 2017
And these realistic response to the day:
my neck, my back, my panic attack #alevelresultsday
— ash✌? (@Aiiixwarya) August 17, 2017
mum: what were your results?
me: the important thing is i'm healthy and alive#alevelresultsday
— parris (@parrisssxo) August 17, 2017
And of course, this incredible video of a lad getting through the day with a little liquid confidence:
— David Filipe (@david_filipe) August 17, 2017
Happy results day everyone!
If you have applied to University and have missed the grades, here’s what you can do next.