Jumping for joy at Northampton Academy. (L-R) Catalina Creanga, Patricia Vulc, Phillip Ung, Kieran Mason, Tom Walding, Isabelle Hannon-Thompson and Catalina Agachi

A-Level results day in pictures: Joy as students across Northampton find out grades

Students across Northampton have been finding out if their efforts over the past year have paid off as they receive their A-Level results today (Thursday, August 15).

Many have been celebrating getting into university or just doing better than they expected. For a full list of the results, check out our live blog here.

Eloise Sands from Caroline Chisholm School got A*AB and is considering taking a gap year after getting better than expected results
Eloise Sands from Caroline Chisholm School got A*AB and is considering taking a gap year after getting better than expected results
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Caroline Chisholm School principal David James with Ike Phiri, who got BBB and is off to Plymouth University to study medicine - he is one of the schools first pupils to go to medical school
Caroline Chisholm School principal David James with Ike Phiri, who got BBB and is off to Plymouth University to study medicine - he is one of the schools first pupils to go to medical school
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Quinton House School's high-achiever Ella Milner after collecting her results
Quinton House School's high-achiever Ella Milner after collecting her results
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Malcolm Arnold Academy's Mohima Bibi opens her results envelope
Malcolm Arnold Academy's Mohima Bibi opens her results envelope
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