Thousands of Dundee schoolchildren are hoping for good news today when Scottish exam results are released.
SQA certificates for more than 135,000 children are being delivered today across Scotland.
Those who have chosen to receive their results by text or email will start to receive them from 8am.
In Dundee, more than 2,700 pupils are expecting results at National and Higher level exams they took earlier this year.
Local posties are ready to deliver the good news for those who prefer to get their results the old-fashioned way.
Julie Pirone, director of external relations at Royal Mail, said: “This is a massive day for every pupil in Scotland, waiting for their results.
“All of our postmen and women, many of whom have children themselves, understand just how important this day is for families.
“Our postmen and women up and down the country pull out all the stops to ensure the results are delivered as quickly and efficiently as possible.”
However, while many pupils will receive the results they were hoping for, support will also be on hand for those whose results aren’t quite what they expected.
Dundee and Angus Developing the Young Workforce (DYW) is encouraging anxious youngsters to go easy on themselves when they open up their results on Tuesday.
The organisation is taking part in the #NoWrongPath social media campaign, to show students that disappointing exam results are not the end of the world.
The campaign sees people post selfies online holding a handwritten sign showing their name, what they did when they left school and what they are doing now using the #NoWrongPath hashtag.
Counsellors at the NSPCC’s Childline service will also be on hand.
The charity has drawn up advice for young people, including not to panic and to avoid comparing results.
It has also advised parents to avoid putting pressure on their kids.
Jayne Laidlaw, Childline manager in Glasgow, said children can often misconstrue exams as their “last chance to make something of their lives – but this is not the case”. She added: “We would encourage every pupil who has not received the grades they wanted to remain calm and positive, and realise that today’s results are not the end of the world.”
Young people can contact Childline on 0800 11 11, childline.org.uk, or via the For Me app.