There were tears of joy at Portsmouth High School.
A total of 65 per cent of students achieved A*-A grades with 97 per cent getting five or more A*-C grades.
Charlie Smith, 16, from Lee-on-the-Solent got 12 A*s.
She said: ‘I’m ecstatic. I’m crying.
‘I just got so frustrated in the car on the way here and I was really stressed. I got here and opened my results and I burst into tears.
‘I didn’t expect to do this well.’