Students at Kingsthorpe College bucked the national trend by achieving the best set of results in the school’s history.
The amount of pupils achieving five A* to C grades, including English and maths, has increased from 46 to 50 per cent.
Debbie Morrison, headteacher, said: “The class of 2014 have set a new standard for others to follow.
“The students’ hard work and dedication, supported by some talented teaching, means that students are now able to move on to their post-16 studies with confidence.”
Top performing students included Lacey Waughman with three A*s, six As and a B, Tom Shepherd, two A*s, seven As and a B, Shah Alhabib, one A*, seven As and a B. Charley Gee, two A*s, four As and four Bs, Rahim Uddin, two a*s, two as and three Bs and Ben Collins, six As and two Bs.
Ben said: “I’m really pleased with my results. I did not expect to do so well.”