Results from independent and grammar schools in the West Midlands:
Wolverhampton Grammar School achieved a 100 per cent pass rate for five or more GCSEs graded A* to C. More than 61 per cent of grades were either A* or A with the A*, A and B pass rate being 89.4 per cent.
Among the high-flyers were Rajdeep Koner and Rory Shanks who each gained ten A-stars.
King Edward's School, Birmingham had a record year for pupils gaining A* and A grades. Seven pupils gained ten A* results and half the GCSE students got five or more A* grades.
Bromsgrove School saw 57 per cent of grades at A* or A with an overall pass rate for five or more A* to Cs of 57 per cent.
Malvern College reported 96 per cent of candidates gaining five or more good GCSEs.
More than 62 per cent of grades were A* or A at Solihull School with three pupils - Alex Hurst, Richard Crampton and John Harris - each gaining ten A* grades.
All girls at Saint Martin's School in Solihull hit the A* to C benchmark in five or more subjects, with 20.5 per cent of pass grades at A*.
Pupils at the five free King Edward VI Grammar Schools in Birmingham got an average of 10.6 A* to C passes with 66 per cent of passes at A* or A grade.
Edgbaston High School for Girls had a 98 per cent pass rate for five or more A* to Cs.