Builth Wells High School students have achieved "fantastic" GCSE results.

More than a fifth (22 per cent) of students gained five or more A* to A grades, and 81 per cent achieved five A*s to C grades.

Stand out subjects such as Music saw 100 per cent of students pass with an A* or A GCSE qualification, as did 75 per cent in Religious Studies, 57 per cent in PE, 45 per cent in Biology and 40 per cent in French.

There were 100 per cent A* to C pass rates in Welsh literature, Drama, Art and Music, and 90 per cent of students passed with A* to C grades in English literature, Biology, Chemistry, Child Development, French, PE, Physics, Religious Studies and Textiles.

Students who have combined vocational qualifications with their GCSEs also achieved to a "very high standard", with a 100% pass rate.

64 per cent achieved five A* to C grades which include the core subjects of Mathematics, English and Welsh Language.

Acting Headteacher, Catrin Taylor, said: "Following excellent A-Level results last week our students have once again achieved fantastic GCSE results.

"These results not only reflect the excellent effort and attitude of the students but also the hard work and diligence shown by our highly committed staff, supported and encouraged by parents and governors."

Exceptional results were achieved by a number of individual students:

• Chloe Morris - 11A*s

• Kit Arnold - six A*s, five As and a Distinction in Additional Mathematics

• Buck Blake - six A*, two As and a Distinction in Additional Mathematics

• Owen Clare - five A*, three As and three Bs

• Bethan Jones - three A*s, seven As and two Bs

• Poppy Hughes - three A*, one A, five Bs and one C

• Hannah Moscrop-Cross - eight A*s and three As

• Elinor Hulin-Taylor - four A*s, four As, two Bs and two Cs and a Distinction in Additional Mathematics

• Dominic Southerby - five A*s, two As and two Bs

• Lucy Thomas - six A*s, one A and four Bs