Rutland County College pupil Eleanor Wills (18), of Melton, described her three A*s in maths, chemistry and philosophy and ethics as ‘pretty amazing’.
She said: “I didn’t even realise it was possible to get such good grades. This is kind of another world but it’s amazing.
“Everyone is really happy for me and when I told my mum, she just cried.”
Eleanor will be studying earth and environmental science at Lancaster University.
She said: “It should be really good. I’m really excited to start at the end of September so for the rest of summer, I’ll be celebrating!”
The college reported a 99 per cent A-level pass rate this year.
Director of sixth form Michala Jackson said: “We’re absolutely delighted with this year’s results which clearly show the sustained improvement that the college continues to make.”