Nearly a fifth of the grades awarded were grades 7-9.
Tears of joy and relief followed as pupils opened their envelopes.
Max Preece achieved a grade 9 in English language.
He will continue his studies at South Sefton College.
Kim McNulty and Ruby O’Neill celebrate many excellent results. The two each got a grade 9 in Spanish.
Abbie Watson achieved a grade 9 in English literature and will continue studying the subject at college.
Elisabeth Obasuyi achieved six grade 9s and her friend Chidera Ibe gained eight grade 8s.
Staff said that King’s Hawthornes students represent the hard work and success of their entire year group, and that they are one step closer to their future plans.