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A score of 148 places the youngsters in the top two per cent of the population.

It would be unfair and prejudice to assume an autistic person does not have sex simply because they prefer handshakes to hugs.

4) A lack of social skills does not mean a lack of interest in socialising.

When I received my results I was quite surprised and really happy.'Vice principal Rob King said: 'We are absolutely delighted to have such amazing students at St Bede's.

They are a credit to the college and their families.'Being invited to become a member of Mensa will be a huge boost for these students as they begin Year 10 and their GCSE courses.

The genius benchmark is set at 140 and the lowest score among all 10 pupils was 148 - and two students have higher IQs than Albert Einstein and Stephen Hawking.

Two pupils, Isabel Romero and Molly Dolan, recorded scores of 161, just one mark short of the maximum possible on the paper.

They are also a point higher than the IQs of theoretical physicist Albert Einstein and cosmologist Stephen Hawking, who have IQs of 160.

Isabel, 14, said: 'When I found out I was selected for Mensa, I was really excited and agreed to do it because it was a new opportunity and I was curious to know my score.

Nick Dubin (author of Asperger’s and Anxiety and other self-help books) did not start dating until he was twenty five.

In Asperger’s and Anxiety Dubin mentions another autistic man who didn’t date until his forties. It can take autistic people a long time to develop the confidence and social skills we need to maintain meaningful relationships.

'It will give them further confidence that they can do or be whatever they set their minds on.