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GIRLS showed off their skills in a competitive challenge.

Portsmouth High School hosted 13 primary schools as a part of its all-day maths challenge.

(l-r) UK Maths Trust, Sue Essex, with pupils from Hook and Warsash Church of England Schoo,l Elizabeth McCormack and Kiara Van Der Merwe at the mMaths event at Portsmouth High School for Girls. ''Picture: Allan Hutchings (150609-040)

(l-r) UK Maths Trust, Sue Essex, with pupils from Hook and Warsash Church of England Schoo,l Elizabeth McCormack and Kiara Van Der Merwe at the mMaths event at Portsmouth High School for Girls. ''Picture: Allan Hutchings (150609-040)

Pupils were tested on numeracy, shapes and space activities concluding in a maths relay packed with questions.

Northern Parade Juniors of Portsmouth took first place with Hook-with-Warsash Church of England School taking silver. Bronze was given to Mill Rythe Juniors from Hayling Island.

Nabila Rahman Chaudry, 10, Year 6 from Northern Parade said: ‘We thought we weren’t going to win and then they called out our names and then we were really happy.

‘It is fantastic.’

It is the third year that Portsmouth High School has hosted the competition.

Head of mathematics at the school Roisin Egan said: ‘It is so good to see all these girls taking the lead.’