TROON Primary School came out on top becoming South Ayrshire Maths Contest champions.

Organised by Sumdog, the school saw two classes placed in the top five, and eight out of ten of the top individual students in the regional competition.

On March 16, the week-long contest saw 1028 pupils from 71 classes at 22 schools in South Ayrshire competing to win a coveted trophy and the title of South Ayrshire Sumdog maths champions 2018.

The pupils worked individually in their class groups to answer up to 1000 maths questions each over the duration of the contest and Primary 5A from the school received a winning score of 922 correct answers.

A class of Primary 4 students were placed third and the highest individual score for the regional competition was achieved by pupil Aimee who correctly answered 989 questions out of 1000.

Councillor William Grant, said: “I would like to congratulate all the children and young people for all their hard work - they are all winners.

"The competition proves learning is interactive, engaging and fun.”