'Rock star' times table contest heats up
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'Rock star' times table competition hotly contested

Hundreds of schools are competing in a competition to find the pupil with the best times table ability in the country.

Using rock star personas, children are going head-to-head to see how many sums they can answer correctly in three minutes.

Nabil, the winner of the North East heat, gained a staggering 380 correct answers to secure victory.