Skip to content ↓
Holy Trinity CE Primary School

Holy Trinity CE Primary School

Learning and caring together, building a firm foundation for the future

More Than ... Less Than

This week, we have been carrying on our learning of more and less and we have enjoyed exploring these terms using food!

We were given three different items of food on three different plates. Firstly, we identified the quantity on each plate and compared which plate had the most and which had the least.

"We ordered the plates from the greatest to the smallest - 7, 5, 3."
Joseph and Joshua
"I counted each doughnut and there were 7."

With our learning partners, we challenged each other to compare the plates and create sentences using key vocabulary such as ‘7 doughnuts are greater than 3 muffins’ and ‘5 cookies are less than 7 doughnuts’.

"I created a more than sentence by putting a bigger amount first - 5 cookies are more than 3 cupcakes."
"7 doughnuts are more than 3 cupcakes."










We then shared our results with the class and identified all the possible greater than and less than sentences.


No comments have been left yet.

Leave a comment

  • The school’s Christian values of love, honesty and respect are well expressed through its caring atmosphere. This impacts positively on the strong sense of belonging and supporting relationships evident across the school.

    SIAMs 2016

  • Teachers inspire pupils to learn.

    Ofsted 2018

  • Teachers model skills effectively across the curriculum and instil a desire to succeed.

    Ofsted 2018

  • There us a culture of aspiration and improvement across the school.

    Ofsted 2018

  • Relationships are strong and pupils’ good behaviour is reflected in a happy and caring atmosphere, with attendance that is well above the national average.

    SIAMs 2016

  • Provision for pupils who speak English as an additional language is strong.

    Ofsted 2018