Area and Perimeter Video Tutorial

Teacher Specific Information

Watch this Area and Perimeter Video Tutorial to see Ivan demonstrate how to calculate the area and perimeter of rectilinear shapes. He discusses the different methods and formulas that can be used in these calculations, as well as how this can be used to calculate area and perimeter of compound rectilinear shapes. Throughout the video, there are questions for pupils to answer.

This video will be useful for children to watch at home or for extra support as part of an intervention, or whole class activity.

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National Curriculum Objectives

Mathematics Year 6: (6M7a) Recognise that shapes with the same areas can have different perimeters and vice versa
Mathematics Year 6: (6M7c) Recognise when it is possible to use formulae for the area of shapes