Calculate Perimeter Video Tutorial

Teacher Specific Information

In this Calculate Perimeter Video Tutorial, Jade demonstrates how to calculate the perimeter of composite shapes when given all measurements, and how to work out missing measurements. She uses terminology such as length, width and scale.

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 5: (5M7a) Measure and calculate the perimeter of composite rectilinear shapes in centimetres and metres