Year 5 Calculate Perimeter Interactive Animation

Teacher Specific Information

This Year 5 Calculate Perimeter Interactive Animation supports pupils’ understanding of perimeter of composite shapes. Children are asked to complete 5 interactive questions which involve calculating missing values on the sides of composite shapes, and calculating the perimeter of shapes on grid squares.

This animation 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