Year 6 Area and Perimeter Maths Challenge

Teacher Specific Information

This Year 6 Area and Perimeter Maths Challenge checks pupils’ understanding of calculating area and perimeter of rectilinear shapes within a problem solving context. Pupils will calculate the possible perimeter and area measurements of a proposed office space.

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National Curriculum Objectives

Perimeter, Area and Volume

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