Year 5 – Area and Perimeter

Hello Year 5,


We have been marking some of your maths work today and a few of us have gotten confused with area and perimeter.

To calculate perimeter, you add up all the sides of a shape. To calculate the area of a rectangle (today’s task!) you multiply each side by itself.


This link is useful for understanding how area is calculated:


Make sure that you have calculated the area of the rectangles in today’s task!


Mrs. Amos, Ms James and Mrs. Chisholm

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