Form Time Ideas

Daily activities to use with your tutor group during form.

Word of the day

curtail (verb)

To cut off or cut short.

Famous quote

"The harder I practice, the luckier I get."

Gary Player

Name that element


Thulium (Atomic number 69)

Word scramble

To dig out of the earth (what has been buried).



Thought for the day

Would you rather forget who you were or forget who everyone else was?

On this day in 1996

Charles, Prince of Wales and Diana, Princess of Wales divorced.

Where in the world

Can you name the country and its capital?

Guess the flag!

Kuwait. Capital city is Kuwait City.

Did you know?

Hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia is the fear of long words.

Today's Top Tip

Make a revision timetable.

Make a realistic timetable for your revision and stick to it. There are many online tools to help you make a revision timetable.

Grammar time

What is wrong with the following sentence?

Can you give me there telephone number?

Can you give me their telephone number?

Mental Maths

17 × 7 + 72

= 191


What letter is next in this sequence? O, T, T, F, F, S, S, E, ?

N for 'nine'.

Joke of the day

Why did the barber win the race?

He took a short cut.

In the news today...

VIDEO: IS 'kills scores' of Syrian soldiers

Dozens of Syrian army soldiers appear to have been killed by Jihadist militants from Islamic State (IS), activists say.

VIDEO: Victim: 'Police lost abuse evidence'

The police watchdog, the IPCC, is writing to South Yorkshire Police warning "evidence of failures" must be passed on, after a report found least 1,400 children were subjected to appalling sexual exploitation in Rotherham between 1997 and 2013.

VIDEO: Brazil dismantles Amazon 'destroyers'

Police in northern Brazil say they are in the process of dismantling one of the country's biggest environmental criminal gangs.

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29th August 2014