Form Time Ideas

Daily news, activities and games to use with your tutor group during form.

Word of the day

aborigines (noun)

The original of earliest known inhabitants of a country.

Famous quote

"Even if I knew that tomorrow the world would go to pieces, I would still plant my apple tree."

Martin Luther

Name that element


Rubidium (Atomic number 37)

Word scramble

Having or showing devotion to the acquisition of knowledge.



Thought for the day

Would you volunteer to be one of the first colonists on Mars if it meant you could never return to earth?

On this day in 1932

The Indian Air Force was established.

Where in the world

Can you name the country and its capital?

Guess the flag!

Monaco. Capital city is Monaco.

Did you know?

Only humans cry because of emotions.

Grammar time

What is wrong with the following sentence?

I had too desserts after my main course, now I'm stuffed!

I had two desserts after my main course, now I'm stuffed!

Mental Maths

584 - (110 + 288)

= 186


What can run but never walks, has a mouth but never talks, has a head but never weeps, and has a bed but never sleeps?

A river.

Joke of the day

I lost my thesaurus on the bus today...

I can't find the words to say how angry I am.

In the news today...

VIDEO: Child refugees still dying at sea

The latest to lose their life at sea was a baby boy found washed up on the shores of Kos.

VIDEO: Trump in court over Scottish wind farm

Donald Trump's challenge to a planned offshore wind farm will go to the Supreme Court later.

VIDEO: Inside the reclusive North Korea

A BBC team has been granted rare access inside the reclusive state of North Korea.

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8th October 2015