Form Time Ideas

Daily activities to use with your tutor group during form.

Word of the day

abyss (noun)

Bottomless gulf.

Famous quote

"In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure."

Bill Cosby

Name that element


Praseodymium (Atomic number 59)

Word scramble

Excessively hot.



Thought for the day

Would you rather be stranded on an island alone or with someone you don't like?

On this day in 1960

The first successful kidney transplant was performed in the UK.

Where in the world

Can you name the country and its capital?

Guess the flag!

Nepal. Capital city is Kathmandu.

Did you know?

Human brains are approximately 75% water.

Today's Top Tip

Read the exam timetable properly.

Nothing will send you into a panic more than realising you have an exam in the morning you are not prepared for! Double and triple check your exam timetable and then check it again.

Grammar time

What is wrong with the following sentence?

The teacher told them to leave there books on the desk.

The teacher told them to leave their books on the desk.

Mental Maths

176 + 107 + 135

= 418


How can you use the letters in NEW DOOR to make one word?


Joke of the day

What did one elevator say to the other elevator?

"I think I'm coming down with something."

In the news today...

VIDEO: RFA Argus arrives in Sierra Leone

The Royal Navy's casualty ship RFA Argus has arrived in Sierra Leone to help to tackle the Ebola crisis.

VIDEO: On the buses with Prince Harry

Prince Harry meets supporters of the British Legion's London Poppy Day Appeal at Buckingham Palace.

VIDEO: 'Why I needed Danish sperm donor'

A single mother with one-year-old twins explains to BBC Breakfast how she needed a Danish sperm donor and how she plans to tell the girls about their conception.

More headlines from BBC News

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30th October 2014