Form Time Ideas

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

Word of the day

contumacious (adjective)


Famous quote

"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world."

Nelson Mandela

Name that element


Mendelevium (Atomic number 101)

Word scramble

The denial of the existence of God.



Thought for the day

Is there more future or past?

On this day in 1935

Caroline Mikkelsen became the first woman to set foot in Antarctica.

Where in the world

Can you name the country and its capital?

Guess the flag!

Gambia. Capital city is Banjul.

Did you know?

In 1902 a man went to jail for colouring margarine yellow to pass it off as butter.

Grammar time

What is wrong with the following sentence?

Ask them if their coming tomorrow.

Ask them if they're coming tomorrow.

Mental Maths

30 ÷ 6 + 60

= 65


If you have 4 apples in one hand and 5 in the other, what do you have?

Big hands.

Joke of the day

How do crazy people go through the forest?

They take the psycho path.

In the news today...

Winter pressure 'busts NHS budget'

A deficit of £900m has been racked up by NHS trusts as they struggle to cope during the 'challenging winter'.

Respect Brexit decision, peers urged

Theresa May sits watching in the House of Lords as peers begin debating the Brexit bill.

Steve Hewlett: Radio 4 presenter dies at the age of 58

The journalist had movingly shared his experience of coping with cancer on BBC Radio 4.

More headlines from BBC News

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20th February 2017