Form Time Ideas

Daily activities to use with your tutor group during form.

Word of the day

insipid (adjective)


Famous quote

"Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared."


Name that element


Selenium (Atomic number 34)

Word scramble

Thin and weak.



Thought for the day

Would you rather never play or play but always lose?

On this day in 1977

The first Star Wars film was released in the cinemas.

Where in the world

Can you name the country and its capital?

Guess the flag!

Burundi. Capital city is Bujumbura.

Did you know?

Approximately 10 million other people in the world share the same birthday as you.

Today's Top Tip

Take regular short breaks during your revision.

No one can revise effectively for hours on end, take a 5 to 10 minute break for every hour of revision.

Grammar time

What is wrong with the following sentence?

There baking a cake for their Grandma.

They're baking a cake for their Grandma.

Mental Maths

112 + 33

= 148


Is it legal for a man in California to marry his widow's sister?

No, because he's dead.

Joke of the day

How do crazy people go through the forest?

They take the psycho path.

In the news today...

VIDEO: Under fire from IS snipers in Iraq

The Iraqi army, supported by coalition airstrikes and Iran-backed militias, finds itself locked in fierce battles for many parts of the country.

VIDEO: Hundreds of homes destroyed in US floods

Devastating floods have hit southern and central parts of the United States, killing three people and forcing thousands to leave their homes.

VIDEO: Regal Cunard liners grace the Mersey

Cunard ocean liners Queen Mary Two, Queen Victoria and Queen Elizabeth have been reunited on the River Mersey in Liverpool.

More headlines from BBC News

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25th May 2015