Form Time Ideas

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

Word of the day

felon (noun)

A criminal or depraved person.

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


Ytterbium (Atomic number 70)

Word scramble

The unreasonable pursuit of one idea.



Thought for the day

If you read a magazine in a shop without paying for it is it stealing?

On this day in 1890

Vincent van Gogh shot himself. He died two days later.

Where in the world

Can you name the country and its capital?

Guess the flag!

Mauritania. Capital city is Nouakchott.

Did you know?

Hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia is the fear of long words.

Grammar time

What is wrong with the following sentence?

I have too go to swimming practice tonight.

I have to go to swimming practice tonight.

Mental Maths

814 - (290 + 291)

= 233


What can you catch but not throw?

A cold.

Joke of the day

What do you call a bear without teeth?

A gummy bear.

In the news today...

US election: Trump 'encouraged foreign hack of Clinton emails'

Donald Trump has "actively encouraged" foreign powers to hack his US presidential rival Hillary Clinton, her camp says.

Pope Francis warns world 'is at war' after Europe attacks

Pope Francis warns that a recent wave of jihadist attacks in Europe is proof that the world is "at war", but stresses that religion is not the cause.

UK economic growth sped up ahead of Brexit vote

The UK economy grew by 0.6% in the three months to the end of June, as economic growth accelerated in the run-up to the vote to leave the EU.

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27th July 2016