Form Time Ideas

Daily activities to use with your tutor group during form.

Word of the day

deviate (verb)

To take a different course.

Famous quote

"I've failed over and over and over again in my life and that is why I succeed."

Michael Jordan

Name that element

Pb

Lead (Atomic number 82)

Word scramble

A loose robe, fastening with a sash, the principal outer garment in Japan.

kinoom

kimono

Thought for the day

Can you feel happy and sad at the same time?

On this day in 1944

The 900 day Siege of Leningrad was lifted.

Where in the world

Can you name the country and its capital?

Guess the flag!

Eritrea. Capital city is Asmara.

Did you know?

There is 3G mobile phone coverage on the summit of Mount Everest.

Today's Top Tip

Stick revision notes all around your house.

On the fridge, on the bathroom mirror, on your pillow!

Grammar time

What is wrong with the following sentence?

What are you going to where on non-uniform day?

What are you going to wear on non-uniform day?

Mental Maths

1.5 × 0.9 + 1.5

= 2.85

Brainteaser

Why are 2011 pennies worth more than 2010 pennies?

There are one more of them.

Joke of the day

What lies at the bottom of the sea and shivers?

A nervous wreck.

In the news today...

VIDEO: Child soldiers freed from life of war

A South Sudanese militia has released 280 child soldiers as the first step in a process to free 3,000, the UN's children agency said.

VIDEO: Up close: Britain's longest train

A look at Britain's longest train, a ballast cleaner train, which is helping replace old ballast on rail tracks between Norwich and London.

VIDEO: Remembering Auschwitz - 70 years on

Some of those who survived Auschwitz have gathered there for a commemoration 70 years after the camp was liberated by Soviet troops.

More headlines from BBC News

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Tuesday
27th January 2015