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

Word of the day

brae (noun)


Famous quote

"The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong."

Mahatma Gandhi

Name that element


Antimony (Atomic number 51)

Word scramble

A small shrill trumpet or bugle.



Thought for the day

Does lined paper weigh more than blank paper?

On this day in 1931

New Delhi became the capital of India.

Where in the world

Can you name the country and its capital?

Guess the flag!

Liberia. Capital city is Monrovia.

Did you know?

Snails can sleep for up to 3 years.

Grammar time

What is wrong with the following sentence?

I was going to go to the park but it was to cold outside.

I was going to go to the park but it was too cold outside.

Mental Maths

450 - (86 + 94)

= 270


How many birthdays does the average man have?

1, just 1.

Joke of the day

Why couldn't the pirate play cards?

He was sitting on the deck!

In the news today...

VIDEO: Syrian Red Crescent deliver aid

The Syrian Red Crescent is bringing aid to the Damascus suburb of Douma.

VIDEO: 50-vehicle Pennsylvania pile-up

More than 50 vehicles have been involved in a motorway pile-up in Pennsylvania.

VIDEO: Obama’s Valentine poem for his wife

US President Barack Obama appears on the Ellen DeGeneres Show and is surprised by a Valentine poem from his wife Michelle

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14th February 2016