Form Time Ideas

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

Word of the day

atheism (noun)

The denial of the existence of God.

Famous quote

"The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits."

Albert Einstein

Name that element


Ununoctium (Atomic number 118)

Word scramble

A series of tables giving the days of the week together with certain astronomical information.



Thought for the day

Would you rather be poor and work at a job you love or be rich and work at a job you hate?

On this day in 1879

Thomas Edison tested the first practical electric light bulb.

Where in the world

Can you name the country and its capital?

Guess the flag!

Netherlands. Capital city is Amsterdam.

Did you know?

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

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

178 + 66 + 117

= 361


If a rooster laid an egg on the apex of a slanted barn roof, which way would the egg roll, left or right?

Roosters don't lay eggs.

Joke of the day

What do you get when you a cross sneeze with a punchline?

A sick joke.

In the news today...

Brexit: Emily Thornberry predicts no deal with the EU

Emily Thornberry predicts the UK's "intransigence" will stop agreement being reached with Brussels.

Home-buying to be 'faster and less stressful' following review

Ministers are asking the industry how to streamline the home-buying process in England and Wales.

Archbishop calls for cut to universal credit delays

The Archbishop of York criticises "grotesquely ignorant" six-week delay for payments.

More headlines from BBC News

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22nd October 2017