Form Time Ideas

Daily activities to use with your tutor group during form.

Word of the day

demulcent (noun)

Any application soothing to an irritable surface

Famous quote

"Think twice before you speak, because your words and influence will plant the seed of either success or failure in the mind of another."

Napoleon Hill

Name that element


Sodium (Atomic number 11)

Word scramble

A beggar.



Thought for the day

Would you rather always lose or never play?

On this day in 1960

The first successful kidney transplant was performed in the UK.

Where in the world

Can you name the country and its capital?

Guess the flag!

Kyrgyzstan. Capital city is Bishkek.

Did you know?

Oysters can change their gender.

Today's Top Tip

Don't be afraid to ask questions.

"The only stupid question is one that is never asked." If you don't like speaking in front of the whole class wait until the end of the lesson to ask your teacher.

Grammar time

What is wrong with the following sentence?

They're too many cars on the road today.

There are too many cars on the road today.

Mental Maths

552 - (287 + 98)

= 167


If you have 4 apples in one hand and 5 in the other, what do you have?

Big hands.

Joke of the day

Why don't aliens eat clowns?

Because they taste funny.

In the news today...

VIDEO: Poppy hijab for Remembrance

A young fashion designer from London has decided to mark Remembrance Day by creating a special "poppy hijab" for Muslim women.

VIDEO: Lab for world’s worst animal viruses

A look around a new lab at Pirbright Institute in Surrey, where the world’s most contagious livestock viruses will be kept.

VIDEO: On the buses with Prince Harry

Prince Harry meets supporters of the British Legion's London Poppy Day Appeal at Buckingham Palace.

More headlines from BBC News

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31st October 2014