Form Time Ideas

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

Word of the day

electrolysis (noun)

The process of decomposing a chemical compound by the passage of an electric current.

Famous quote

"Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names."

John F. Kennedy

Name that element


Radon (Atomic number 86)

Word scramble

Thin and weak.



Thought for the day

Would you rather have a year's holiday on full pay or work for a year at double your current wage?

On this day in 1878

Thomas Edison patented the phonograph.

Where in the world

Can you name the country and its capital?

Guess the flag!

Germany. Capital city is Berlin.

Did you know?

All the gold mined in the world so far would fill only two Olympic swimming pools.

Grammar time

What is wrong with the following sentence?

Where doing simultaneous equations in Maths.

We're doing simultaneous equations in Maths.

Mental Maths

135 ÷ 9 + 197

= 212


You only have one match and enter a cold and dark room. There is an oil heater, an oil lamp and a candle, which would you light first?

The match.

Joke of the day

Why couldn't the pirate play cards?

He was sitting on the deck!

In the news today...

Dark web paedophile Matthew Falder jailed for 32 years

Matthew Falder blackmailed victims into sending sexual images that he then shared on the dark web.

Theresa May's university review will not scrap fees

The prime minister says university costs are too high, but students must pay back for degrees.

'Devil incarnate' Barry Bennell sentenced to 30 years

Ex-football coach Barry Bennell is sentenced for 50 counts of child sexual abuse.

More headlines from BBC News

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19th February 2018