Form Time Ideas

Daily activities to use with your tutor group during form.

Word of the day

repudiate (verb)

To refuse to have anything to do with.

Famous quote

"Defeat is not the worst of failures. Not to have tried is the true failure."

George Woodberry

Name that element

Kr

Krypton (Atomic number 36)

Word scramble

Calm.

uitranlq

tranquil

Thought for the day

If you could ask God one question what would it be?

On this day in 1995

The Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City was bombed, killing 168 people.

Where in the world

Can you name the country and its capital?

Guess the flag!

Hungary. Capital city is Budapest.

Did you know?

That all Greek statues were once brightly painted but lost their pigment over time.

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

1.5 × 0.6 + 8.2

= 9.1

Brainteaser

A man builds a house with four sides of rectangular construction, each side having a southern exposure. A big bear comes along. What colour is the bear?

White. If all walls face south, the house must be on the North Pole.

Joke of the day

What lies in a pram and wobbles?

A jelly baby.

In the news today...

VIDEO: Kate tries out fighter jet in Australia

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visit an air base in Queensland on day four of their tour of Australia.

VIDEO: Strong quake shakes Mexico City

A powerful earthquake has struck Mexico City, shaking buildings and causing widespread panic.

VIDEO: East Ukraine Jews told 'pay tax or go'

Posters and leaflets have appeared in Donetsk, Eastern Ukrainian, demanding Jews register, pay a new tax or leave, because of 'their support for the Kiev government'.

More headlines from BBC News

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Saturday
19th April 2014