Form Time Ideas

Daily activities to use with your tutor group during form.

Word of the day

quandary (noun)

A puzzling predicament.

Famous quote

"Time is what we want most, but what we use worst."

William Penn

Name that element


Titanium (Atomic number 22)

Word scramble

An annual allowance, payment, or income.



Thought for the day

Would you rather never play or play but always lose?

On this day in 1912

The ill-fated RMS Titanic began sea trials.

Where in the world

Can you name the country and its capital?

Guess the flag!

Somalia. Capital city is Mogadishu.

Did you know?

Snails can sleep for up to 3 years.

Today's Top Tip

Read the exam timetable properly.

Nothing will send you into a panic more than realising you have an exam in the morning you are not prepared for! Double and triple check your exam timetable and then check it again.

Grammar time

What is wrong with the following sentence?

I had too desserts after my main course, now I'm stuffed!

I had two desserts after my main course, now I'm stuffed!

Mental Maths

22 + 43

= 68


How many animals of each species did Moses take with him in the Ark?

None. It was Noah, not Moses.

Joke of the day

What has four wheels and flies?

A garbage truck.

In the news today...

VIDEO: On patrol with rebels in Ukraine

Natalia Antelava joins a patrol of pro-Russian rebels near Donetsk airport in eastern Ukraine.

VIDEO: 'We should be standing in 5ft of snow'

The governor of California has announced the first mandatory water restrictions in the state's history after years of drought.

VIDEO: General Election 2015: Day three of the campaign

On the third day of the election campaign trail Ed Miliband has criticised zero-hours contracts.

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2nd April 2015