Form Time Ideas

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

Word of the day

impecunious (adjective)

Having no money.

Famous quote

"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world."

Nelson Mandela

Name that element


Calcium (Atomic number 20)

Word scramble

The support on or against which a lever rests, or the point about which it turns.



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 1954

The BBC broadcast its first television news bulletin.

Where in the world

Can you name the country and its capital?

Guess the flag!

Cuba. Capital city is Havana.

Did you know?

In 1902 a man went to jail for colouring margarine yellow to pass it off as butter.

Today's Top Tip

Use your revision guides.

Revision guides are a fantastic tool or independent learning and revision. Make sure you get the right revision guide for the course you are studying. Ask your teacher if you are not sure.

Grammar time

What is wrong with the following sentence?

I'm going to have too talk to her about her conduct.

I'm going to have to talk to her about her conduct.

Mental Maths

179 + 176 + 25

= 380


Why are 2011 pennies worth more than 2010 pennies?

There are one more of them.

Joke of the day

What do you call a shoe made from a banana?

A slipper.

In the news today...

VIDEO: Christening held for Princess Charlotte

Princess Charlotte, the daughter of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, has been christened at a service in Norfolk.

VIDEO: Battle scars: Gaza war's legacy

One year on, Lyse Doucet speaks to a 12-year-old boy who survived a defining moment of the 2014 war between Israeli forces and Palestinian militant groups in Gaza.

VIDEO: Greek voters' 'no' to bailout offer

With almost all the ballots counted, results from the Greek referendum show voters decisively rejecting the terms of an international bailout.

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6th July 2015