Form Time Ideas

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

Word of the day

papyrus (noun)

The writing-paper of the ancient Egyptians, and later of the Romans.

Famous quote

"It's not that I'm so smart, it's just that I stay with problems longer."

Albert Einstein

Name that element


Californium (Atomic number 98)

Word scramble




Thought for the day

Would you rather always lose or never play?

On this day in 1868

Pierre Janssen discovered helium.

Where in the world

Can you name the country and its capital?

Guess the flag!

Laos. Capital city is Vientiane.

Did you know?

Forest fires spread faster uphill than downhill.

Grammar time

What is wrong with the following sentence?

My friends have lost they're tickets to the concert.

My friends have lost their tickets to the concert.

Mental Maths

42 ÷ 6 + 30

= 37


Divide 30 by half and add ten. What do you get?

70. Dividing by half is the same as multiplying by 2.

Joke of the day

Where does Father Christmas go to recover after Christmas?

An elf farm.

In the news today...

Barcelona attack key suspect Moussa Oukabir confirmed dead

Moussa Oukabir rented the van which drove into crowds in central Barcelona on Thursday.

Sir Bruce Forsyth: TV legend dies aged 89

Tributes are paid to the TV legend, who hosted Strictly Come Dancing and The Generation Game.

Steve Bannon fired as Trump White House's top strategist

Bannon has announced he is returning to Breitbart to go 'to war for Trump against his opponents'.

More headlines from BBC News

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19th August 2017