Form Time Ideas

Daily activities to use with your tutor group during form.

Word of the day

mellifluous (adjective)

Sweetly or smoothly flowing.

Famous quote

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

William Penn

Name that element


Helium (Atomic number 2)

Word scramble

Of unknown authorship.



Thought for the day

Would you rather be poor and work at a job you love or be rich and work at a job you hate?

On this day in 1890

Vincent van Gogh shot himself. He died two days later.

Where in the world

Can you name the country and its capital?

Guess the flag!

Russia. Capital city is Moscow.

Did you know?

Your heart beats around 100,000 times a day.

Today's Top Tip

Stick revision notes all around your house.

On the fridge, on the bathroom mirror, on your pillow!

Grammar time

What is wrong with the following sentence?

The dogs were perfectly happy chewing on there bones

The dogs were perfectly happy chewing on their bones.

Mental Maths

510 - (134 + 110)

= 266


How many times can you subtract 5 from 20?

Once, after that you have 15.

Joke of the day

Why did the boy tiptoe past the medicine cabinet?

He didn't want to wake the sleeping pills!

In the news today...

VIDEO: Heavy fighting in eastern Ukraine

There are reports of heavy fighting in eastern Ukraine, close to the site where Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crashed.

VIDEO: Lightning strikes crowd on beach

Lighting struck people on Venice Beach in Los Angeles, some were treated at scene.

VIDEO: Dozens killed in Libya clashes

Dozens of deaths have been reported in Libya, amid fierce fighting in Benghazi and near the airport in the capital Tripoli.

More headlines from BBC News

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28th July 2014