Form Time Ideas

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

Word of the day

contravene (verb)

To prevent or obstruct the operation of.

Famous quote

"Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared."


Name that element


Chlorine (Atomic number 17)

Word scramble

Use of many words without necessity.



Thought for the day

If you had one million pounds to give away, how would you do it?

On this day in 2005

The first partial human face transplant was carried out in France.

Where in the world

Can you name the country and its capital?

Guess the flag!

Haiti. Capital city is Port-au-Prince.

Did you know?

Iceland is the only NATO country that has no standing army, and that other NATO countries take turns defending it.

Grammar time

What is wrong with the following sentence?

Don't forget to brush you're teeth before you go to bed.

Don't forget to brush your teeth before you go to bed.

Mental Maths

22 + 33

= 31


A plane crashes on the Canadian - US border. Where would you bury the survivors?

You don't bury survivors.

Joke of the day

How do crazy people go through the forest?

They take the psycho path.

In the news today...

VIDEO: Key moments from Paris attack memorial

France holds a national memorial service for the 130 people killed in the gun and bomb attacks in Paris on 13 November

VIDEO: 'Exploded SpaceX rocket' found in UK

Maritime and Coastguard Agency find what they believe is a Nasa rocket which blew up moments after take-off in June.

VIDEO: Russians tell Turks: we're abandoning your beaches

Russians vow to stop going to Turkey on holiday in revenge for downed plane.

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27th November 2015