Form Time Ideas

Daily activities to use with your tutor group during form.

Word of the day

opprobrium (noun)

The state of being scornfully reproached or accused of evil.

Famous quote

"Believe you can and you're halfway there."

Theodore Roosevelt

Name that element

Cm

Curium (Atomic number 96)

Word scramble

A place where bees are kept.

iaaryp

apiary

Thought for the day

Would you rather only be able to whisper or only be able to shout?

On this day in 1857

The world's first football club, Sheffield F.C. was founded.

Where in the world

Can you name the country and its capital?

Guess the flag!

Swaziland. Capital city is Mbabane.

Did you know?

There is 3G mobile phone coverage on the summit of Mount Everest.

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?

Chris is always they're on time.

Chris is always there on time.

Mental Maths

85% of 140

= 119

Brainteaser

You only have one match and enter a cold and dark room. There is an oil heater, an oil lamp and a candle, which would you light first?

The match.

Joke of the day

What do you call a boomerang that doesn't come back?

A stick.

In the news today...

VIDEO: US air strike 'hits IS command'

Photographs show a US air strike hitting an Islamic State position on a hill near the embattled Syrian town of Kobane.

VIDEO: CCTV of Ottawa shooting suspect

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) releases video footage of the suspected gunman arriving at the country's parliament building during Wednesday's shooting incident.

VIDEO: Ebola: Scenes of horror in Liberia

There have now been more than 4,800 reported deaths from Ebola, with Liberia the worst affected country. Around 50 new cases are being reported every day in the capital Monrovia.

More headlines from BBC News

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Friday
24th October 2014