Form Time Ideas

Daily activities to use with your tutor group during form.

Word of the day

grotto (noun)

A small cavern.

Famous quote

"The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits."

Albert Einstein

Name that element

Fe

Iron (Atomic number 26)

Word scramble

A puzzling predicament.

yunadaqr

quandary

Thought for the day

Would you rather never use the internet again or never watch TV again?

On this day in 1945

Women were allowed to vote in France for the first time.

Where in the world

Can you name the country and its capital?

Guess the flag!

People's Republic of China. Capital city is Beijing.

Did you know?

When water freezes it expands by roughly 10%.

Today's Top Tip

Reward yourself for hard work.

If you have just done a good revision session, reward yourself with a treat, you've earned it!

Grammar time

What is wrong with the following sentence?

I ate two much for lunch today.

I ate too much for lunch today.

Mental Maths

8 × 9 + 102

= 174

Brainteaser

A man builds a house with four sides of rectangular construction, each side having a southern exposure. A big bear comes along. What colour is the bear?

White. If all walls face south, the house must be on the North Pole.

Joke of the day

What school subject are snakes best at?

Hisstory.

In the news today...

VIDEO: Pregnant Kate appears in public

The pregnant Duchess of Cambridge has made her first public appearance since an announcement that she was suffering from acute morning sickness. .

VIDEO: Doctor on sister's Ebola death

Dr Olivet Buck died after contracting Ebola while treating patients in Freetown, Sierra Leone.

VIDEO: Bondi Beach surfers fight depression

Grant Trebilco started Fluro Fridays on Australia's Bondi Beach to help fight his own bipolar disorder - now more than 100 surfers join him each week.

More headlines from BBC News

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Tuesday
21st October 2014