Form Time Ideas

Daily activities to use with your tutor group during form.

Word of the day

tricolour (adjective)

Of three colours

Famous quote

"When you forgive, you in no way change the past, but you sure do change the future."

Bernard Meltzer

Name that element


Bismuth (Atomic number 83)

Word scramble

To wind and turn while proceeding in a course.



Thought for the day

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

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!

Armenia. Capital city is Yerevan.

Did you know?

A cockroach can live nine days without its head before it dies.

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?

If only he could get there attention, he knew he would be saved.

If only he could get their attention, he knew he would be saved.

Mental Maths

65 ÷ 13 + 192

= 197


I have two coins which add up to 15 pence and one of the coins is not a 10 pence piece. What are the two coins?

A 10 pence piece and a 5 pence piece. Only one coin is not a 10 pence piece.

Joke of the day

Why couldn't the pirate play cards?

He was sitting on the deck!

In the news today...

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.

VIDEO: Man guilty of fake-girl webcam sex

An Australian man is convicted of performing a sex act in front of a webcam "watched by" a computer-generated child he believed was real.

More headlines from BBC News

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21st October 2014