Form Time Ideas

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

Word of the day

tableau (noun)

An arrangement of inanimate figures representing a scene from real life.

Famous quote

"The harder I practice, the luckier I get."

Gary Player

Name that element


Nobelium (Atomic number 102)

Word scramble

A muscle that causes extension.



Thought for the day

If you could only tell the truth or only lie, which one would you choose?

On this day in 1751

The first official cricket match was played in America.

Where in the world

Can you name the country and its capital?

Guess the flag!

Lithuania. Capital city is Vilnius.

Did you know?

There are 722 miles of subway track in New York city.

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

80% of 120

= 96


What goes around the world but stays in a corner?

A stamp.

Joke of the day

How do scientists keep their breath fresh?

By doing lots of experi-mints.

In the news today...

VIDEO: Cyprus president laughs off hijacking

Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades has said that the hijacking of the plane that landed at Larnaca was not linked to terrorism.

VIDEO: Armed man shot at US Capitol building

Police shot an armed man as he tried to enter the Capitol building visitor centre in Washington DC.

VIDEO: FBI unlocks San Bernardino gunman's iPhone

The FBI has managed to unlock the iPhone of the San Bernardino gunman without Apple's help, ending a court case, the US justice department says.

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2nd May 2016