Form Time Ideas

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

Word of the day

botanical (adjective)

Connected with the study or cultivation of plants.

Famous quote

"The best thing about the future is that it comes one day at a time."

Abraham Lincoln

Name that element


Copernicium (Atomic number 112)

Word scramble

With knowledge and by design.



Thought for the day

If you had £1000 to spend today, what would you do with it?

On this day in 1988

Yasser Arafat recognised the right of Israel to exist.

Where in the world

Can you name the country and its capital?

Guess the flag!

India. Capital city is New Delhi.

Did you know?

People who laugh a lot are generally healthier than those who don't.

Grammar time

What is wrong with the following sentence?

I'm sure I just saw Mr Hall running back their in the woods.

I'm sure I just saw Mr Hall running back there in the woods.

Mental Maths

15% of 130

= 19.5


A farmer had 17 sheep and all but 9 die. How many are left?

9 sheep.

Joke of the day

Why did the boy tiptoe past the medicine cabinet?

He didn't want to wake the sleeping pills!

In the news today...

Card queen

Not many professional gamblers are bipolar women, but Cat Hulbert was one of the best - and she delighted in winning money from men.

MPs back government's Brexit timetable

MPs have voted to "respect" the government's timetable for triggering talks on leaving the EU.

Tata Steel makes commitment to secure Port Talbot future

A commitment to secure jobs and production at Port Talbot and other steelworks across the UK is announced by Tata Steel.

More headlines from BBC News

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7th December 2016