Form Time Ideas

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

Word of the day

joggle (noun)

A sudden irregular shake or a push causing such a shake.

Famous quote

"I hated every minute of training, but I said, 'Don't quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.'"

Muhammad Ali

Name that element


Promethium (Atomic number 61)

Word scramble

A critical period or condition.



Thought for the day

Would you rather visit 50 years in the past or 50 years in the future?

On this day in 1582

Pope Gregory XIII announced the Gregorian calendar.

Where in the world

Can you name the country and its capital?

Guess the flag!

Comoros. Capital city is Moroni.

Did you know?

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

Grammar time

What is wrong with the following sentence?

I am far to tired to go out tonight.

I am far too tired to go out tonight.

Mental Maths

573 - (168 + 153)

= 252


What is light as a feather, but even the strongest man cannot hold it more than a few minutes?

Your breath.

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...

Syria war: Air strikes in Eastern Ghouta 'kill 500'

On the seventh day of government bombing of a rebel enclave, the UN struggles to agree a ceasefire.

Winter Olympics: Great Britain's women lose to Japan in bronze-medal match

Great Britain's women curlers lose 5-3 to Japan in the bronze-medal match at the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang.

Winter Olympics: Billy Morgan's dramatic wait for big air bronze

Great Britain's Billy Morgan seals an historic bronze medal in the men's snowboard big air in a dramatic final, which saw many of the favourites crash out.

More headlines from BBC News

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24th February 2018