Form Time Ideas

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

Word of the day

annuity (noun)

An annual allowance, payment, or income.

Famous quote

"An investment in knowledge pays the best interest."

Benjamin Franklin

Name that element


Niobium (Atomic number 41)

Word scramble

Openly scandalous.



Thought for the day

Would you rather have to sit all day or stand all day?

On this day in

Where in the world

Can you name the country and its capital?

Guess the flag!

Honduras. Capital city is Tegucigalpa.

Did you know?

Four is the only number that has the same amount of letters as its actual value

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?

My parents won't be coming as their both working on Saturday.

My parents won't be coming as they're both working on Saturday.

Mental Maths

15 × 4 + 97

= 157


Why are 2011 pennies worth more than 2010 pennies?

There are one more of them.

Joke of the day

Why did the scarecrow win a prize?

He was out standing in his field.

In the news today...

VIDEO: Leap into the dark: Perils of 'tombstoning'

There are fresh warnings about the dangers of so-called "tombstoning" - an activity which involves jumping off cliffs, piers, or harbour walls into water for fun.

VIDEO: MH370: Experts investigate wreckage

Sixteen months after Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 vanished, a piece of an aircraft has been found on Reunion Island in the Indian Ocean.

VIDEO: Night patrols to deter Calais migrants

Security forces in Calais have been working to prevent a third successive night of mass incursions into the Channel Tunnel by migrants trying to reach Britain.

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30th July 2015