Form Time Ideas

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

Word of the day

duplex (adjective)

Having two parts.

Famous quote

"The time I kill is killing me."

Mason Cooley

Name that element


Tellurium (Atomic number 52)

Word scramble

To refuse to have anything to do with.



Thought for the day

Would you volunteer to be one of the first colonists on Mars if it meant you could never return to earth?

On this day in 1977

The first Star Wars film was released in the cinemas.

Where in the world

Can you name the country and its capital?

Guess the flag!

Lithuania. Capital city is Vilnius.

Did you know?

When water freezes it expands by roughly 10%.

Grammar time

What is wrong with the following sentence?

We'll go into town to do a bit of shopping if their is time.

We'll go into town to do a bit of shopping if there is time.

Mental Maths

16 × 7 + 115

= 227


What are tree mistake in this sentence?

1) 'tree' should be 'three'. 2) 'mistake' should be 'mistakes'. 3) There is no third mistake.

Joke of the day

How do you organize a space party?

You planet.

In the news today...

Pension cut option in Tata Steel crisis

The government considers cuts to British Steel pension benefits in bid to save Tata Steel's UK operations.

Arrests over legal highs ahead of ban

Two people are arrested in connection with legal highs which resulted in nine people falling ill in Rochdale, say police.

Migrant boat capsize caught on camera

The deadly capsizing of a migrant boat in the Mediterranean is caught on camera by the Italian navy as it rescues 550 people.

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25th May 2016