Form Time Ideas

Daily activities to use with your tutor group during form.

Word of the day

sequester (verb)

To cause to withdraw or retire, as from society or public life.

Famous quote

"Common sense is not so common."

Albert Einstein

Name that element


Niobium (Atomic number 41)

Word scramble

The denial of the existence of God.



Thought for the day

If you had one wish what would it be?

On this day in 1981

Vanuatu became a member of the United Nations.

Where in the world

Can you name the country and its capital?

Guess the flag!

New Zealand. Capital city is Wellington.

Did you know?

All the gold mined in the world so far would fill only two Olympic swimming pools.

Today's Top Tip

Take regular short breaks during your revision.

No one can revise effectively for hours on end, take a 5 to 10 minute break for every hour of revision.

Grammar time

What is wrong with the following sentence?

Your never going to get a good grade unless you study hard.

You're never going to get a good grade unless you study hard.

Mental Maths

22 + 53

= 129


Before Mount Everest was discovered, what was the highest mountain in the world?

Mount Everest.

Joke of the day

Why did the barber win the race?

He took a short cut.

In the news today...

VIDEO: Brother of murdered UK hostage speaks

The brother of British aid worker David Haines, murdered by Islamic State militants, pays tribute to him.

VIDEO: Invictus closing ceremony highlights

The Invictus Games have been brought to a close in London with a sell-out concert at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

VIDEO: Two Britons 'dead on Thai beach'

Foreign Office looking into reports that two British nationals have been found dead on Thai beach.

More headlines from BBC News

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15th September 2014