Word of the day

iota (noun)

A small or insignificant mark or part.

Famous quote


Name that element


Thorium (Atomic number 90)

Word scramble

To speak evil of, especially to do so falsely and severely.



Thought for the day

Does lined paper weigh more than blank paper?

On this day in 2005

The trial of Saddam Hussein began in Baghdad for crimes against humanity.

Where in the world

Can you name the country and its capital?


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Grammar time

What is wrong with the following sentence?

If only he could get there attention, he knew he would be saved.

If only he could get their attention, he knew he would be saved.

Circle Time


Mental Maths

162 + 147 + 68

= 377



Joke of the day


In the news today...

Net zero announcement: UK sets out plans to cut greenhouse gas emissions

The government reveals its long-awaited strategy days before global leaders meet for COP26 in Glasgow.

Lord Janner: Police shut down MP child abuse investigations - report

An inquiry finds police seemed "reluctant to investigate" claims against former MP Lord Janner.

Manchester Arena Inquiry: Bomber's brother leaves UK before hearing

The Manchester Arena bomber's brother Ismail Abedi has been ordered to appear as a witness.