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Find the magic letter that can change three words into three different ones.
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No. 121
Make as many words as you can from the letters of a 9-letter word. Can you beat our score?
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No. 122
Work out these percentages in your head. See how quickly you can solve the sums.
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No. 123
Divide one number by another number. See how quickly you can solve the sums.
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No. 124
Multiply two numbers together. See how quickly you can solve the sums.
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No. 125
Take one number from another number. See how quickly you can solve the sums.
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No. 126
Add one number to another number. See how quickly you can solve the sums.
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No. 127
Practise doing sums using multiples of 25, 50 and 75.
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No. 128
Practise your twelve times table against the clock.
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No. 129
Make as many words as you can from the letters of a 9-letter word. Can you beat our score?
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No. 130
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Make as many words as you can from the letters of a nine-letter word.
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Turn one word into another, changing just one letter each time.
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A mini-crossword of everyday vocabulary and general knowledge.
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Find one common letter that will turn three words into three new ones.
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Guess these words letter by letter – before the cats are gone!
See how ingenious you can be in combining three randomly chosen words in one sentence.
Compose sentences showing the difference in meaning, grammar or usage between these words.
Practise your basic arithmetic, from multiplation tables to percentages.
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Take command of English grammar and composition with these traditional exercises.
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A word search game with a dash of strategy.
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Based on an account by Stephen of Ripon
(early 8th century)
St Wilfrid brings healing to the wife of his own gaoler.
Howard gave his life to saving the ‘great gifts and strange inconsistencies’ of Britain’s unique democracy.
The less glamorous code of Rugby football, but the best for sheer speed and strength.
Chad, the seventh-century Bishop of Mercia, seemed to be making a lot of music for one man.
A marble statue in Venice bears witness to Europe’s long history of brave defeats and fruitless victories.

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Polyword ‘Star Tern’
Make as many words as you can with the letters below. All your words must be at least four letters long, and must also include the highlighted letter. What’s the nine-letter word?

SEE how many words you can make using the letters below. All your words must be at least 4 letters long, and must include the letter (change).

We found commonly used words, plus one 9-letter word. Can you do better?

Use each letter only once. But if there are e.g. two As, you can used them both.

Don’t count proper nouns such as April, Zeus, or Newcastle (pretty much anything that has to be spelled with a capital letter at the start), or acronyms like HMRC.

Don’t just add -S for plurals or third person singular verbs, e.g. CAT → CATS or SPEAK → SPEAKS.

More Word Games
A word search game with a dash of strategy.
Guess these words letter by letter – before the cats are gone!
Do you know ‘princes and princesses, kings and queens’ (7 letters), and ‘jump up and down on one foot’ (3 letters)?
Changing one letter at a time, see if you can start with SEED and finish with GROW.
Find the magic letter that can change three words into three different ones.