"The manner in which one endures what must be endured is more important than the thing that must be endured"
US Secretary of State Dean Acheson (who was Guest of Honour at the College's first Speech Day in 1958)

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100 Club

The December OW 100 Club STAR draw was carried out at Darby’s at Swanton Morley and the winners were:-

Esme Wyatt [McNulty] - £500.00 - resident of Cumnor, Oxford

William Trevethick - £200.00 – resident of Shipton-on-Stour

David Burdett - £75.00 – resident of Hickling.

This month we were joined by David and Sue Spinks, Brian Ellis, Sandra Howard and John Head. Sue, David and John carried out the draw for us.

Darby’s was pretty busy as it was Quiz Night but we ensconced ourselves in a side room where we could chat without disturbing the local Masterminds! The beers on offer were mostly local brews with the normal Adnams and Woodfordes fare but there were a couple from the Beeston Brewery, which has some interesting named ales! Most of us dined and all agreed that the food was very good at a reasonable price. A score of 8.5 was given – a half point being deducted due to the lack of steak and mushroom suet pudding [that I had been really looking forward to] not being on the menu anymore!

The January draw will be held at The Cherry Tree in East Dereham on Wednesday 21st January 2015 at 8.00 pm

Hope to see some of you there.

Steve and I wish you all a Happy New Year and thank you for your continued support of the Old Wymondhamians 100 Club during the year

Best Regards,

Phil Robinson
OW 100 Club Administrator - Philrobinson55@btinternet.com


The OW Christmas Newsletter has been emailed to those on our mailing list. If you have changed your email address recently and would like us to keep in touch with you by email - usually no more than twice a year - please get in touch with our Alumni Secretary, Caroline Hall with your new details.

The Christmas 2014 Newsletter can be seen by clicking on the image on the left.


Old Wymondhamians Travel Award

Last year's award winner Bella, is now at Uni in Manchester studying Art but has sent in a final report.

There are also photos which can be viewed with the following link:


This year's award winner is Rachel Campbell Still and she has started her year in Guyana. Her blog is here and makes fascinating reading:



Students gathered on Remembrance Sunday to see a new memorial garden unveiled. Sadly the old memorial behind the pond had deteriorated badly over the years and a project was launched for students to come up with a design for a new one. It has also been moved to a larger, more prominent area on the grass by Peel Hall, and will act as a daily reminder of the history of the College site. As happens every year, poppy wreaths were laid by the Principal, representatives from the US Air Force at Lakenheath and Mildenhall, RAF Marham, the Governors, Old Wymondhamians and the College Combined Cadet Force. Click here for a link to an article in the EDP.  

January Update




Will you be 60 in 2015?

A group of OWs who will be 60 in 2015 are planning a reunion on Saturday 18th July in the Norwich area. Please click here to see more details from Phil Robinson.

Will you be 70 in 2015?

Enid Stanbrook-Evans is organising a reunion on 3rd October 2015 for those alumni of the sixties who are fast approaching age 70. Please get in touch if you are interested in joining the reunion.



For previous updates please click here.



College News

Leading Norfolk figure Lady Ralphs passes away at the age of 99
Norwich Evening News

She was governor of Norwich School, Wymondham College and Culford School and was president of the Norwich branch of the United Nations


“Do everything you can” to get your children a place at Wymondham ...
Norfolk Eastern Daily Press
Wymondham College has been included in a list of 20 schools society magazine Tatler claims are the “creme de la creme” of the state sector.



100 Club Update - OWs in 2013 - Click here for the latest news and for information on how to join.
College Heritage Room Click here for more information.  
OW's in 2013 David Spinks has written a few words outlining our current situation and a call for new OWs to help with various functions on our Committee which can be found here.  

OW Newsletter

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