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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 STAR 100 Club draw was carried out at The Parson Woodforde in Weston Longville and this month’s winners were:-

£500 - Steve Human [resident of Norwich] – that’s two months in a row Steve!

£200 – John Beales [resident of Isham, Kettering]

£75 - Robert Collins [resident of Wermelskirchen, Germany]

Steve and I were joined this month by Jerry Linden-Ball, Anne Bradley [Ashworth], Jennie Foster [Clarke], Sandra Howard, David & Sue Spinks and Jon Tolley. Anne carried out the draw for us.

This was our second visit to The Parsons Woodforde [Jan 2011 being the first]. The pub layout gives lots of separate areas to be able to hold our raucous get together without disturbing the clientele - too much! The beers on offer were Abbott from Greene King, Wherry from Wodfordes and Lupus Lupus from Wolf! A score of 8.5 is well deserved [although I have marked it down a bit due to the lack of bar staff at times!].

The January 100 club draw will be held at The Ten Bells in Norwich on Wednesday 25th January 2017 at 8.00pm.

Hope to see some of you there.

Wishing you all a Very Happy Christmas and a peaceful New Year,

Best Regards,

Phil Robinson
OW 100 club administrator - Philrobinson55@btinternet.com


Old Wymondhamians Travel Award

Each year the Old Wymondhamians provide a Travel Bursary to a current Year 13 student. Pupils undertaking some form of travel and activity after leaving the College, either in their gap year or before going on to further education, are encouraged to apply for the award. The activity should, ideally, have some purpose or benefit for persons other than the student and is awarded at the end of the Easter term.

This year Lottie Mountford was successful in her application.

Lottie is going to Masaka in Central Uganda for 10 weeks between January and March 2017. She has written about what she will be doing and the reasons behind the trip and this can be read here.

She still needs to raise some money for the trip and if you would like to donate, however large or small, you can do so via her Just Giving website.



December Update



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On behalf of the OW Committee I would like to wish you all a very Happy Christmas and a healthy New Year.





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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.



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