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The April OW 100 Club draw was carried out at The Red Lion in Thetford and this month’s winners were:-
Hope to see some of you there.
Established in 2015 this exciting initiative enables former students to re-engage with the college to help the development of young cricketers.
The initiative has the backing of Norfolk Cricket Board and two local clubs, Swardesden and Great Melton.
To date £10,100 has been raised to support the project. This includes £4,020 from a sport England grant to purchase essential equipment (beginners bats and balls for example) and £750 from the OWs to provide the 1st XI kit for 2016.
We are able to provide 400 hours of coaching with the funds raised thus far and the impact has been felt already; girls are training after school on Mondays and Year 7 boys have beaten Langley on their way to the County Cup Finals!
If you would like to be involved in this cricket initiative in any way please get in touch with Justin Smith at the College.
Old Wymondhamians Travel Award
The 2016 Award has been given to Lottie Mountford who will be going to Uganda from Jan to March 2017. She will be helping at the Kitovu Hospital which was set up in 1955 and where recent projects have been set up to help women. She will also be helping at the neighbouring orphanage. A link to more information will provided shortly.
|The College have introduced some new display boards throughout the campus which showcase the history of the College - photos, stories and newspaper articles from the 1940's to today. You can follow a trail from one to another as a timeline throughout the College. The aim is to make current students more aware of the history and also of the Old Wymondhamians. The plan is to refresh the materials from time to time and if you have anything you would like to display please get in touch.|
New Hall Reunion
Jennie Foster (Clarke) and Steve Read are hoping to hold a reunion this year, possibly in August or September at a venue in Norfolk yet to be decided upon. It is aimed at the New Hall crowd and for leavers from the years 1973, 74 and 75 although everyone will be welcome. If you are interested in attending please contact Jennie on firstname.lastname@example.org for further information.
OW Golf Day - Friday 1st July 2016 - Sprowston Manor
Each year Bob Rowell (52-59) organises a Golf Day and Dinner which is open to all Old Wymondhamians.
The event becomes more popular each year and always attracts a large contingent of golfers of varying standards. However, golf is not compulsory and many join later in the day for dinner and an evening of good company.
We have all enjoyed meeting old friends at this annual event and it would great to be joined by any new faces. Steve and Phil will also be carrying out the June OW STAR draw at this event.
Please contact Bob if you would like to attend for the golf, dinner or both - email@example.com
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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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The Wymondham College App has been launched and is FREE to download. The app works on Android and Apple iOS devices - tablets, desktops and phones. You can easily flick through pages of the latest Lion newsletter, 6th Form News and Old Wymondhamians newsletter. It is planned to add much more in the coming weeks and months. Just visit the App Store and type in Wymondham College.
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