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"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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Last update: 6th November 2018
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100 Club

The October Old Wymondhamians 100 Club draw was carried out at The Olde Windmill Inn at Great Cressingham and this month’s winners were:-

Louis E Poll - resident of King's Lynn

&   

Nick Harding - resident of Great Linford, Buckinghamshire

Cheques in the sum of £55.00 have been dispatched.

Steve and I were joined by Jon Tolley, Steven Bishop, Beverly Sennett (Millard) and husband Richard as well as Heather Gill (Starck) who was at Wycol between 1961 and 1967 and was in Worcester. Heather kindly carried out the draw for us as well as joining the OW 100 Club,

This was actually our second visit to The Old Windmill Inn as it had been a refuge when we found that the pub we had selected in Little Cressingham no longer existed! This was in January 2004 and we discovered that using the 1997 CAMRA Good Beer Guide wasn't the best of resources to use when selecting a suitable venue!

The beers on offer were Southwold Bitter and Broadside from Adnams, Greene King IPA, Youngs Special and a "home" beer called Windy Miller whose origin was not establised! The Inn had lots of different areas so that group conversations were easier and it was quite busy for a Wednesday evening. A score of 9.5 is appropriate as it seems to be the quintessential village pub with good food, good beers and attentive staff

The November 2018 OW 100 Club draw will be held at The Bell Inn in Rickinghall on Wednesday 21st November 2018 at 8.00pm.

http://www.thebellrickinghall.co.uk/

This is actually outside our normal self imposed "within Norfolk" boundary but only just!

Hope to see some of you there.

Best Regards,
Phil Robinson
OW 100 Club administrator - Philrobinson55@btinternet.com

 

 

 
 

If you would like to know more about the Old Wymondhamians 100 Club or would like to join in with a monthly payment please see the following documents:

100 club 2018 appeal

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A quick reminder - if you need to order anything from Amazon, please click on the image on the left first, the link will take you to the normal Amazon page but the Old Wymondhamians will get a small percentage of what you spend - at no extra cost to you!  
     

 

 

 

 

 

 

Would you like to buy a Wymondham College bespoke branded belt?

Please click on the image left to https://www.mybelt.co.uk/wyc

They have interchangeable buckles which can be custom made individually at no extra cost.

£5 to the College for every one sold.

 

 

November Update

 

PSA Winter Fayre

The Annual PSA Winter Fayre will be held on Saturday 10th November in the Sports Hall, from 10am-2pm.

Lots of stalls selling various crafts and items just in time for Christmas!

 

 

Sixties Bunch Christmas Drinks - 6th December 2018

A note from Philip Wade: ‘Xmas Drinks this year will be from 12noon on Thursday 6th December at the Queen of Iceni pub, Norwich. The pub is by the Riverside, approximately 200m from the Railway Station towards Carrow Road. Everyone welcome'

 

 


 

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College News


Delight as Wymondham College earns 'outstanding' inspection grade
Norfolk Eastern Daily Press
Wymondham College was given the education and social care watchdog's highest grade in all three key areas, including quality of care and support, ..

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

Please click on the picture on the left to see the latest OW Newsletter.

 

 
 

Wymondham College App

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.

 

 

 

We would love to hear about any reunions being held, however small.  Let us know beforehand if you would like to encourage people to attend or send in a report afterwards so we are kept up to date about what's happening out there!  Photos always gratefully received too!

 

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