"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 January OW 100 Club draw was carried out at The Cherry Tree in East Dereham and this month's winners were:-

Sandy Morison - resident of Greenford, Middlesex
John Hayes - resident of Thetford

Cheques for £55.00 have been sent. This month we were joined by Stephen Chapman (who was making his 100 club draw debut having recently moved back to Norfolk), Sandra Howard, John Tolley and Eileen Wyatt [Pearson]. Stephen carried out the draw for us.

The Cherry Tree can, I think, be best described as a “back street boozer”!! That’s not saying that it wasn’t a friendly, welcoming pub but it was a bit “spit and sawdust” in it’s ambiance! We adjourned to one of the back rooms which was a bit chilly, but the bar staff soon came along and turned on the radiators. Two real ales were on offer:- Twenty 15 from Wolf and Phoenix from Tolly Cobbold, which appears to be a remarketed brand through the Greene King stable. A score of 7.5 is probably appropriate.

The February draw will be held at The Stag at West Acre (adjoining village to Castle Acre) on Wednesday 25th February 2015 at 8.00 pm

Hope to see some of you there.

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:




February Update


OW Golf Day - Friday 3rd July 2015

Don't forget to put the date in your diary. If you wish to stay at Sprowston Manor could you please let Bob Rowell know so he can make sure there are sufficient provisional bookings (which do not have to be confirmed until much nearer the time).

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.  

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