"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 May 100 Club draw was carried out at The Kings Head in Watton and this month’s winners were:-

Stephen Shurety [resident of Toppesfield, Essex]
Anne Richardson [Warner] – [resident of Horning]

Cheques, in the sum of £55.00 each, have been dispatched.

Steve and I were joined this month by Jon Tolley and Beverley Sennett [Millard] with her husband Richard. Beverley carried out the draw for us. The Kings Head was a welcoming hostelry, recently refurbished to a high standard. They had a good selection of Greene King ales on offer [Abbot, IPA & Old Speckled Hen]. A score of 9.5 would be appropriate because a long closed pub has come back into use, especially when you hear of so many others closing.

The JUNE STAR draw is to be held at Old Wymondhamiams Golf Day at Sprowston Hall on Friday 7th July 2017. The prizes are £500, £200 & £75. Steve and I will be joining the throng during late afternoon for evening supper. This is always well attended but don't forget to let Bob Rowell (bob.e.rowell@outlook.com) know if you would like to attend the Golf or dinner [or both] as numbers will need confirming shortly.

Hope to see some of you there.

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



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Mike Comber is organising a 50 Years On Reunion which will be held on Thursday 23rd and Friday 24th August 2018. It will start at Christ's College, Cambridge where there will be a dinner and accommodation. On the Friday a coach will take you to Wymondham College for a tour and BBQ.

Click here or on the image left for a link to more details and a form to fill in. Please ignore the date of Jan 2017 for replies!

If you are interested you can contact Mike at michael.comber42@btinternet.com





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.



June Update


Old Wymondhamians Golf Day - Friday 7th July 2017 - Sprowston Manor, Norwich

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. A few more details can be found on the Future Reunions page.

If you would like to join the fun, please contact Bob: bob.e.rowell@outlook.com


100 Club June and July Draws

The June Star draw will be held at the OW Golf Day at Sprowston Hall, Norwich on Friday 7th July 2017

For the July draw we will be having our traditional summer jaunt to the North Norfolk coast and have chosen The Red Lion at Stiffkey as our venue and it will take place on Wednesday 26th July 2017 at 8.00pm.


Sixties Bunch in Falmouth

Seven of the 60's Bunch visited Falmouth at the end of April and the photos can be seen here.



OW Travel Award

Each year the Old Wymondhamians provide a Travel Bursary in the sum of £750 to a current Year 13 student and this year it has been awarded to Dorrie Hartley who is going to Zomba in Malawi this summer working with Sparkle Malawi.

Click here to see a letter from Dorrie explaining what she intends to do in Malawi.


For previous updates please click here.



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.




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