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16th December 2014

Page Additions/Changes

Reunions

Details of a July 2015 reunion from Phil Robinson

Newsletter Download the Christmas 2014 Newsletter

 

1st December 2014

Page Additions/Changes

Hockey

Jacky Green/McLaren has given us the unknown names for the Hockey 1st XI photo from 1973

Cricket Robin Jackson has provided an update to the Staff vs 1st XI Cricket match 1963

 

3rd November 2014

Page Additions/Changes

OW Travel Award

Links to blogs from Bella and Rachel

 

3rd October 2014

Page Additions/Changes

Where Are They Now?

Terry Moore (Merence) is looking for friends from 1968-1971

Rugby Alan Wright has provided a couple of names to the 73/74 U15 Rugby photo

 

7th August 2014

Page Additions/Changes

Where Are They Now?

Gay Wheeler nee Wright (1958-1963) is looking for Joyce Bird (1958-1965)

Reunions Photos of the Sixties Bunch Summer drinks in London
OW Golf Day Report and photos from the OW Golf Day held in July

 

1st July 2014

Page Additions/Changes

In Memorium

Memories of John Brown from the 1950s by Bill Hammond

 

1st June 2014

Page Additions/Changes
OW Travel Award

News of this year's winner, Rachel Campbell Still

Mini Reunions Photos of the 60s Bunch in Liverpool
In Memorium Alan Mitchell has added some memories of Colin Lockwood
Old Wymondhamians The OWs bid farewell to the Principal
OW Newsletter The OW 2014 Newsletter
Commercial Course

Photo of six ladies of the class of '55

 

15th February 2014

Page Additions/Changes
Doing Their Own Thing

Richard Charley (74-81) now owns a B&B in the Lake District

Reunions Photos from the 2013 reunion held in Norwich

 

1st February 2014

Page Additions/Changes
OW Travel Award

Follow Bella's blog from Uganda

News of Former Students News of what Wendy Slade (87-92) is up to these days.

 

5th January 2014

Page Additions/Changes
OW Travel Award

A letter from Bella telling of her experiences to date in Uganda

 

1st December 2013

Page Additions/Changes
Rugby 1973-74 U15 Rugby photo sent in by Brian Read - some names missing if you can help.
Soccer 1971-72 U13 Soccer photo sent in by Brian Read
Reunions Mike Herring met up with Bryan Newman after 35 years
Micro Reunions Photograph from the November 100 Club Draw

 

3rd November 2013

Page Additions/Changes
Marriages Edward Durham and Jenni Simms added to the list (1984-1989)
Micro Reunions A photo of a Sixties Bunch micro reunion.
Previous News Updates Previous news updates have been moved from the front page

 

3rd October 2013

Page Additions/Changes
Houses - 1990s+

Photo of Year 13 2006/07 sent in by Steve Read

Houses - 1960's Barbara Clare has been identified on the South Girls 1961 photo.
Peel/Fry 1972 The girls of Peel 68-75 have been identified by Diane Sowerby - back row numbers 52-60
CCF Photo of Annual Camp at RAF Shawbury in Summer 1974 sent in by Steven Hands
CCF Photo of Star Camp at RAF Wildenrath during Easter 1975 sent in by Steven Hands
Nissen Hut Project Photos of the Italian Chapel on Orkney sent in by Phil Robinson
Soccer 1978 Under 12s photo sent in by Shaun Hood

 

3rd September 2013

Page Additions/Changes
Marriages James Alexander Brown (1996 -2003) and Sarah Gammell (2001-2003) added to the list.
100 Club Draw Photo from the August 100 Club Draw in Overstrand
Doing Their Own Thing Audio Electronic Design run by Darren and Elena Butler (1981-1985)

 

18th July 2013

Page Additions/Changes
Royal Norfolk Show

Photographs from this year's Royal Norfolk Show

OW Summer Newsletter A pdf copy of the OW Summer Newsletter
Where are they now? Valerie Douglass (Watson) is looking for Linda Osborne

 

28th June 2013

Page Additions/Changes
Past Reunions

Photograph from the Royal Norfolk Show 26th June 2013

 

1st June 2013

Page Additions/Changes
Past Reunions

Photographs from the Sydney Reunion held in April

 

1st May 2013

Page Additions/Changes
Future Reunions

Names of those attending the OW Golf Day have been added to the Future Reunions page.

 

15th April 2013

Page Additions/Changes
Commercial Course

Photo from the Commercial Course Reunion last year - better late than never!

In Memoriam An appreciation of R V Metcalf, Warden 1956-1970
Where Are They Now? Leanda Walford did PE teaching practice in 1966 and looking for anyone who remembers her.

 

28th February 2013

Page Additions/Changes
Old Wymondhamians

Update on the current OW situation by David Spinks

Future Reunions Page updated with information on 2013 Events
USSAF Hospital A link has been added to the WW2 US Medical Research Centre website which gives more detail.

 

15th February 2013

Page Additions/Changes
Old Wymondhamians

Update on the current OW situation by David Spinks

Minutes Minutes of the OW AGM and Committee Meeting can be found here
In Memoriam Messages received by the family on the news of the passing of Miles Baron

 

31st January 2013

Page Additions/Changes
Heritage Room

A page has been set up where we can keep you up to date with progress and let you know what we are looking for.

Rugby 1979 Photo of 4th XV 1979 sent in by Andy (Boffer) Hale 75-80
Teachers A memory of Dave Goman from Andy Hale

 

17th January 2013

Page Additions/Changes
Micro Reunions

Photos from a micro reunion in Canada

50's Miscellany Memories from Alan Fry (53-57)

 

15th December 2012

Page Additions/Changes
Mini Reunions

A write up and photos from the Sixties Bunch Christmas get-together.

In Memorium Philip Wade has written an obituary for Graham Smith who passed away in October.

 

30th November 2012

Page Additions/Changes
Cavell Hall 1978

Steve Carnie, Kevin Adams and Huw Payne identified by Bill Hipkiss

Where are they now? Johanna Cook (now Griffiths) looking for old friends

 

15th November 2012

Page Additions/Changes
USAAF Hospital

History of the College during WWII copied from the Pre-History section of this website.

Micro Reunions Commercial Course reunion - hopefully photo to follow

 

31st October 2012

Page Additions/Changes
Student News

News of Duncan Jones (1960-67)

 

30th September 2012

Page Additions/Changes
Reunions

Photo of a reunion of members of the Class of 1972

OW Golf Day 2012 Photo of the Winner, Barry Adkins

 

31st August 2012

Page Additions/Changes
Athletics 1990s

Photo of 4th Year Athletics Team 1995 from Doug Hayton-Williams

Sports Day 1996 Photo of 1996 Sports Day from Doug Hayton-Williams
Kett Hall 1995

Photo of Kett Hall 5th Year Christmas Formal 1995 from Doug Hayton Williams

Rugby 1992 Photo of 1992 Rugby 2nd Years in training from Doug Hayton-Williams
Football 1995 Photo of 1995 4th Year Football from Doug Hayton-Williams
Football 1996 Photo of 1996 5th Year Football from Doug Hayton-Williams

 

15th August 2012

Page Additions/Changes
In Tray

More names on many of the photos from Doug Hayton-Williams

 

31st July 2012

Page Additions/Changes
Where Are They Now

Ray Tyers looking for Linda Worsfold

Ann & Adrian Hoare Collection Names provided for the Sports Day 1994 photo by Doug Hayton-Williams
OW Golf Day 2012 A report on the day by Bob Rowell
In Tray Names for photo 59, 1995 4th Yr Cricket from Doug Hayton-Williams
In Memoriam Alastair Hayton-Williams, Head of PE 1984-1996

 

10th July 2012

Page Additions/Changes
Reunions

Photos from the OW 2012 Reunion

Salisbury 1972 Finally we have all the names for this photograph!

 

30th June 2012

Page Additions/Changes
Reunions

Report and photos of the 100 Club Star Draw at the Gunton Arms

Reunions Photos from the Royal Norfolk Show
News of Former Students John Willett (51-54) has been in touch
Doing Their Own Thing Vanessa Scott (Ready) was seen at the Norfolk Show and owns Strattons Hotel in Swaffham
College News Lord Digby Jones speaks to students on Speech Day
History American WW2 Veterans visit the College

 

14th June 2012

Page Additions/Changes
Reunions

Report of a Reunion held in Hong Kong

Where are they now? Mike Stacey is still looking for 1951 Starters
Future Reunions A list of those who have booked to attend the OW Golf Day so far

 

30th May 2012

Page Additions/Changes
Rugby Dinner

Four more photos from Karen Snook

Where are they now? Bill Blakie is looking for Maria Benstead

 

14th May 2012

Page Additions/Changes
Reunions The Sixties Bunch in Dovedale in April
Our Memories Sickbay memories from Peter J Beck (65-70)
Where are they now? Peter Hammond is looking for David Richard and Sarah Turner from the Eighties
Future Reunions Updated for events in 2012
OW Travel Award Details of the OW Travel Award 2012

 

30th April 2012

Page Additions/Changes
New Hall 1978 Some names provided for the 3rd row from Dominic Welch (now Fr Joseph Welch)
In Memoriam Memories of Michael C Thornley - Staff 57-65 from his widow Maxine

 

15th April 2012

Page Additions/Changes
Rugby Dinner A few photos from the Rugby Dinner held at College on 4th April
Staff Memories Memories of Dick Bawden and Ken Bowman sent in by Peter Beck (65-70)

 

30th March 2012

Page Additions/Changes
Tennis U14 VI 1970 from Jennie Foster (Clarke)
Tramps Ball Tramps Dance Summer 69 - 3 photos from Jennie Foster (Clarke)
Just Posing Photos from Jennie and Jonathan Clarke
Maps and Plans A question answered on the 1963 Map
Where are they now? Sixties bunch still looking for several old friends
Where are they now? Steve Clarke looking for Maurice Jackson and Victor Kirk
Productions 1960s Photo of Keith Swetman as Colonel Calverley
Micro Reunions An 'extreme' reunion for Chris Collins (90-97) and Anthony Pyewell (92-97)

 

15th March 2012

Page Additions/Changes
Micro Reunions Photos from the March 100 Club Draw

 

29th February 2012

Page Additions/Changes
Where are they now? Sandra Herrington looking for Ros Uff
Where are they now? Vanessa O'Loughlin looking for Lucy Stringer
50s Miscellany Memories and news from Brian Atkinson
Gottingen 1955 Photos from Keith Adkins

Just Posing

Photos from Keith Adkins 1955/56
Possible Reunion Contact us to join a reunion with Trudy Bevier (55-62)

 

31st January 2012

Page Additions/Changes
Reunion News The Sixties Bunch are planning a trip to the Peak District in April.
Marriages Chris Parnham and Kayleen Rate in 1977
College News College News of Oxbridge success and veterans football match
In Memoriam David Freeman, Head of Art 1954-1962

Prominent Ex-Pupils

Coronation Street fans might be interested (or not!) to know that ex-pupil Judy Hall (stage name Judy Holt) is playing dementia sufferer Lesley Kershaw – centre of attached photo)

 

15th January 2012

Page Additions/Changes
Do You Know? Two new questions added to the Do You Know? page.
Marriages Stephen Bond & Margaret Smith and Jon Bond & Anita Sands added. Stephen and Margaret are Jon's mum and dad.
Prominent Ex Pupils News of David Fuller OBE (1965-72)

 

15th December 2011

Page Additions/Changes
Teachers A-F Memories of Mrs Catherall and Miss Fielding from Steve Hands
Teachers G-Q Memories of Messrs Garrard, Gooday, Laughton and Mr & Mrs Pugh from Steve Hands
Teachers G-Q

Memories of Messrs Shuter and Sunley from Steve Hands

Clubs Memories of the Junior Debating Society from Steve Hands
CCF Yarns Memories of a CCF trip on HMFT Cawsand in 1975 from Steve Hands

 

15th November 2011

Page Additions/Changes
Commercial Course 1955/56 A photograph taken at the 60th Anniversary Thanksgiving Service in Norwich in October
Heritage Trail Photos of the inauguration of the College Heritage Trail and Leaflet to download.
Reunions Report of a reunion organised by Karen Snook (Rumball) - 1977/84
Basketball 3 Photos of Salisbury basketball teams from 1964/65 and 1965/66 sent in by John Head
Cross Country Photo of John Head from 1969
Just Posing Two photos of John Head
Field Trips Netherlands Field Trip 1968/69 - 3 photos from John Head
Rugby 3rd IV 1966/67 Team photo provided by John Head
Rugby 2nd XV 1968/69 Some of the missing names provided by John Head and Roger Garrard

 

31st October 2011

Page Additions/Changes
Prominent Ex Pupils Bill Atkins has noticed news of Michael Rice (57-64) in the Cambridge News

 

15th October 2011

Page Additions/Changes
New Hall Boarders May 1982 Stephen Barratt has provided some names for New Hall Boarders
Cavell Boarders 1982 Matthew Rochfort named by Stephen Barratt
Where Are They Now? Simon Stevens looking for Alex Haverson
Just Posing Norwich Boys from the 1960s sent in by Philip Wade

 

1st October 2011

Page Additions/Changes
Hethersett 2011 John Head has sent in photos from a mini reunion in Hethersett
The Four Js A mini reunion of the 'Four Js" from Miss Shepheard's class 1951-55
London 2011 A group from the Sixties Bunch met in London
Orchestra 1966 Hilary Weaver's name added to the photo and Ian Palmer's name confirmed
Where Are They Now? Stephen Clarke is looking for Maurice Jackson and Victor Kirk
Where Are They Now? John Sendall is looking for Robert Read

 

11th September 2011

Page Additions/Changes
2011 OW BBQ A photo of Olga, Joan and Jean of the 1955-56 Commercial Course
Orchestra 1966 David Eddy has sent in two names.
Where Are They Now? Andy Cox left in 1991 and is looking for some of his friends
Diamond Anniversary Ball An indoor and outdoor view of the Ball
Micro-Reunions A photo from Alan Wright from a 1970s get together in Norwich

 

1st September 2011

Page Additions/Changes
Diamond Anniversary Ball Photos of the Sixties Bunch at the Ball sent in by Philip Wade
OW BBQ Photos of the Sixties Bunch at the BBQ sent in by Philip Wade
OW Golf Day Report from Bob Rowell and photo of the winners
Kett Hall Seniors 1974 A few names sent in by David Lawther
U12 Rugby 1984/85 Michael Seaman has named himself in this photo
Norwich 1972 Names and news from Alan Metters

 

7th July 2011

Page Additions/Changes
Mini Reunions The Sixties Bunch in Brighton in April
Reunions Report and photos from the OW BBQ held on 2nd July
Sandy Morison Collection A collection of photos from the 1950s from Sandy Morison
In the Dorm Canterbury First-Years 1963
Chillin' in the House John Lines name added to a Canterbury 1963 photo
Houses 1960s A few names added to the Canterbury House photo from 1965
Commercial Course Photos from 1955/56 sent in by Joan Aldous (nee Quelch)
The Gallery A collection of site photographs taken in 1981 by Rosalind Willatts

 

15th June 2011

Page Additions/Changes
Old Wymondhamians BBQ List of those attending the OW BBQ on 2nd July

 

31st May 2011

Page Additions/Changes
Trail Blazer Day Link to 255 photos on the Kodak Gallery website
In Tray Some names on photos 5, 6, 41, 44, 45, 49 from Chris Collins

 

15th May 2011

Page Additions/Changes
Trail Blazer Day More photos of the day sent in by Joyce and Brian Pycroft.
Trail Blazer Day Photos of the day from David Spinks

 

30th April 2011

Page Additions/Changes
The Gondoliers

Photos and press cuttings sent in by Steve Hands.

News of Former Students

Steve Hands tells us what he has been up to.

Cricket Third XI 72 Phil Robinson has commented on the photo and provided more names.
Trail Blazer Day A few more photos sent in by Phil Robinson

 

15th April 2011

Page Additions/Changes
Trail Blazer Day Report of the Trail Blazer Day and photos kindly sent in by Jackie Isted (nee Gray)
PSA Quiz Night 2011 Photo of the victorious OW Quiz Team

 

31st March 2011

Page Additions/Changes
Productions 1950 - Twelth Night Photos from the Anne Drinkwater collection
Productions 1950 - Macbeth Photos from the Anne Drinkwater collection
Forms 1950s Grammar 3rd Form 1953 and General VI 1956 photos from the Anne Drinkwater collection
Houses North House 1955 photo from Anne Drinkwater
Posing 5 photos from Gloria MacDonald (nee Waller) 1956-63
Sport - Cricket Simon Perkins has sent in a photo of the 3rd XI from (we think) 1972
Trail Blazer Day A list of attendees for the 1951 Trail Blazer Day in April
Diamond Ball A list of attendees for the Diamond Ball in June

 

12th March 2011

Page Additions/Changes
Commercial Course 1951 Memories of the first and subsequent Commercial Courses at the College
AGM Minutes Minutes of the Old Wymondhamians AGM held on 5th February 2011
OW Committee Minutes Minutes of the Old Wymondhamians Committee Meeting held on 5th February 2011
In Tray Adam Kyriacou has supplied some more names for pictures 4 and 56 - if you recognise anyone else please do let us know.
1962/3 U15 Rugby Team Mike "Dinger" Bell has been in touch.

 

28th February 2011

Page Additions/Changes
Frank Seymour Collection Additional information from Bill Atkins
Where Are They Now? A revised list from the Sixties Bunch
News Page Postponement of Sixties Bunch weekend away

 

15th February 2011

Page Additions/Changes
Ann & Adrian Hoare Collection A few names supplied for photo 27 by Brendan Connal
Cavell 1994 A few names supplied by Brendan Connal
In Tray Brendan has also supplied some names on this set of photos - if you recognise anyone else please do let us know.

 

1st February 2011

Page Additions/Changes
Frank Seymour Collection Photos from 1955/56 kindly sent by Frank Seymour
School Productions Programme from 'The Boyfriend' in December 1984 kindly sent in by Frederick Appleby
News Page Revised date for Sixties Bunch weekend away
Spring Concert Details if you would like to take part in the 60th Anniversary Spring Concert

 

15th January 2011

Page Additions/Changes
OW AGM Date of the Old Wymondhamians AGM
Student News News of former Head Boy Shaun McKee

 

5th January 2011

Page Additions/Changes
Engineering Trip 1959 Confirmation of Richard Tonge in the photograph.
   

 

14th December 2010

Page Additions/Changes
Newsletter Link to the Old Wymondhamians Christmas E-Newsletter
1972 Kett and New Hall Photo Some names on the back row kindly sent in by Sue Poulsen

 

26th November 2010

Page Additions/Changes
Micro-Reunions Photo of a get-together from Caroline Harrison (Browne)
Micro-Reunions Two photos from the November 100 Club Draw
1972 Lincoln Cavell A few more names from Caroline Harrison (Browne)
News Page Advance warning of the Sixties Bunch Weekend Away
Hockey 1957/58 A photo of 1st XI Hockey team from 1957/58 from Janet Munro (Steward)
Magazines Link to the 1964 County Grammar School Magazine restored

 

31st October 2010

Page Additions/Changes
Larking About A few photos of Fry sixth formers from 1975/76.
News Page News of the Sixties Bunch Christmas Drinks Reunion
Reunions 1951 Joiners get together

 

15th October 2010

Page Additions/Changes
100 Club Update on the 100 Club from Phil Robinson
Nicknames An update on Misses Edwards and Wilson.
Student News An entry for Joseph Hayes, also see ShopArt on the News page.
News Page Changes still being made so please bear with me - work in progress!

30th September 2010

Page Additions/Changes
Old Wymondhamians Minutes of the committee meeting held on 11th September 2010
Nicknames Ian Hammond sent in some additions to the list of staff nicknames
News of Former Students Snippets on what former students are up to - more would be welcome
News Page Changes are being made but please bear with me - work in progress!

 

15th September 2010

Page Additions/Changes
USA Reunion 2010 Photos from Mike Herring of the reunion dinner held in Boston in July.
Future Reunions Dates for the diary for Reunions being held in 2011.
60th Anniversary Celebrations A leaflet showing events to celebrate the 60th Anniversary of the College
Pioneers (Guinea Pigs) The contact email for Mike Stacey has been updated.

 

31st August 2010

Page Additions/Changes
1972 Kett Hall/New Hall Photo Alan Wright's name removed (he is on the Fry/Peel photo from the same year!) and replaced with Jonathan Borrill
Lincoln 1978 Lots of names (back row and 2nd row) kindly supplied by Andrew Griffiths
East House Boys 1961 Update and correction of names on East House Boys photo 1961 kindly supplied by Mike Bell
Where are they now? Tony Foley's search for Delphine Coiley moved from News page

 

15th August 2010

Page Additions/Changes
Where are they now? Valerie Head (59-66) looking for old friends

 

30th July 2010

Page Additions/Changes
Royal Norfolk Show A photo from the Norfolk Show this year from Phil Robinson - any more will be gratefully received.
Old Wymondhamians List of Committee members brought up to date
Where are they now? Lesley Green (Harbottle) looking for Christopher Moore
Peter Nicholls Collection Some photos from the early 1960s taken by Peter Nicholls and sent in by Bob Cooke

 

30th June 2010

Page Additions/Changes
Cricket 2010 Report and photos from OW vs College Cricket Match in June
Golf Day 2010 Report and photos from 2010 Golf Day
School Productions Photo of Toad of Toad Hall from 1955 sent in by Ann Dennis (Craske)
Netball Junior netball photo from the early 1950s sent in by Dot Weston (Ducker)
Rugby 1960s CGS 1st XV probably 1965 sent in by Ken Brown
In Memoriam Norman Canty

 

15th June 2010

Page Additions/Changes
A 60s Miscellany Some more memories from David Hamilton
Ann & Adrian Hoare Collection A couple of names supplied by Ann Kirton (Scott) - photos 37 and 42
Notice Board Updated

 

31st May 2010

Page Additions/Changes
A 60s Miscellany Memories from David Hamilton
In Tray Brendan Connal has supplied some names for various photos
The College Orchestra 1966 Leslie Meredith's name supplied by Ken Brown
Old Wymondhamians Minutes of the committee meeting held on 15th May 2010
College Magazines 1955 Special Grammar School Edition supplied by John Kirkland
College Magazines 1964 and 1966 County Grammar School Magazines supplied by Ken Brown

 

15th May 2010

Page Additions/Changes
Noticeboard Updated and rearranged.
Prominent Ex Pupils Andie Harper's profile updated.
Teachers A-F Profile for Norman Canty, metalwork teacher, added
Doing Their Own Thing Contact details updated for Ladbrook UK
In Memoriam John Brown
Future Reunions Names of those attending Golf Day on 18th June and Bob Rowell contact details.

 

15th March 2010

Page Additions/Changes
Noticeboard Updated and various items moved to within the site.
Norwich 2009 60's Bunch Christmas Drinks report moved from News page
PSA Quiz Night Report and photos from Philip Wade
Prominent Ex Pupils Entry for Mark Strong updated with information from News page
Junior Choir 1966 Mike Hedley's name added (by Michael Rice)
France 1957 Some names supplied by David Rudd
In Memoriam Entries moved from News page
Where Are They Now Entry from Marcus Chapman updated

 

28th February 2010

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Noticeboard Updated.
Old Wymondhamians Minutes of the Committee meeting and AGM held on 6th February 2010.
Doing Their Own Thing A vacation rental company set up by Heather Bayer (Waddell).
Prominent Ex Pupils Entry for Nick Crane updated.
Junior Choir 1966 A few names supplied by Juliette Ruiz (Morgan 66-71).

15th February 2010

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Noticeboard Updated.
Kett & New Hall 1972 A correction made and new names supplied by Alasdair Symonds.

31st January 2010

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Noticeboard Updated.

16th January 2010

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2009 Golf Day Report of the 2009 Golf Day from Bob Rowell
2004 Reunion (50s/60s) Two more names added
Prominent Ex Pupils Mike Gascoyne and Jeffrey Engmann added
Where are they now? Some searches moved from the News page
In Memoriam David Dring added
Future Reunions A few dates for the diary for 2010

18th December 2009

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Houses - 1970s Peel and Fry 1972. More names added - thanks to Alan Wright.
Doing Their Own Thing A new company set up by Benedict Carter.

30th November 2009

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Contributors Names of recent contributors added.
Peel/Fry 1972 More names added - thanks to Norman Faircloth.
In Memoriam Epilepsy Research link added to Sharon Golledge's entry.
Cavell 1973 Alastair Hooper named.

15th November 2009

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Doing Their Own Thing Earthdeva.
NE Reunion 2009 Old Wymondhamians North East Reunion - Report and photos from Mike Herring
Peel/Fry 1972 A few more names added and confirmed.

30th October 2009

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In Memoriam Paul Richardson.
College Magazines A link to the College's 2009 on-line magazine.
Ann & Adrian Hoare Collection Several names for photo 36 from Marie Iryna Bush.
The Club A new page in the Our Memories section. Thanks to Maggy Smith and David Spinks for their contributions. More needed!

15th October 2009

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Art The Old Wymondhamian Plinther.
Old Wymondhamians Minutes of the Committee meeting held on 10th October 2009.

3rd October 2009

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Taverham 2009 The Sixties Bunch 60th Birthday Reunion at the Wensum Valley Hotel & Country Club - report and 23 photos from Philip Wade.
Just Posing 1960s - 4 lads off to play cricket c1963.  Thanks to Phil Robinson for the photo.
The Cricket Pavilion Story Spectators in front of the pavilion in the early Sixties; another snap from Phil Robinson.
In Memoriam Vivienne Holby and John Barker remembered.
Family Trees The Early Days - memories of Easton students provided by Bill Wheeler in New Zealand.
2009 Reunion Names to faces for photo 4 from David Spinks.
Rugby 1980s Onwards Thanks to Marcus Chapman for these:
a. 1st XV 1988/89 - all the rest of the names.
b. 1st XV 1988/89 in action - College faces identified.
Memorabilia Fruit Bowl - updated comment from David Spinks.

15th September 2009

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Looking Back 'Reflections After 42 Years' from George Zajicek.  Thanks George.
2009 Reunion Photo of five former Cavell girls (1986-1991) supplied by Adrian and Anne Hoare.
1957 whole-school photo Further details from a regular correspondent who prefers to remain anonymous (but there are a few clues!).
College Trips Paris 1954 - an updated and illustrated report in PDF document form, from David Spinks.

31st August 2009

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Micro-reunions (Batch 3) Girls reunited at the wedding of Georgina Norman; thanks to Anne Richardson (Warner) for the photo.
2009 Reunion Half a dozen photos from this year's event.
1957 whole-school photo A message from Charlie (Julian Smith) about his brother Derek who is featured on the photo.
Kett & New Hall 1972 More names kindly supplied by Mike Joy.
Domestic Science Class Tentatively dated to 1974 by Sue Baxter (Moir) .... can you confirm?
1990s Productions Daisy Pulls It Off - David Smith confirms that the photos are not from the 1993 production.  Please take a look to see if you can shed more light ....

15th August 2009

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Future Reunions Details of the NE England event at the end of October.
Topography (Interiors) Workshops - Mixed woodwork class:  Feedback gratefully received from Moira Greenlee and Jacky McClaren (Green).

31st July 2009

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College Trips 1960s - Göttingen Exchange 1963 - a group photo sent in by Jackie Dyer (nee Pratt).
Fancy Dress Balls Names provided for the photo of Wells Fancy Dress 1965 from Jackie Dyer.
Emergency Training Colleges A photo from 1950 provided by Andy Seeley via Chris Bowers (Tech Teacher) .
Topography (Interiors) Workshops - two 'mixed class' Wood Workshop photos from the 1960s, provided by Andy Seeley.  Please help to pin down the date!
Ann & Adrian Hoare Collection Several names for photos 22 and 24, plus a date correction for photo 28, thanks to Marcus Chapman.
Gloucester House 1963 A note from Jim Robb ... who was once mistaken for Ken Bowman ....

18th July 2009

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Micro-reunions Batch 3 Oxford 2009.  Thanks to Geoff Lewis for the report and photo.

30th June 2009

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In Memoriam Bob Norton.
The Garden Postscript 4 - a further update on the garden construction from Rebecca Davis.
Teachers A-F Marjorie Colls - added a recent photo (previously on the Notice Board).

15th June 2009

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The In Tray Details for photos 60, 62 and 64 (plus Stewart Kelly identified in photo 46) thanks to David Smith.
Prominent Ex-pupils Paul Flattery - entry updated (thanks to Charles Warriner for the spur).

31st May 2009

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Newsletters & Forms The 2009 Newsletter. Includes forms for the 2009 reunion booking, OW registration and the 100 Club.
Past Reunions Mini-reunions - The Sixties Bunch do Paris.
Old Wymondhamians Minutes of the Committee meeting held on 16th May 2009.
College Trips 1960s - Göttingen Exchange 1960 - a photo of some of the girls at the beach during the following summer, thanks to Maureen Powles (nee Mason).
In Memoriam Nick Hughes remembered.
1970s Houses Peel Hall 1978 - a few more names thanks to Jenny Hartley (Perryman).

26th April 2009

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Notice Board Photos of Miss Colls, thanks to Dorothy Pymer (Mann), and a recent 100 Club draw, thanks to Phil Robinson.
1970s Houses Kett/New 1972 - a new name (his own) and a correction (Mark Morgan vice Adrian Hancy) from Andrew Hauschild.

29th March 2009

Nothing new this time round, except for the Notice Board amendments and the start of revisions around the place to reflect change of 'ownership.'

28th February 2009

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Mobile Oz Reunion 2003 Three more photos from Mike Herring.

15th February 2009

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Old Wymondhamians Minutes of the Committee meeting held 7th February 2009.
Future Reunions a. 2009 reunion - maybe!
b.  The Sixties Bunch do Europe.
1970s Houses a.  Kett/New 1972 - 12 more names + corrections from Richard Wilson.
b.  Peel 1978 - 6 more names from Nigel Clarke and 24 from Ben Carter.
In Memoriam Peter LeGrice.

31st January 2009

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1950s Athletics 1957 track events - many more names thanks to Bob Blasby (who was there and competing).
Nissen Hut Model Project Alan Sidell remembers the bog paper!
1970s Houses Peel 1978 - Nine more names thanks to Andrew Smart who also (above and beyond the call of duty) kindly tabulated all the names.  EXCELlent!

15th January 2009

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1950s Athletics 1957 track events - Dennis Hanwell identified on 2 photos (thanks to Bob Rowell).
Rugby - 1950s Thanks also to Bob Rowell for additional names on:
a.  Under 15 XV 1956/57.
b.  2nd XV 1957/58.
Hockey - 1950s 1st XI 1955/56 - Jill Taylor and Ann Metcalfe identified by Bob Rowell.

College Marriages

John Waterman & Rose Wilkie.

1970s Houses Kett 1978 - three more names thanks to Mandy Bradshaw (Norrish).
Doing their own thing Removed Haughside Cottage - Miles and Eileen Baron have now retired.

31st December 2008

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1970s Houses Kett/New 1972 - another 26 names thanks to David Cook.
In Memoriam Leo Barnes.
Future Reunions The 60s Bunch 60th Birthday Bash.
Rugby - 1950s Thanks to John (TJ) Duffy for these photos (and names):
a.  Under 15 XV 1956/57.
b.  2nd XV 1957/58.
c.  2nd XV 1958/59.

15th December 2008

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1970s Houses a. Kett/New 1972 - another 6 names thanks to Kevin Sanders.
b. Peel 1978 - another 26 names thanks to CJ Burton.
1950s Productions Midsummer Night's Dream - 8 photos of this 1957 production from Philip Wade (who has no idea how his parents came to have them - or the athletics photos below!).
1950s Athletics 1957 track events - three new photos of the 1957 sports day from Philip Wade plus one moved from elsewhere.
Productions - 1990s Daisy Pulls It Off - seven photos, but it's not certain if they relate to the 1993 production or one staged in later years. Do you know?
Construction & Demolition 1990s - photo of the Morgue (later the technical drawing office) about to be demolished.
The In Tray Another 16 photos of sports teams from the late 1980s/early 1990s.  There are lots of faces to be identified!
College Trips 1980s - The Walk; 15 miles along Peddars Way in October 1988. 51 photos.  Were you there?

30th November 2008

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Melbourne 2008 Names for the photos from Joan Thomson (Woodbridge) and a report from Mike Herring.
1970s Houses Lincoln/Cavell 1972 - another 10 names thanks to Jenni Butler (Last).
Old Wymondhamians Minutes of the AGM and Committee meeting held 15th November 2008.
Pre-history 20th Century - World War 2. Added two PDF documents containing some of the information and photos that were previously contained on a (now defunct) Wymondham Heritage web site.
College Marriages Richard Long and Miss Wigham (1960s).  Information supplied by one who prefers to remain anonymous.

15th November 2008

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1970s Houses Peel/Fry 1972 - several corrections and 3 more names from Moira Scott (Greenlee) - thanks M.
Nissen Hut Model Another counterpane photo, thanks to David Spinks.
College Marriages John Dyer & Lorelie Kentish, Mike Weaver & Sue Littlewood, Richard Powell & Diane Shepheard. We're grateful to Jackie Glenn for these.
Melbourne 2008 21 photos of the recent reunion in Oz from Joan Thomson (Woodbridge) via Mike Herring. Names and a report to follow.
The Garden A further update on the garden revival from Rebecca Davis.

31st October 2008

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1970s Houses a. Thanks to efforts above and beyond the call of duty by Phil Robinson and Norman Faircloth, hundreds of names have been added to the 1972 panoramic photos.  Please help to fill in the gaps by sending names together with the related row and position number.  [4th rows were a nightmare and the staff (bless 'em) decided to play musical chairs. What's there needs a sanity check as I was starting to lose mine .....! - Ed.]
b. Cavell 1978 - Another 22 names from Julie Espley (Roberts) ... thanks Julie!
Prominent Ex-pupils Gary O'Shea & Stephen Bishop.
Topography - the Halls A view of the Lincoln Extension courtyard.
Morley Mall Internet Shopping - updated earnings to end of September.

15th October 2008

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1970s Houses a. Peel & Fry panoramic photo (1972) - 20 more names from Sue Baxter (Muir).
b. Salisbury House 1972 - Thanks to Colin Leaford and Norman Faircloth for pointing out errors - now corrected (hopefully).
c. Cavell 1978 - apologies to Dr Steve Kirk.  The additional 10 names he sent in for this photo failed to appear back in August as a result of difficulties we've been having with file transfer software.  Now sorted.
CCF, Scouts & Guides RAF Section 1975 - 5 more names from Tony 'George' Best.
Aerial Photos Two new photos taken at the end of last summer and this year. They were kindly sent to us by Mrs Rebecca Davis, geography teacher and Assistant Head of Lincoln Hall.
The Garden A brief update on the garden revival from Rebecca Davis.

30th September 2008

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1970s Houses a. Peel & Fry panoramic photo (1972) - 19 more names from Lois Le Lion (Pearce) and 17 from Tim Ward - great work!
b. Salisbury House 1972 - name correction (Chris Parnham vice Ian Connelly) thanks to Moira Scott (Greenlee).
Sickbay Penicillin memories from Derek Buckingham.
The In-tray Photo 46 - identified as Soccer 1st XI 1993/94 by the then-goalkeeper David Smith, who also provided most of the names.
1990s Hockey 2nd XI 1993/94 - Sammi Saul identified by David Smith, who writes: "I paid attention to this picture as Nikki Fowlie and I were married in 2002 (and had our first baby 8 weeks ago)!"
Micro-reunions Batch 3 A group of 1965 starters meet in Oxford.  Thanks to Geoff Lewis for the photo and details.

15th September 2008

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1970s Houses Peel & Fry panoramic photo (1972) - more names received gratefully from Kevin Sanders, Lois Le Lion (Pearce) and Alan Wright ... bringing the total to approx 80.
Doing Their Own Thing Xpose Art - Erotic art by Alan Wright.
Houses - 1950s West House Boys 1955 - 4 more names from Joyce Pycroft (Daniels).
Rock & Roll 1950s - The Timms Brothers, 1960s - The College Jazzmen.  Brian Timms remembers those far-off days and has sent 3 photos featuring himself and brother Paul.
Micro-reunions Batch 3 Jenny Talton (Sayer), Jacky Hearle (Savage) and Joyce Pycroft (Daniels) get together .... 54 years on.
Old Wymondhamians Minutes of the Committee meeting held 6th September 2008.

31st August 2008

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The Garden Postscript 2 - new life for an old plot.
50s Miscellany Memories of a 1950s Commercial course from Joan Aldous.
1970s Houses Peel & Fry panoramic photo (1972) - Kevin Sanders has made a first stab at identifying faces.  Your turn!

15th August 2008

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Future Reunions The Principal's visit to Australia - details of a reunion dinner in Melbourne on 22nd October.
Recordings Three Bone Idols tracks recorded at Earlham High in June 1990.  Thanks to Richard Barnes for these.  More band recordings wanted!
Prominent ex-Pupils Adam Rayner - updated contact details for the Lavender Hill Mob Theatre Company.
1970s Houses Cavell 1978 - another 10 names from Steve Kirk.
The In-tray Another 19 fairly recent photos that need to be identified.

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