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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: 28th April 2018
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100 Club

The April Old Wymondhamians 100 Club draw was carried out at The Bell at Denver and this month’s winners were:-

Beverly Sennett [nee Millard] - resident of Threxton near Watton

Josephine Tibbenham [nee Steggles] - resident of Weybread near Diss

Cheques, in the sum of £55.00, will be dispatched shortly 

For the first time in nearly 15 years of carrying out the OW 100 Club draws, I was unable to attend last nights gathering due to being in the post operative recovery phase after a hernia procedure last Saturday. Instead of an expected 3 month wait for the operation, it was 3 weeks from my consultation and only a weeks notice. So no complaints about the NHS from me! Thus Steve has written a brief draw report:-

Attendees:  Steve Read, Jennie Foster, Chris Parnham, Alan McIvor-Dean and Stephen Pettitt (Salisbury/Fry 1969-76). The draw was made by Alan McIvor-Dean. On a quiet Wednesday evening there were a couple dining, a handful of locals coming and going throughout the evening and our table making most of the noise reminiscing over days gone by at WC!  The two draft beers on offer were Green King IPA and Trawlerboys from Green Jack Brewery. I tried both and they were most acceptable. Mark:  8/10.

The May 2018 OW 100 Club draw will be held at The Crown Inn in Pulham Market  on Wednesday 30th May 2018 at 8.00pm  Having dragged Steve over to my side of the county this month, for May we will be visiting his local!  

Hope to see some of you there.

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

 
     

 

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!  
     

 

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.

 

 

 

April Update

 

OW Golf Day - Friday 6th July 2018 - 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 be great to be joined by any new faces.

Phil and Steve will also be carrying out the OW 100 Club June Star Draw.

If you would like to attend for the golf, dinner or both please contact Bob: bob.e.rowell@outlook.com or 01629 582220/07710 229126


50 Years on Reunion - August 2018

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 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 in attending please contact Mike at michael.comber42@btinternet.com


 

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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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