"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: 4th October 2019
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100 Club

The September Old Wymondhamians 100 Club draw was carried out at The Ploughshare at Beeston and this month’s winners were:-

Bob Brown - resident of West Hunsbury, Northampton

Bob Rowell - resident of Matlock, Derbyshire 

Cheques in the sum of £55 have been distributed.

Steve and I were joined by Beverly Sennett [Millard] and daughter Elizabeth, Sandra Howard, Jon Tolley, David Howard and wife Geraldine, Jennie Foster [Clarke], Liz Bishop [Sasada] and Neil Bishop. David kindly carried out the draw for us.  

The reopening of The Ploughshare seems to have exceeded expectation and was well frequented for a Wednesday evening. Although off the beaten track to a certain degree, it is worth searching out when passing through the area.

The October draw will be carried out on Wednesday 23rd October 2019 at The New Inn at Hockwold cum Wilton near Brandon & Lakenheath [seemingly as close to the Norfolk/Suffolk border as you can get!] at 8.00pm


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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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.




October Update



OW Travel Award

Last year the OW Travel Award was given to Imogen Dixon who was spending a year in Chile volunteering with Project Trust. We have received a letter from Imogen with her report:

"Attached is my report for my year volunteering and working in Chile. I hope it provides an insight to my year in Santiago and the highlights working in the school.  Once again, I would like to say a massive thank you to the Old Wymondhamians for awarding me the travel grant. This has been one of the most important and transformative years of my life and I am incredibly grateful that you helped me experience this."


Click on the following link to read Imogen's report:



Sixties Bunch

 ‘Xmas drinks this year will be on Thursday 12th December at the Queen of Iceni on Riverside, Wherry Road, Norwich from 12 noon. The pub is just 300 yards from the Railway Station towards Carrow Road. Everyone welcome.' Philip Wade




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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

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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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