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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:15th August 2019
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100 Club

The July Old Wymondhamians 100 Club draw was carried out at The Three Horseshoes at Warham and this month’s winners were:-

Josephine Tibbenham [Steggles] - resident of Weybread near Diss

Philip Robinson - resident of Fair Green, King’s Lynn

Cheques in the sum of £55.00 have been distributed (in my case there will be no need for postage!).

The draw was kindly carried out by Neil Bishop.

Steve and I were joined by Jon Tolley, Liz Bishop [Sasada], Neil Bishop, Colin Farrington and one debutant, Norman Faircloth. 

It was nice to be able to sit in the beer garden as the attached photo shows. The Three Horseshoes has changed hands and since my last visit been upgraded with revised entrances and new accommodation. A nice venue away from the “madness” of Wells in the summer months! 

AUGUST DRAW – on Wednesday 21st August 2019 at The Boundary Public House in Norwich [just off the inner ring road on the airport side of Norwich].

https://boundarypublichouse-norwich.craftunionpubs.com/

The Boundary is run by Jonathan Childs, who is an Old Wymondhamian.

Hope to see some of you there.

Best Regards,

Phil Robinson

OW 100 club administrator - Philrobinson55@btinternet.com

 

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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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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!  
     

 

 

 

 

 

 

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.

 

 

August Update

 

Chris Sayer

We have received the sad news that Chris Sayer passed away on August 10th. The following is taken from the EDP:

"Chris Sayer, of Little Ellingham, peacefully on August 10th, with his family at his side, aged 73 years. Devoted husband to Steve, father and grandpa. The funeral service will take place on Wednesday, August 21st at 2.30p.m. at Breckland Crematorium, Scoulton. Family flowers only, donations for Cancer Research UK or the National Kidney Federation may be given at the service or sent c/o W C Littleproud and Son, Family Funeral Directors, Hale Road, Bradenham, IP25 7RA"

Chris taught at WC for 37 years and was housemaster for many of those. Ann and Adrian Hoare have put together a short tribute to him which can be read here. If you have memories of Chris that you would like to share we would be happy to pass them onto his family. Please email them to julie@wcremembered.co.uk.

 

OW Golf Day

A very successful Golf Day was held at Dunston Hall in Norfolk on 5th July and Bob's report can be seen here.

 



 


 

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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.

 

 

 

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