"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 Old Wymondhamians 100 Club draw was carried out at The George & Dragon at Wereham and this month’s winners were:-

Mervyn Taylor  [former pupil and member of staff] – resident of Leamington Spa


Mike Comber – resident of Bridford, Exeter

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

We had a good turn out. Steve and I were joined by Steven Bishop, Jon Tolley, Beverly Sennett [Millard] and husband Richard, Alan Dean, Colin Leaford, Heather Gill, Liz Bishop [Sasada] and Neil Bishop.

Despite being a bit off the beaten track, the George & Dragon was quite busy, seemingly with the local farming and agricultural fraternity, judging by the muddy 4x 4’s outside! 

JUNE “STAR” DRAW – at the OW Golf Supper at Dunston Hall Hotel on the outskirts of Norwich on Friday 5th July 2019. If you would like to attend the supper in the evening [or even join the golfing party], please contact Bob Rowell for details :- bob.e.rowell@outlook.com

Hope to see some of you there.

Best Regards,

Phil Robinson

OW 100 club administrator - Philrobinson55@btinternet.com


Dates for future OW 100 Club draws:

JULY DRAW – on Wednesday 24th July 2019 at The Three Horseshoes at Warham – just inland from Wells-next-the Sea. This will be our annual trip to the North Norfolk coast. Hopefully this advance warning will enable people to, perhaps, arrange a day at the seaside and join us in the evening! http://warhamhorseshoes.co.uk/

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


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





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June Update



Derek Robson

We have heard that Derek Robson has recently passed away. Derek was a member of the college teaching staff in the early 1960s and went on to become a long serving Headmaster of Culford School. We are unsure of the era that Derek was at the College but the 1962 magazine mentions that he had married Miss Moss and the 1972 magazine states that he had been appointed Headmaster at Culford.

A couple of obituaries can be found on these websites:-



and Adrian Dubock and Alan McIvor Dean have sent in their memories which can be seen here.

Thanks to Kate Hallett [nee Bowden] for getting in touch to relay this sad news.

Sixties Bunch

The 60’s Bunch were in Newcastle in April and photos can be seen here.

 ‘Summer Drinks this year will be on Tuesday 9th July at The Dickens Inn, 50 St Katherine’s Way, St Katherines’s Dock. London, E1W 1LA – meet from noon – hopefully nice weather so we can sit outside’. Philip Wade


College News

The College has retained its Outstanding rating from Ofsted. Click on the following link for more details.




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.



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