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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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100 Club

The August OW 100 Club draw was carried out at The Gate in Fair Green and this month’s winners were:-

Ev Walker [nee Hutchcraft] – resident of Abingdon

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John Head - resident of Hethersett

Cheques in the sum of £55.00 each are on their way.

Steve and I were joined by Simon Turtle, Jennie Foster [Clarke], Kevin Emmerson, Neil and Liz [Sasada] Bishop and a newcomer, Richard [Dick] Owen and his wife Ma. Liz drew the numbers for us. Unfortunately by the time the photo was taken, Dick and Ma had departed. Dick was in Salisbury in the early 1960’s and now lives in Dersingham. More of the usual banter and reminiscences of long ago antics from our time at Wycol ensued.

All being well, the September OW 100 Club draw will be held at The Old Bell in Saham Toney near Watton on Wednesday 23rd September 2020 at 8.00pm.    This was where the March draw was supposed to take place before Covid 19 changed everything.  

Stay safe everyone and I hope to see some of you in September.  

Cheers,

Phil Robinson

OW 100 club administrator - Philrobinson55@btinternet.com

 

P.S.   I have been made aware of a revitalised Facebook page recently renamed “Wymondham College Alumni” which has lots of interesting comments and reminicences:- https://www.facebook.com/groups/1532014457127574

It’s a “Private Group” so you might need to be “approved” by a current member.

 

P.P.S Just a reminder that the “The Chapel Project” appeal was launched with the aim of preserving the last remaining Nissen hut at the college. The Old Wymondhamians have made a substantial donation to this cause although it doesn’t show up on this “running total” page.

https://donatemyschool.com/project/page/wymondhamcollege?page=1&per-page=10 

More details can be seen at here:- https://www.wymondhamcollege.org/404/news/post/41/the-chapel-project

 

If any of the above links do not work, please copy and paste into your browser.  Ed.

 

 WyCol Analogy from one of our number. Written before they closed the pubs!

I suspect that we might all be gated for some while yet. The headmaster has spoken, and the housemasters are starting to get cross. Tuck shop is shut, or at least has no more sweets. The milkman has plenty of stock apparently, but not visiting anymore – and the sick bay is not taking any customers unless approved by matron. Kinda reminds me of the meningitis epidemic when I were a lad at school!!  KEEP SAFE

 

 

 
 

 

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.

 

 

 

September Update

 What's New

If anyone has any news I would love to include it here!  Email me at julie@wcremembered.co.uk

 

 

 

OW Golf Day and Reunion 2021

A note from Bob:

"Following the cancellation of this year's Golf Day and Reunion, my hotel contacts have been very understanding and helpful and I have provisionally rebooked for the first weekend in July next year.  2021 is the 70th Anniversary of the founding of the College and we hope there will be some event at the College to which we are invited.  My hotel contact is aware of this and when we have confirmation of a date it will hopefully enable us to rearrange the date of our Golf Day and Reunion if necessary.  You will recall it was the 50th Anniversary in 2001 when we had our first Golf Day and Reunion.     

Best Wishes - keep safe, Bob" 

   

 

 


 

 

 

 

 



 


 

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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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