Take a trip down memory lane to Wymondham College in the 1960s
- Credit: Archant Library
Today we are winding back the clock and visiting Wymondham College in the 1960s – a period of growth and development in the school's early days.
The site had been a 9-hole golf course in the village of Morley until 1943. It became a hospital for the US Air Force until 1945 and then a training camp for the Royal Norfolk Regiment.
Pioneering youngsters first stepped into Wymondham College in 1951 when a pilot course of 60 children, aged 12 and 13, began a new chapter at their new school - and home.
In the 1960s the school upgraded and modernised its facilities to accommodate a larger student population.
Dormitories and classrooms in Second World War Nissen huts, heated by a single heated water pipe down one side, were joined by dedicated boarding houses, a new sports complex and more shared communal spaces.
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Please enjoy these old photos from the EDP archive of Wymondham College in the 1960s.
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