What is AROPS

AROPS is open to representatives of all school alumni societies and provides a forum for the exchange of views and the sharing of experiences in running alumni organisations.

Members represent a wide range from small prep schools to the top UK public schools.


Become a Member

Don’t miss out! New members are always welcome. Click here for membership details



We’re delighted to announce that The SDS Group (Education & Heritage) will be our lead sponsor at this year’s conference and will be taking an exhibition stand at St Dunstan's College where you can chat to them about their digital archiving solutions.

Visit their websites sds-heritage.co.uk and sds-group.co.uk and click here for more details.



We also welcome ToucanTech as a sponsor of this year's conference and they will be taking an exhibition stand at the conference.

A beautiful all-in-one community and database software. Synched with social media and combining a CRM, email, fundraising, news, events, shop, mentoring and more, it’s a complete solution at an affordable price.

Visit their website toucantech.com for more details.


The SDS Group (Education & Heritage) has a wide range of ICT services all centred around the scanning and indexing of rare, precious & confidential document archives with full search and retrieval database solutions via websites. We specialise in the digitation of school heritage records including magazines, registers, RollofHonour, photographs, architectural plans & drama/concert programmes. We also digitise every type of administrative document that flows through a school including student/staff/bursar/estates and Governor’s Minutes.

Every system/solution and website is bespoke and designed to individual requirements and always within the corporate identity of the school.

We are now working with over 250 independent schools (inc. Eton, Harrow, Rugby, Charterhouse). Our corporate clients include Oxford University, BBC, John Lewis Partnership, NEXT, ORACLE and British Museum/Library.


Mark Coleman, Founder and Group Managing Director
The SDS Group (Education & Heritage)
Hello House, 135 Somerford Road, Christchurch, Dorset BH23 3PY
01202 496513, 01425 621262 or 07767 305777
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  Websites: www.sds-heritage.co.uk www.sds-group.co.uk www.sds-education.co.uk

Forthcoming Events

22 February 2018

South Networking - Royal School Haslemere

13 March 2018

London Networking - St Benedict’s, Ealing W5

5 June 2018

Midlands Networking - Ratcliffe College, Leicestershire  

7 June 2018

London Networking - St Paul's, Barnes, London SW13 9JT

21 June 2018

South West Networking - Millfield, Somerset

26 June 2018

Northern Networking - Bootham School, York

10 October 2018

East Region Networking - The Leys School, Cambridge


Other meetings are currently being arranged, please check back for latest news


2018 Annual Conference 

14 April 2018, St Dunstan's College, London SE6  4TY


Regional meetings are also open to non-members