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 sponsoring this year’s conference and will be taking an exhibition stand at Prior Park 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.




   Peter Jakobek   


   (Old Bristolians)





   Bill Gillen


   (Old Arnoldian and Old Instonian Associations)






   Keith Balkham


   (KGS Friends)

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   Andrew Day


   (Old Kingstonian Association)






   Hannah Thackwray


   (Queen's Gate School)





Committee Members



   Tracey Ahmet

   (The Rugbeians Society)







   George Bunting

   (The Wellensian Association)







   Jan Butler

   Regional Meetings Co-ordinator

   (Old Coventrians)






   Tim Cunis

   (Old Pauline Club)







   Jill Dixon              

   (City of London OGA)







   Ken Hodcroft

   (The Old Novocastrians’ Association) Co-opted







   Fiona Meredith

   (Malvern St James OGA)







   Jane Pendry

   (The Dragon School)







   Anthony Phillips               

   (The Lancing Club)







   Caroline Scallon                

   (Royal School Association)







   Quentin Seymour-Smith

   (Old Decanian & Old Millfieldian Societies)







   Jackie Tarrant-Barton

   (Old Etonian Association) Co-opted









   Margaret Carter-Pegg   

   Vice-President and former President

   (Old Crohamians’ Association)






   Guy Cliff


   (Old Silcoatians’ Association)






   Michael Freegard             


   (Associate Member)






   John Kidd

   Vice President







   Trish Woodhouse








   Tim Neale

   Vice-President - Acting Treasurer

   (Radleian Society)






Forthcoming Events

9 November 2017

South West Networking, Bristol Grammar School

13 November 2017

North East London: Forest School, London, E17 3PY


2018 Annual Conference 

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


Regional meetings are also open to non-members