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.

Trent College - 22 June 2017

Do join us at Trent College on 22 June where the Old Tridents' Society will be hosts at Trent College, Long Eaton, NG10 4AD. Click here for further information.

Non members are also welcome.



Rugby School - 26 April 2017

Do join us at Rugby School on 26 April where the Rugbeian Society will be hosts at The Collingwood Centre, Barby Road, Rugby CV22 5EH  Click here for further information.

Non members will also be very welcome.




King Edward’s School, Birmingham on Monday 29 February 2016

The Midlands Region leapt into the new year with a very successful meeting at King Edward’s School where topics included friendraising and fundraising, ideas for events, mentoring and constitutions. Click here for the full report.



The Dragon School, Oxford on 18 November 2015

Report to follow shortly.


King Henry Awaits

The Midlands Region met on 21 April 2015 at King Henry VIII School in Coventry and discussed such topics as:

  • How to contact lapsed members
  • Insurance and disclaimers
  • Issues around publishing photos of children
  • Best use of social media
  • Women’s hockey alumni tournament
  • Ideas for events

Click here for the full report 


The 2014 Midlands Region meeting at King Henry VIII School included discussion on:

·         Appropriate titles for positions in alumni organisations

·         Personnel resources allocated to alumni organisations

·         Careers Fairs

·         Apps

·         Online archive tools

Click here for the full report




The 2013 meeting was also hosted by the Old Coventrians at King Henry VIII School. Click here for the report.


If your society would be interested in hosting a regional meeting, please get in touch with Jan Butler at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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