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.


Booking now open


The 2019 AROPS Annual Conference will be held at Magdalen College School, Oxford on Saturday 11 May 2019.

Our theme for the day will be


Navigating Change: The Future of Alumni Societies.


We are delighted that the Conference will start with a presentation from Shaun Fenton, who is Headmaster of Reigate Grammar School and currently Chair of The Headmasters' and Headmistresses' Conference (HMC), as he enlightens us with how Heads and Senior Leadership Teams view the role of alumni societies in today's independent schools.

Further sessions will look our ways of engaging your alumni, making use of and building your archives and re-thinking the use of surveys to make your membership offerings relevant.

An invitation booklet can be viewed here and a manual booking form downloaded here.

To Register and Pay please book using the link http://bit.ly/AROPSConference2019

Forthcoming Events



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

Regional Networking meetings are also open to non-members


2019 Annual General Meeting

10 October 2019, Queen's Gate School, London