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.

Manchester Local Networking Meeting - Tuesday 3 October 2017

We are delighted to be travelling to Manchester on Tuesday 3 October for a local networking meeting for alumni representatives from Associations that are within travelling distance of Manchester. The meeting on this occasion will not be held in a local school but in the Manchester Friends Meeting House, Mount Street, M2 5NS.

Non members are welcome to attend.

Further details and the invitation can be downloaded here.



Merchant Taylors’ Girls’ School, Crosby, Liverpool – Wednesday 15 March 2017

Twenty members joined us at Merchant Taylors' Girls' School for a lively discussion which included Data Protection rules coming into force in 2018, engaging with recent leavers and the southern bias of AROPS membership.

Click here for details of discussions.




The first North Region meeting was held on 20 June 2013 at Pocklington School, York and including a lively debate on such topics as data protection, constitutions and committees and friend-raising versus fund-raising. 

Please click here for a pdf of the minutes



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