ORA AGM 2018

The ORA AGM 2018 was held on Monday 19 February at the Caledonian Club, London SW1. There was an excellent attendance. The minutes for the 2018 AGM can be viewed by clicking the link below:

2018 ORA AGM MinutesThe AGM was followed by a Prosecco Reception and Hot Buffet Supper for 50.  Oliver Blond, Headmaster attended as a guest of the ORA.  Lavender Patten, President of Council and Anne Whitaker, Chairman of Council, together with others from the School, were also present.  It was a great and convivial evening, enjoyed by everybody.

ORA Committee


Ginny Stephen – President
Erica Faircloth – Treasurer
Lois Johnson – Membership Secretary and Vice President
Mary Henderson – Vice President
Robyn Crabbe – Editor of the 2017 OR Magazine
Gillie Smellie – Editor of 2016 OR Magazine
Harriet Scott – Events


OR Scholarship Fund Trustees (ex officio):
Emma Smellie
Wendy Challen


Regional Representatives:

Channel Islands - Louise Cotton

Susan Ryan - USA and Canada


If you are interested in becoming a regional representative for your region, please get in touch with the school alumnae office by emailing alumnae@roedean.co.uk.


The Aims of the Old Roedeanians’ Association (the ORA):


-     To keep alive the spirit imbued by the Founders of the School.

-     To uphold the reputation of the School.

-     To provide support and assistance to the School.

-     To provide a link between Old Roedeanians and the School and each other.

-     To support the Old Roedeanians' Scholarship Fund.

-     To sustain ORs' interest in the School and in the Old Roedeanians’ Association by:

            -  Maintaining a list of ORA members and their addresses and other appropriate details.

            -  Holding reunions and social events.


The ORA is a member of the AROPS (Association for Alumni Societies)


Membership of the ORA


Membership of the Old Roedeanians' Association is open to any girl who has been a pupil at Roedean for at least two years.

A database of members’ details is maintained by  Roedean School.


The OR Magazine


For a glossy look back at the activites of the year and to keep in touch with ORA news including successes, graduations, engagements, marriages, births and reunions.  You can email your contributions to the ORA magazine editors at magazine-editor@oldroedeanians.co.uk.


The 2017 issue of the ORA Magazine is shortly to be published. Those who have subscribed will receive their copy in the post. Those who would like to subscribe, or receive a single copy, please contact the ORA Membership Secretary, Lois Johnson.


Subscribing to the annual magazine

To subscribe or renew your magazine subscription, please place your order on the Roedean Community Network via PayPal.

Subscribe here

If you prefer to send a cheque, please contact Lois Johnson, ORA Membership Secretary for an order form. 


Important Notice:


ORA Facebook is pleased to say that the Alumnae Office has now joined the ORA Facebook page. They are a Moderator, together with Ginny Stephen and Lois Johnson. Lois is also the Administrator. Please note the rules for posting on Facebook.

If there are any problems on Facebook, please contact one of the following:

Ginny: president@oldroedeanians.co.uk

Lois: membership-secretary@oldroedeanians.co.uk

Mark, Grace and Harriet: alumnae@roedean.co.uk