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We have been asked to create a page of Special Interest Articles for some members who find it difficult to search the site. This page is Under Construction in the Main Menu and will be coming soon. – Webmaster


The society archivists, Barrie Sheard, Andrew Polkey and Maurice Cass are constantly updating members with news and information about the school and associated matters. These reports are published on this site and can be found in Archivists Reports in the main menu or by clicking the picture to the right.
We hope you enjoy reading the reports which contain some very interesting facts and memories of days gone by.

Remembrance Day Service 2019

Our Annual Service of Remembrance was held on Sunday 10th November 2019 at the War Memorial at St. Helens House. There was a healthy turn out of ODs and guests including representatives from Derby Grammar School and some parents, which helped to make the service...

Life & Times at 10 Downing Street

Date and Time 14 November 2019 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm Location Derby Grammar School, Rykneld Road, Littleover , DE23 4BX The David Walker Memorial Lecture The Old Derbeian Society are proud to announce Jimmy McLoughlin as the special guest delivering the annual David...

Class of 1950 Reunion 2019

Report of the meeting held at The Five Lamps on Tuesday 17th September 2019 On this occasion 10 of the group made the meeting (That is 9 from the class of 1950 plus Barrie Sheard – our adopted friend and the OD Archivist.) The meeting was totally informal and we all...

We are now on Twitter

Great news - The society is now on Twitter - so for those that can, and indeed want to, you can tweet and follow The Society at @OldDerbeians We will endeavour to follow relevant twitter sites that bring you local news and information together with interesting...


We are updating our database of members and need to know if we have all your contact details. In the future, we will only be sending out newsletters and information by email, not direct mailing, so it's important that we have your email address. You can check the details we hold for you within the members area.

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