Joining the Old Rips

Membership is FREE and open to all former students of Ripon Grammar School and Ripon Girls’ High School, and to former staff previously employed by the schools.


The Old Riponians’ Association hold events throughout the year, including our AGM and Christmas Reunion at the end of the autumn term. As a member you will receive regular email updates from the association, the alumni magazine Clocktower and the school newsletter RGS News

For further details please contact the Association

Donations to the association

Our aim is to use the Association funds to support the school's activities. Recent areas supported by us can be reviewed online in the AGM minutes and have included:

- The installation of a shower at the entrance to the swimming pool to celebrate the 100 anniversary of the building of the swimming pool

- Provision of new rugby kit for the Rugby First team to celebrate them reaching the Yorkshire Cup final.

- Sponsorship of the Girls Cross Country team success on reaching the National finals.

You can now donate to the association online, using your credit/debit card or PayPal account.

Alternatively, by cheque made payable to Old Riponians' Association, posted to the ORA treasurer, Ripon Grammar School, Clotherholme Road, Ripon, North Yorkshire HG4 2DG