Welcome to the Old Maidstonian website

Welcome to the website of the Old Maidstonian Society, the association of former students and staff of Maidstone Grammar School. Membership is free. If you would like to join, click this button to join online, or download our printed form from our Membership Application page. If you want to be able to make a post or comment, you also need to register as a website user: use the Register button on the right.

Click on these logos to access our Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn groups:

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The Old Maidstonian Society was founded in 1884 and has over 2000 members. The function of the Society is to facilitate continuing contact between the school and its former students and staff. It also administers awards for past and present Maidstonians, and has an associated charitable trust. See the Activities page and its subpages for fuller details.

We seek to involve OMs in the events organized by the Society and the School listed on the Events page, and encourage OMs to take part in the Mentoring scheme. We also hope they will contribute to our efforts to raise funds for the Society’s charitable purposes (see under Awards and under Fundraising )

As well as this site, there are Old Maidstonians groups on Facebook (www.facebook.com/groups/OldMaidstonianSociety), Twitter (http://twitter.com/OldMaidstonians, with handle @OldMaidstonians), LinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/groups/160468) and Friends Reunited which you may wish to join if you are a member at one of those sites. [Note added Jan 2016: Friends Reunited is about to close]. The Facebook and Twitter groups are co-managed by two members of the Committee and the LinkedIn group is co-managed by the Society’s webmaster.

The website also generates an RSS feed (several, in fact). The main one can be connected to direct at http://www.oldmaidstonians.org.uk/feed/ or via various of the RSS feed directories. If your favourite RSS feed directory does not offer it let us know.

RECENT NEWS

The Old Maidstonian (Winter 2020) No. 33

Posted on November 13th, 2020

Here’s a link to the latest Old Maidstonian (past editions were listed as the Old Maidstonian Newsletter) – in PDF format Old Maidstonian (Winter 2020) No. 33

Beryl MacCallum nee Poyser

Posted on October 21st, 2020

My stepmother, Beryl MacCallum, died peacefully in her sleep last night. OMs of the 1970s may remember her as the Head’s Secretary at MGS. She and my father, who had taught at MGS since 1957, retired around the time of … Continue reading