The Honorary Secretary's page...

David Medland is the Honorary Secretary, OPA (E).

The Annual Reunion Lunch is announced!!

Next year's AGM and annual lunch is on 13th July - save the date!!


Look for #OPAE2019 on Twitter


Kind regards,

Yusuf Jamal SIDDIQUI

( Past Secretary OPA (E))

David Medland writes:

"Whilst rummaging through some old Old Paulite paraphanalia and papers, I came across a speech that I gave at the Farewell Dinner in 1964 on behalf of those leaving the School that year and my School autograph book.

I attach (a) the transcript of the speech and (b) some 'Pearls of wisdom and advice' from Masters,senior boys and friends/schoolmates extracted from my autograph book which I hope may be of interest to members! Quite erudite at times!"

St Paul’s School as it approaches 200 years... Vision 2023

We have a number of copies of the Paulite Forever Souvenir Brochure available for sale still at a cost of £33.75 each, including postage


The Darjeeling Children's Trust Charity Ball
Microsoft Word document [5.4 MB]
Hill Schools Reunion 2016
Hill Schools0001 (2) [194522].pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [52.1 KB]
14th AGM First Notice Feb 2016.doc
Microsoft Word document [89.0 KB]
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I am attaching the revised Rules of the OPA(E) to replace the ones that we have under the link OPA(E) committee, together with the updated membership table to replace the one we have under the link Matters Arising.


Please view the attached letter from me to members dated 25 October 2014 relating to a few matters that I was asked to do at our recent meeting.




Dear Old Paulites and friends




I attach the second notice and attendance form for our OPAE Reunion Lunch and AGM to be held on Saturday 28 June 2014.This year, we have asked Paul Whittle of the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway Society (the DHR) to give us a short presentation on current developments at the DHR, about which most of us have such fond memories of. I hope that as many of you as possible can make it to the Reunion lunch this year.  




Regarding our Annual Registration and Subscriptions for 2014/15, many of you have responded to my requests to renew your membership for the year beginning 1st April 2014. For those who have not, may I please implore you to do so as a matter of urgency. As you know,the Annual subscription for this year remains at £20, and methods of payment have been sent to you earlier. The forms can also be downloaded from our website. As mentioned in previous notifications, it is very time consuming sending chasing letters to Members in this respect.




Finally, I also attach a note relating to the proposed forthcoming event "Paulite Forever" to be held at the School in Darjeeling on 30, 31 October 2014 and 1 November 2014 which Old Paulite, Souri Misra (who is on the PF Celebration Committee for the event), has asked me to draw to the attention of OPA(E) members. The event is a celebration of the move of the School from Kolkata to Jalapahar, Darjeeling, 150 years ago (the School is now 191 years old!) and promises to be a real humdinger of an event coupled with meeting old school friends at the School itself




We look forward to seeing as many of you as possible at the Reunion lunch 




With best wishes,








Please have a look at the menu for this year's Annual Lunch...


We have received a limited amount of OPA memorabilia in the UK which will be on display at the OPA(E) Reunion lunch- ties, cravats, key chains and mugs, all £5 each and the tea shirts, £10 each.

The OPA(E) has initially reserved a table for ten persons at the forthcoming Himalayan Hill Schools Reunion event, details of which are given on our website. Should any member wish to attend, please contact either David Medland or Ken Pearce to co-ordinate our attendance, please.