Old Maidonians & Desborough Society
In 1924, Mr A E Brooks, the Headteacher of the Maidenhead County Boys School (now Desborough College) formed the Old Maidonians' Association. The Old Maidonians continue to work closely alongside the school, maintaining a sense of community and pride.
The objectives of the Old Maidonians are;
The colours of the Association are black with stripes reflecting the School colours.
The Association publishes a periodic Newsletter with news of the School and of the Association and of former pupils and members of the Staff. It organises an Annual Dinner during March/April at Maidenhead Golf Club, an Annual Reunion in December at Maidenhead Rugby Club principally for those who have left the School in recent years. It also organises matches annual matches against the School in rugby, hockey and golf. In golf it also organises an annual competition at the end of the Summer term for the Brooks Cup, open to its members, pupils, Staff and Governors of the School.
The Association’s support for the School takes several forms. It provides significant funds for the School’s annual Prize Day, assists in the sponsoring of rugby shirts, funded colours ties for the various School teams and makes grants for special projects.
Membership of the Old Maidonians’ Association currently costs £15 for 5 years and £45 for Life Membership. For students at Desborough College the initial subscription (paid on entry into the 6th Form) is £10, covering the cost of the Association tie and membership for 5 years.