The Old Dyssean Society's Website

The society is no longer in existence but this website is allied to the Diss Grammar School Facebook group.

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You don't have to read this if you don't want to, no tests, no lines, no detentions.

It's mainly acknowledgment, legal and technical stuff. 



This website is administered by the WebMaster Seth Reeder (DGS 1962-1967).
The Old Dyssean Society Committee has overall authority for its content.
Any comments about this website — editorial content, layout, technical issues, missing links etc — should be referred to the Old Dyssean Society.

See - Contacts.


The part of this website supplied by Old Dyssean Society does not use cookies. However the site is hosted by 'Google Sites' and they may.  See ICO for more info about the EU cookie law.


The Old Dyssean Society makes every effort to maintain the accuracy of the information on this website but cannot accept responsibility for any inaccuracies, loss or damage which may occur from use of the information. If you find anything that causes you concern, please let us know.


Intellectual property rights in some of this material may be held by individual authors or owners.  Acknowledgments and credits are given when known.  No intent to defraud is intended.

Site Style

DGS colours Ca 1964
The colours on this site are essentially
Blue, Brown and Gold to reflect the school colours used on the blazer badge in the 1960s.  If your colours were different, then let us know.  No attempt has been made to match the colours exactly because the site needs to be clear and readable.  We are all getting older and some, like me, have a visual impairment.  The font/type size is set to Verdana 12pt. You can adjust the size of the display by using the zoom feature in your internet browser.   There's more about colours on the HELP page.

Despite having attended a grammar school my spelling, grammar and punctuation are not good.  I can only apologise and will accept corrections gracefully.

The site is mobile phone friendly, the WebMaster has no control over this as it is applied by
Google Sites

Download time and file size

"The Old Dyssean" online is just over 3 Megabytes in size (Mb), the following will give an indication of the expected download time, similary for DGS mags and other file downloads ...

  Line speed & download time
for 3M file ...
56k (dial-up) ......... 7m 29s

512k (min broadband) .. 46s
1M ............................. 23s
2M ............................. 11s
10M ............................. 2.5s
Check your line speed, use this link for ... It's FREE.

If you are having problems contact the WebMaster, see the feedback form.

History and Updates

Website created using Google Sites
Google Analytics is enabled for this site
The images are mainly stored in Google Picasa
videos on Google YouTube
and Google Docs safeguards the documentation 

Created by Seth Reeder _
The last update
Links checked _

8th Oct 2011
12th Feb 2019
8th Dec 2011

This site has been viewed successfully using the following internet browsers:-

Mozilla Firefox
MS Explorer
Google Chrome
Apple Safari
 on PC running Windows and Kubuntu Linux 
 on PC running Windows
 on PC running Windows
 on PC running Windows and an iPhone 4
 on PC running Windows and an iPhone 4
 on PC running Kubuntu Linux 

I am unable to test it on an Apple Mac.

Thank you

A huge thank you to everyone Old Dyssean or not who has helped in the construction of this website.  I can't name you all but you know who your are. Tell everyone about the site and about your input however large or small.
Thank You

We trust you have enjoyed our site and
if you are not already a member why not


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