PUPILS took a trip back in time to celebrate the 70th anniversary of their school.

Each of Oldfield Primary School's 380 children helped make a tapestry marking the occasion and learned about life in the decades between 1940 and the present day. The youngsters put on performances illustrating the different time periods at the school, in Oldfield Lane North, Greenford, on Friday. The shows included the depiction the evacuees of the Second

World War, the giant mobile phones of the 1980s and the popularity of the Spice Girls in the 1990s.

Art teacher Samantha Moles oversaw the creation of the tapestry which is made of 100 squares of fabric and themed on the seasons of the year.

Headteacher Elizabeth Day said: "They thoroughly enjoyed learning what went on in the different decades and really got a sense of history through it."