FORMER pupils of a Uttoxeter school more than 50 years ago have got together to reminisce about their school days.
More than 50 former pupils of Oldfields Hall Girls’ School, in Stone Road, had a good old-fashioned get together at the Dapple Grey, in Town Meadows Way.
The women all attended the school between 1958 and 1960 and even a former member of staff showed their face.
Shirley Matthews, who was part of the reunion, apologised to anyone who was part of the school at the time but was not invited to the reunion.
She said: “This was a huge success with more than 50 ladies and one former member of staff turning up, some from as far afield as Scotland and London.
“The years rolled away and it was lovely to be able to go back to being girls again for a while.
“A part of this success was due to the management and staff of the Dapple Grey who provided an excellent very obliging service throughout the event.
“We tried so hard to contact as many former pupils as possible of years 1958 to 1960, but one obvious stumbling block is in only knowing maiden names.”
Oldfields Hall acted a school only for girls after being converted from a family home.
It was not until 1974 when it become Oldfields Hall Middle School when Jacqueline Dunkerley took over as the new head teacher.
She superintended the local reorganisation to the middle school system and transformed the establishment into a school for nine to 13 year olds.