Nostalgia: Heckmondwike pupils were a force to be reckoned with

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Staff and pupils of Heckmondwike’s Fairfield School came up with a sci-fi scheme to raise funds in 1984.

The fundraisers dressed up as the Star Wars characters, including villain Darth Vader and Jedi knights, “used the force” to fetch £95 during a fair on the school’s sports evening.