In at the deep end

26th March 2010, 12:00am

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In at the deep end

https://www.tes.com/magazine/archive/deep-end-10

A teaching assistant has been hailed a hero after he rescued a pupil from drowning during a swimming lesson. Dai Davies, who works at Maes Y Coed school in Neath Port Talbot, leapt into action after 18-year-old Daniel Matthews had an epileptic seizure and fell into the deep end of Pontardawe pool. Daniel's parents praised Mr Davies as "one in a million".

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