Police investigate girl's drowning

Tes Editorial

BLACKPOOL police and the Health and Safety Executive have launched an investigation after a four-year-old girl drowned during a school swimming lesson.

Emma Farrar, from Park School was taking part in the weekly lesson at the neighbouring Woodlands School, on Monday, when she got into difficulties. She was pulled from the pool by the four teachers who were supervising the lesson but later died in hospital despite attempts to revive her. The pool, and a second school pool in Blackpool, were closed while inquiries into procedures surrounding lessons were carried out.

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