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Call You and Yours: What have you done to improve your children's chances of success?

What will parents do to improve their child's chances of success? A report claims some parents pay on average of an extra £26,500 just to get their children into a desired school.

Today we're asking - what have you done to improve your children's chances of success?

A report out last week from the bank, Santander, claims 20% of parents are prepared to pay on average extra £26,500 just to get their children into their school of choice . That's just under the average full-time salary in the UK of £28,000.

Joining us for the programme are Professor Robert Winston and clinical psychologist Linda Blair.

Have you moved house to be nearer a good school? Have your brought tutors in, or helped organise revision timetables?
Or do you think the best way to help is to back off?

We want to hear your experiences... Call now on 03 700 100 444. E-mail youandyours@bbc.co.uk
Or you can text 84844.
Tweet using the hashtag you and yours.

PRESENTER: WINIFRED ROBINSON
PRODUCER: RAJEEV GUPTA.

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Tue 29 Aug 2017 12:15

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