Parents of nine-year-old seek £144k tutor

Sarah Coles
Primary school test
Primary school test

All parents want to see their kids achieve their potential. But two parents from Weybridge in Surrey have taken this to fairly extreme lengths: they have advertised for a tutor at the rate of £12,000 a month for every month their daughter meets the required standard to stay in school.

But why are they doing this, and is this becoming more commonplace?