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The Telegraph 19th February 2016

Newspaper vendor Paddington Station, London | The Good Schools GuideParents are also even ‘hot-housing’ their children from the age of three as they pay for pricey private tuition to help them achieve a strong academic success

Pushy mothers are attempting to apply for top private schools before they have even conceived, heads have said as educational experts claim demand has gone "bonkers".

Other signs of an ‘overheated market’ for some of the best schools in London include reports of mothers timing their caesarean delivers at the best time to guarantee a better success of securing a place for their child.

It is also understood that parents are now even ‘hot-housing’ their children from the age of three as they pay for pricey private tuition to help them achieve a strong academic success. Read more

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