How emotional does Britain get?

Who are the UK's biggest softies when the children go back to school and who takes it in their stride? Check our map to see the percentage of mums and dads who get emotional in your region.

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Who gets a bit teary when it's time to go back to school? Funnily enough, it's mums and dads who suffer most with 63% of parents admitting they get emotional in the two weeks before their children go back to school as it's a sign they're growing up fast.

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You might think that children dread going back to school but over half are happy and excited. The biggest reason? It’s the chance to see their friends again and swap stories about what they’ve been up to over the summer.

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