Headmaster at a 30,000 a year elite school has condemned pushy parents for putting too much pressure on their children

Headmaster at a 30,000 a year elite school has condemned pushy parents for putting too much pressure on their children Headmaster Richard Harman thinks students are under too much pressureHe argues that pushy parents and teachers cause long term damage Harman, from the Uppingham School in Rutland, said they need to be prepared for the difficulties of life beyond school By Jaymi Mccann PUBLISHED: 02:07 GMT, 3 March 2013 | UPDATED: 02:24 GMT, 3 March 2013 The headmaster at an elite public school has called on teacher and parents to stop putting students under too much pressure to get good grades. Richard Harman, from the elite Uppingham school in Rutland, said that teenagers need to be shown how to cope in other areas of their lives, not just in the exam hall. He argues that the pressure they feel put under when young could cause 'long term damage'