Grandparents Summer Salary

Welcome to the
Grandparents'
Summer Salary

We want to champion the hard-working grandparents providing invaluable help and support over the children's summer holidays. Research has revealed that – were they to be paid for it - the time and effort the average grandparent is putting in with our children results in a whopping £22,000 summer pay packet! Try our summer salary to find out what your holiday help is really worth.



Question 1

Are you a Grandma or Grandad?

Question 2

How many weeks do you look after your grandchildren in the holidays?

weeks

Question 3

How many hours per week do you spend making snacks, cooking, baking and preparing meals for your grandchildren during the holidays?

hours
How satisfying do you find this activity?

Question 4

How many hours each week during the holidays do you spend reading with your grandchildren, helping with homework and sharing interesting facts?

hours
How satisfying do you find this activity?

Question 5

How many hours a week do you spend cleaning, tidying and washing up after your children in the holidays?

hours
How satisfying do you find this activity?

Question 6

How many hours per week do you spend taking your grandchildren to appointments, parties or sports clubs?

hours
How satisfying do you find this activity?

Question 7

How many hours a week do you offer advice, sort squabbles, share special memories and tell stories with your grandchildren?

hours
How satisfying do you find this activity?

Question 8

How many hours will you spend a week brushing their teeth, combing their hair, tending to bumps and bruises, making sure they take their medication/vitamins and covering them with sunscreen?

hours
How satisfying do you find this activity?

Question 9

How many hours a week in the summer holidays do you spend taking your grandchildren out on educational trips, nature walks, theme parks, farms or visits to historical sites?

hours
How satisfying do you find this activity?

Question 10

How many hours a week in the holidays do you spend playing sports with your grandchildren? E.g. swimming, tennis, football, cricket and cycling etc.

hours
How satisfying do you find this activity?

Question 11

How many hours do you spend making things (painting, crafting, building, making dens etc) and teaching your grandchildren new skills?

hours
How satisfying do you find this activity?