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A survey has found reading aloud in class is the number one concern for 7-13-year-olds in Wales.
Almost four in 10 schoolchildren said it was their biggest worry, with the fear of being laughed at the key reason.
More than a quarter said they would prefer to read on their own in the classroom instead.
When asked about maths, however, almost half said they enjoyed doing classwork, with a third saying they always put their hand up to answer a question.
The survey is part of the Welsh Government's 'Education Begins At Home' campaign to show parents how to help their children do better in school.
Launching today, a series of community roadshows are being held to offer hints and tips on how families can learn together in a way that's quick, easy and fun.
It comes at a time when the schools watchdog Estyn highlighted problems with literacy in schools, saying there is still much to be done to improve standards
Visit the Education Begins at Home campaign page for more information on the road shows coming to your area.
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The Welsh Government's 'Education Begins At Home' campaign aims to show parents how to help their children do better in school.