The report looks at parental support with literacy and numeracy.

Key points

  • 81% of parents with a child aged 3 to 7 supported their child at least several times a week with reading and writing.
  • 69% of parents supported their child aged 3 to 7 at least several times a week with maths or numbers
  • 76% were very confident helping their child aged 3 to 11with writing in English; 79% were very confident helping their child with reading in English.
  • 60% were very confident helping their child aged 3 to 11 with maths or numbers.
  • 56% of Welsh speakers were very confident in their own Welsh reading ability.
  • 50% were very confident in their own Welsh writing ability to be able to help their child aged 3 to 11 with their Welsh reading and writing.

Reports

Parental support with literacy and numeracy (National Survey for Wales), April 2014 to March 2015
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Contact

Siobhan Evans

Tel: 0300 025 6685

Media

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