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Sex and relationships education (SRE) in schools: feedback from the Sexpectations Project, Hastings, UK
  1. Zoe Victoria Ottaway1,
  2. Harish Patel2
  1. 1Department of Medicine, Maidstone Hospital, Maidstone, Kent, UK
  2. 2Department of Genitourinary Medicine, East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust, Saint Leonards-on-Sea, UK
  1. Correspondence to Dr Zoe Victoria Ottaway, Department of Medicine, Maidstone Hospital, Maidstone, Kent ME16 9QQ, UK; zoe.ottaway{at}

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In July 2016, the Terrence Higgins Trust (THT) published the ‘SRE: Shh… No Talking’ report and #EndtheSilence campaign began trending on social media.1 The report highlighted the current inadequacy of sex and relationship education (SRE) in UK schools. THT state ‘for SRE to be effective it has to be of high quality’; but what constitutes good quality SRE?

In Hastings, East Sussex, UK the …

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  • Contributors Anonymous pupil feedback slips collected by the main author and analysed. Letter written by ZVO and edited and approved for submission by HP.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; internally peer reviewed.