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The lessons on STI's and alcohol really stuck in my mind.

It made me realise I needed to be older to make such serious choices about sex and that waiting was OK.

Hannah, 16 years old

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Testimonials for Esther Hardy and Sarah Mumford

From young people

Tara, 16 years old

Having Esther and Sarah come into school to talk about relationships and health really helped me think about what was right for me. The question box gave me and my friends a chance to ask the questions we really needed answers to.

Ed, 16 years old

It was very informative and I learnt a lot about safer sex.

Polly, 18 years old

Sarah and Esther's visits into school really helped me think of what I wanted for my future especially when it came to sex and relationships, it made me realise I didn't need to rush into anything.

Hannah, 16 years old

The lessons on STI's and alcohol really stuck in my mind. It made me realise I needed to be older to make such serious choices about sex and that waiting was ok.

From teaching staff

St Paul’s Girls’ School, Hammersmith:

Esther has been working with our students for the past three years. Her lessons are developed to be appropriate to the year group she is working with and students find her friendly manner allows them to ask questions and learn in a safe environment. Esther has excellent subject knowledge and updates her teaching resources regularly. Esther’s lessons have complimented our schools PSHE curriculum and we hope to work with her again in the future.

Anstee Bridge Pupil Referral Unit. Kingston Upon Thames

Esther and Sarah's workshops provided a personal approach and were fun but/and instructive at the same time. They each have a generous personality and intuitive understanding. They are kind-hearted, quick to realise when it is time to move on to another subject and use intelligent but grounded language. They have very friendly natures, they are easy to talk to and have genuine concern for the students. The workshops they run have really changed students' lives as they are more informed and have the confidence to question and explore issues further.

Head of PSHE The Lady Eleanor Holles School:

I have known Sarah and Esther for over 5 years through her delivery of RSE to Years 8 -11, as part of the PSHE programme at The Lady Eleanor Holles School, Hampton.

They are most professional, meticulous with the preparation of their lessons which are updated year on year. They are punctual, very reliable, give excellent and engaging delivery to the students which is always appropriate to the age of the group, use a range of media and encourage a responsible approach to relationships with the students.

I have no hesitation in recommending Esther and Sarah as excellent presenters on all aspects of RSE and safety. They have been assets to the PSHE programme at our school.

Sir William Perkins’s School, Chertsey. Head of PSHCEE:

Esther has been working with Sir William Perkins’s School for 3 years in the delivery of PSHCEE throughout the school. She has an excellent rapport with our students who always enjoy her visits enormously. She manages every group very effectively using a wide range of resources and interactive tasks to keep students completely engaged.

Reliable and professional, an asset to any team, thank you Esther!

Teddington School, PSHCE Teacher:

I have worked with Sarah for a number of years, in her capacity as a visiting sex health educator. She would deliver a short series of lessons, to Year 8 students, on the themes of making good life choices, forming mutually respectful relationships and maintaining good sexual health. Sarah has a friendly yet professional manner with students, leading discussions in a nurturing way and allowing the youngsters to tackle these sensitive matters without embarrassment. She uses a number of relevant and varied resources to illustrate her teaching points, but is also flexible in her approach, so that if a particular issue requires more discussion, she can do this in an appropriate way.

Sarah presents herself in a professional manner, is prompt and reliable and well prepared for classes. She always discussed with me in advance what she planned to do in sessions and was mindful of students who required a different approach, due to behaviour or emotional challenges. The students often commented on Sarah’s pleasant and accessible style and they clearly gained a great deal from her time with them in class.

Nonsuch High School K. Tottey & D. Talbott. (Assistant Heads of 6th Form):

Esther provided Sex and Relationships sessions to Year 13 students as part of our tutorial programme. Her approach with the students was open and interactive putting students at their ease. At the end of the session they were willing and able to take part in lively Q & A activities. She provided excellent resources which were tailored to the needs of students following planning meetings with us prior to the talks. Esther’s approach was compatible with the needs of our students.

She was highly organised, responsive to our requests and comes highly recommended.

PSHE Coordinator of London School:

What a relief to us all- Esther and Sarah deal with all the tricky bits staff may not feel comfortable with discussing.

They gain the trust of students very quickly, and deal sensitively with large groups of girls who are at very different stages. They are positive and engaging speakers who exude energy. Approachable and reliable, I recommend them, highly.