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Smoothwall Monitoring Solutions for Schools

Digital Monitoring Solutions for the Education Sector
Safeguard your students offline and online with our Ofsted and DfE compliant Smoothwall monitoring solution for schools and Multi Academy Trusts (MATs).

Digital monitoring solutions operate in the background of your schools’ devices, analysing all user activity in real time and instantly alerting your safeguarding teams if anything unusual appears.

The Smoothwall Monitoring solution helps schools to proactively detect risks before they become real-life incidents, with the software notifying you precisely what the digital incident was and who it involved, allowing you to take prompt action and record the outcome. 

Smoothwall Monitor was built around the education sector, helping your school meet Ofsted requirements for ‘appropriate monitoring’ and DfE Filtering and Monitoring Standards.

  • Proactive Real-Time Monitoring
  • Online and Offline Monitoring
  • Auto Pre-Grading
  • Alert Notifications

It’s time to digitally safeguard your students online and offline with Smoothwall Monitoring.

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Learn more about how your school can use Smoothwall Monitoring to safeguard students!

Smoothwall Monitoring Solution

Early identification of a risk means early intervention and improved student outcomes.

With Smoothwall Monitoring, educators can focus on the business of educating, knowing that their students and digital devices are protected both online and offline.

Proactive Real-Time Monitoring

Smoothwall Monitor captures user activity as it’s happening, instantly alerting your safeguarding team of potential risks through the Monitor portal.

Online and Offline Monitoring

Our Monitor software captures all activity on your devices, from their online web browser to offline programs such as Microsoft Word.

Auto Pre-Grading

Our 24/7 in-house team of moderators minimise false positives and will contact you instantly if any urgent risks arise.

Alert Notifications

You will have access to our portal to review all activity in your own time and will be alerted in real-time by phone and email when risks are observed.

Managed Service

Our highly trained moderators alert and notify your safeguarding team of risks using our level 1 to 5 grading system.

Role Based Access

IT, Reporting, and Safeguarding roles provide access to different portal areas, allowing for adherence to data privacy rules.

Appropriate Alerting

Choose an alerting configuration that suits the school and students and ensure safeguarding staff only receive the required alerts.

Simple and Secure Access

The software can be securely accessed anywhere, anytime, on any device. Single sign-on from school systems provides both security and ease of use.

Artificial Intelligence

Our automated “first layer” of intelligence ensures alerts are timely and effective, highlighting issues that a 100% human-moderated product could miss.

Tel Group’s Digital Safeguarding Solutions

Smoothwall Filter, Monitor, Firewall and Pulse

At Tel Group, we can provide your school or MAT with a suite of digital safeguarding solutions to enable you to safeguard students online without restricting their freedom to learn.

All of our safeguarding solutions can be purchased and set up individually or as a complete e-safety infrastructure package.

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Smoothwall Web-Filtering

Web-Filtering for Schools

Web filtering is your school’s way of monitoring web activity and restricting access to sensitive or unsafe websites.

Smoothwall Filter protects students online with real-time, customisable filtering that blocks harmful and inappropriate content without detriment to their digital learning and teaching experience.

  • Real-time Filtering
  • True content analysis
  • Granular control
  • Hybrid deployment
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Smoothwall Firewall

Firewall for Schools

A firewall is your school’s first line of defence against cyber threats on your network that will monitor and control incoming and outgoing network traffic.

Smoothwall firewall features anti-malware protection, anonymous proxy detection & blocking, and intrusion detection & prevention to provide you with a complete all-in-one protection package, purpose-built for the education sector.

  • Next Generation Firewall
  • Layer 7 Application Control
  • Intrusion Detection and Prevention
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Smoothwall Pulse App

Smoothwall Well-Being for Schools

Smoothwall Pulse is a fun and straightforward 60-second weekly check-in platform that allows students to reflect on their mental, social, and physical well-being.

All responses can be reviewed by your safeguarding team, allowing you to spot and help vulnerable students early, understand the school community’s challenges, and act with real-time data.

  • Weekly Check In
  • Identify and Support Students in Need
  • Real Time Data
  • Well-being Resources
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Broadband Packages

Delivering a fast and dependable school broadband service for schools.

Whether Tel Group or an alternative supplier provides your school’s connectivity, we can seamlessly integrate our safeguarding solutions into your school.

We can provide a complete connectivity and safeguarding package, offering a fast, secure, and dependable broadband service to ensure uninterrupted and safe internet access.

Our education broadband deals are built around your school; whether you require FTTP, SoGEA or Leased Lines, we will help your school invest in a scalable, safe and futureproof broadband solution.

Additional IT and Security Solutions

Transform Your School’s IT and Security with Tel Group



IT Infrastructure

Door Access Control

Sign In Systems

Cyber Security

IT Support

Get in touch to see how we can safeguard your students today!
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