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Smoothwall Web-Filtering for Schools

Web-Filtering Solutions for the Education Sector
Safeguard your students offline and online with our DfEcompliant Smoothwall Web-Filtering solution for schools and Multi Academy Trusts (MATs).

The challenge for any educational institution is safeguarding students while allowing them to access a rich and dynamic online learning experience. Web filtering is your school’s way of combatting this.

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

It is the only filter to deliver against the four factors needed for maximum safety and rich, age-appropriate online learning and is available as On-Premise, Cloud and Hybrid.

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

It’s time to digitally safeguard your students without restricting their learning with Smoothwall Web Filtering.

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Learn more about how your school can use Smoothwall Web-Filtering to safeguard your students!

Smoothwall Web Filtering Solution

The safest real-time web filtering solution for education

Protect your students from harm with genuine real-time, content-aware and granular control web filtering.

Real-Time Filtering

There is never any delay between dangerous content going live and the filter’s ability to block it.

True Content Analysis

All content is textually analysed as it streams to the user, so over-blocking is eliminated.

Granular Control

Choose who sees what, where and when to give students maximum protection.

Hybrid Deployment

Our customers benefit from all safety features regardless of whether their devices are in school or remote.

Built-In Safeguarding

The built-in safeguarding reporting suite notifies you of any risk against 7 category rule sets, including radicalisation, suicide and self-harm.


Solve the challenge of pupils using their own devices. Offer public Wi-Fi filtering and filter guest mobile devices securely on your network.

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 Monitoring

Digital Monitoring for Schools

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

Smoothwall Monitor helps schools to proactively detect online risks before they become real-life incidents, with the software outlining what the digital incident was and who it involved, allowing you to take prompt action.

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

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