Safeguarding and Security Solutions

Reliable, Secure and Flexible safeguarding solutions for primary, secondary and Multi-Academy Trusts

Solutions for Safeguarding in Schools Overview

At Coconnect, we choose to work with the best filtering, Monitoring security and protection providers in the industry, giving you the choice of the safeguarding systems that best fit your needs. The result is a safe and unhindered learning experience for your students, whilst discharging your obligations to keep children and students safe and the Prevent duty.

Coconnect offers filtering and monitoring from the industry leaders, Smoothwall, Netsweeper and SENSO. These systems comply with Keeping Children Safe in Education, Internet Watch, Prevent Duty and national standards, with filtering down to the device level, including BYOD and remote devices. They provide global filtering allowing control and reporting down to an individual device level and enforce network-level controls.


Security is an integral part of Safeguarding in Schools by protecting children and staff personal data from cyber-attacks. Ensuring your network is secure, Coconnect is partnered with ESET and Fortinet, offering leading industry anti-virus software and firewalls, giving you peace of mind your network has protection against viruses and malware attacks.


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Filtering Solutions

Netsweeper is an advanced, AI driven website scanning and classification engine providing real time content filtering, monitoring, threat management and reporting for digital safety and early intervention.

The Netsweeper education system protects students wherever they are learning- on the school networks or on their school device working from home. Netsweeper filtering and reporting can be managed individually or by groups.

For more details get in touch or call 02392 322 522

Smoothwall is a cloud based or on site filtering and network management system. It provides perimeter and internal firewall protection, application protection, intrusion protection and detection.

Smoothwall operates in real time, allows controls and filtering to be adjusted based on group, category, web location and time. BYOD devices are equally protected when on the school network and access to social media sites is controlled.

Digital Monitoring Solutions

Proactive monitoring works in real-time to alert safeguarding teams to risks as they happen. Helps prevent online risks becoming real-life incidents.

Real-time proactive monitoring

Captures user activity as it happens, automatically sending potential risks through to the monitor portal

Online and offline monitoring

Captures activity that may indicate risk, even outside of the regular web browser such as in a Word Document, Messaging app, or encrypted “dark web” browser.

Auto pre-grading

Smoothwall’s 24/7 in-house team of moderators review captures to minimise false positives and contact you by phone for any urgent risks.

Want to know more? Get in touch or please call us on 02392 322 522

Senso is a cloud-based system that we partner with to provide two additional Safeguarding Solutions beyond their filtering solution. Senso Remote Device and Network Management solution offers monitoring at an individual device level no matter if the device is school-provided or BYOD, whether it’s working within the school network or connecting independently.

Senso Assisted Monitoring offers a full-blown digital proactive monitoring solution that goes hand to hand with their safeguard solutions, giving high-level reporting across multiple sites, whether it is 1 or 1,000. Senso can deliver unparalleled insight into users behaviours and provide real-time action when a concern is flagged.


Ensuring your network is secure Coconnect are partnered with ESET and Fortinet offering leading industry anti-virus software and firewalls giving you peace of mind your network has protection against viruses and malware attacks. Additionally we offer Office 365 back-up protecting data in the event of a cyber attack or accidental deletion only costing £1.46 for ‘FTE’ with students free. 

To find out more please give us a call on 02392 322 522 or get in touch.

Martin Robson

Cumbria Education Trust

"Knowledgeable, friendly, pro-active and always ready to help, with an understanding of the particular needs of education, Coconnect have provided a stable safe infrastructure which we can rely on!"

Stuart Pearce

Queen Elizabeth's Grammar School

"Service and support great and quick even during lockdowns etc.  Much better than the previous provider.  Staff and students seem happy with the faster speed of the network and filtering and less complaints about pages getting blocked."

Network Manager

Birmingham based MAC

"Cheers for your help and prompt response as always, you guys are fantastic"

Network Manager

Secondary School Essex

"Very fast resolution. Excellent service. Many Thanks."

Network Manager

Secondary School Hampshire

"Good reliable service that was not matched by the County Council Service"

Ian Clark

St Andrews High School

"I would like to pass on massive thank you to yourself and the team for the new line for my client at St Andrews High in Worthing. They are very happy with how the new line was changed over without any issue. Especially the added support to advise on the reconfiguration of the external DNS and Smoothwall."

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