STEER has pioneered whole-school social-emotional tracking

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Signposting children

STEER helps schools signpost children whose cognitive, learning and social biases are fixed and are at greater risk of low academic achievement, social exclusion and mental ill health. We help schools teach children how to use steer their biases to become:

  • More effective learners
  • More emotionally resilient
  • More socially agile

Statistics

30%
Average reduction in student mental health risks using AS Tracking
8/10
Students improve their mental health as a result of AS Tracking

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Social & Emotional Skills

Footprints teaches KS2 children to develop social-emotional health, awareness and responsibility. Through this two stage, 12 lesson curriculum children learn to manage their feelings and their friendships.

mental health & well-being

AS Tracking is a breakthrough adolescent mental health tracking tool that enables early identification of pupils’ hidden mental health and wellbeing risks and equips teachers with in-school, targeted action plans to reduce the risks.

Learning to learn

CAS Tracking takes ground-breaking science and technology into the classroom. Designed with the challenges of 21st Century employability in mind, CAS Tracking uses “Steering Signposts” to improve pupils’ ability to adjust to different learning tasks. As a result pupils become more effective, independent, resourceful learners.

university transition

USTEER helps young adults better manage pressures such as exams; prepare for a university interview, job placement or other work challenges; develop a robust and strong friendship network; increase self-awareness and develop mentally healthy behaviours.

OFSTED Reports

  • Latest report by OFSTED as a school improvement partner INCYTE from academy using AS Tracking:

    The academy has been innovative in its approach to safeguard pupils. The STEER programme, which provides an online tool to check pupils' mental health and well-being, has been highly successful in identifying pupils' needs and addressing these.

  • Latest reports by OFSTED school improvement partner INCYTE on academy using AS Tracking:

    Many staff have had additional training and exposure through a new STEER programme being trialled in the school with pupils which provides detailed analysis of pupils’ mental health and well being as well as predisposition to particular mental health conditions.

  • Latest reports by OFSTED school improvement partner INCYTE on academy using AS Tracking:

    Monitoring of pupils’ mental health and well-being has been significantly strengthened by the use of a specialist online programme or tool, STEER and AS Tracking (Affective Social Tracking). The programme provides detailed analysis for staff so they know which pupils may need support or monitoring etc.

  • Latest reports by OFSTED school improvement partner INCYTE on academy using AS Tracking:

    Because the academy has used the STEER programme proactively, there has been a significant decrease in self-harming by pupils.

  • Latest reports by OFSTED school improvement partner INCYTE from schools using AS Tracking:

    The STEER mental health programme also has potential to reduce absence by dealing more effectively with anxious pupils and school refusers.

  • Latest reports by OFSTED school improvement partner INCYTE on academy using AS Tracking:

    The STEER programme is being extended to all the MAT schools with the pilot academy leading the project.

Testimonials

  • Surpassing Expectations

    AS tracking has surpassed the ambitious expectations we had of it. It provides objective, incisive, intelligent analysis in digestible form and tangible action plans. We couldn’t imagine being without this extra, invaluable set of pastoral eyes.

    • Emma Trelawny-Vernon
    • St Ronan's, Tatler Prep School of the Year 2017
  • Being ahead of the game

    If you claim that pastoral care is one of your USPs but you are not using AS Tracking then you are behind the game.

    • Jonathan Harris
    • Dean Close
  • Individual pupil needs met

    AS Tracking has enabled me to prioritise what strategies to deploy with each pupil.

    • Head of Year
  • Accuracy

    It is very striking how AS Tracking works to identify the right children…

    • Senior Master
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  • Surpassing Expectations

    AS tracking has surpassed the ambitious expectations we had of it. It provides objective, incisive, intelligent analysis in digestible form and tangible action plans. We couldn’t imagine being without this extra, invaluable set of pastoral eyes.

    • Emma Trelawny-Vernon
    • St Ronan's, Tatler Prep School of the Year 2017
  • Being ahead of the game

    If you claim that pastoral care is one of your USPs but you are not using AS Tracking then you are behind the game.

    • Jonathan Harris
    • Dean Close
  • Individual pupil needs met

    AS Tracking has enabled me to prioritise what strategies to deploy with each pupil.

    • Head of Year
  • Accuracy

    It is very striking how AS Tracking works to identify the right children…

    • Senior Master
  • Unlocking potential

    A technology like AS Tracking has great power for unlocking the potential of our children.

    • Professor John Bargh
    • Yale
  • Real data

    AS Tracking has given me a framework based on hard data, rather than just on a gut feeling…

    • Senior House Master
  • Confidence in pastoral care

    The accuracy and focus that AS Tracking brings to pastoral care means that we, as a Board, have huge confidence that we are discharging our duty effectively.

    • School Governor
  • Supporting Staff

    AS Tracking provides us with the data to support the new ISI inspection requirement.

    • Head and ISI inspector
  • Pupil wellbeing

    As a clinician I have no doubt that these AS Tracking action plans are likely to achieve a better health outcome for the child.

    • GP and local school doctor
  • Pupil focused

    AS Tracking has enabled us to develop highly detailed and well-focused targets for our pupils.

    • Academy Head Teacher
  • Better support

    AS Tracking has significantly reduced the number of our pupils in need of critical pastoral support.

    • Head of Welfare
    • Monkton Combe school
  • Pre-emptive

    I am so impressed by the pre-emptive aspect of AS Tracking. It is fantastic!

    • Parent
  • Better communication

    I have found AS Tracking particularly helpful in communicating with our families in Hong Kong and mainland China.

    • School Principal
  • Understanding needs

    AS Tracking offers the opportunity to track and better understand the needs of individual pupils and be more likely to perform to the maximum of their academic potential.

    • Chair
    • HMC 2017
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Schools using our technologies

AS Tracking in the news

Saturday, September 21, 2019
Sky News exclusive feature reports on how AS Tracking is being used by 50,000 schoolchildren at 150 schools and one says it has helped decrease self-harm by 20%. The report, which interviews students and teachers from Tendring Technology College in Essex, an AET academy of 1500 students highlight...
Sunday, September 01, 2019
STEER organised and hosted the inaugural Education Leaders conference on April 1st 2019 at the FT Weekend Oxford Literary Festival entitled ['Educating the Human Mind in a Robotic Age'] featuring global experts. Catch the videos of the expert presentations by Yale's Professor John Bargh and Oxf...