AS Tracking Detect

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The mental health tool you need after lockdown




The road ahead is uncertain but we can help


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"OUR ACADEMIES HAVE REALLY SEEN THE BENEFITS OF AS TRACKING DURING LOCKDOWN. MORE AND MORE ARE NOW ASKING TO TRACK ALL THEIR PUPILS"

DIRECTOR OF EDUCATION, ACADEMIES ENTERPRISE TRUST


72

New schools have adopted AS Tracking since lockdown

70000

Number of pupils AS Tracking currently tracks & safeguards

18000

Teachers now trained across the UK to use AS Tracking

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Schools using AS Tracking reduce student risks

“AS Tracking is oracular. The assessment continues to predict issues which subsequently arise.”

Houseparent, Harrow School, London

"AS Tracking provides objective, incisive, intelligent analysis in digestible form and frameworks tangible action plans. We couldn’t imagine being without this extra, invaluable set of pastoral eyes.‘

Emma Trelawny-Vernon, St Ronan's School, Kent

“We believe we have a robust pastoral system will pick up 80% of the issues. But using AS Tracking allows us to pick up what we do not see and react to it.”

Safeguarding Lead, Cranleigh School, Surrey

'SINCE WE HAVE STARTED USING AS TRACKING, WE'VE HAD A 20 % DECREASE IN SELF-HARM AT THE COLLEGE'

Neil Woods, Safeguarding Lead, Tendring Technology College

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Why does AS Tracking Detect work?

AS Tracking Detect is based on pioneering science into 'pupil steering biases'. Pupils' steering biases are assessed twice or three times per year using AS Tracking Detect. Research conducted by STEER over 15 years, started at Oxford University, shows that this steering data predicts their mental health risks and their social competencies. READ OUR EVIDENCE BASE





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AS Tracking strengthens your safeguarding systems & fulfills new inspection requirements

AS TRACKING DETECT essential features include:

Remote student tracking

Online assessment from at home or at school, up to 3 x year, using the STEER app, to provide unbroken support

Screen hidden risks

Screen hidden pupils risks, detect early indicators of emerging mental health risks enabling early intervention

In-school / Out-of-school risks

Track risks which arise from BOTH in-school AND outside-school to protect students on-site & off-site

Target priority students

Reduce time by focusing targeted support earlier for vulnerable individuals and groups

Online staff training & tools

Implement STEER effectively through engaging, step-by-step online training + additional (available) 1:1 support

Year-on-year tracking Y3-Y13

Evidence positive school impact for each student from initial post-lockdown baseline to leaving school

Develop student social-emotional skills

Train students' self-awareness and emotional resilience using Footprints PSHE curriculum

Evidence & record impact

Quickly record, monitor & report actions for evidence of quality of educational provision



OFSTED and ISI inspections now require schools to demonstrate personal development. AS Tracking is helping 100s of schools meet that requirement without additional workload.



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During COVID AS Tracking safeguarded 1,000s of pupils in lockdown at home


During lockdown the STEER 'supporting vulnerable pupils' tool has been an absolute GAME CHANGER. The ability to look across a range of biases and pick out targeted comments has been hugely positive in our remote student interactions'

Pangbourne College

The AS Tracking app data was incredibly helpful in trying to support those who have been struggling in lockdown.

Cranleigh School

The lockdown remote assessment was extremely efficient. Some chose to do it on their mobile phones using the app, others via a link on our Firefly platform.

Kingston Grammar

The AS tracking profile has given me such insight into how my student's mind might be working. During lockdown, the strategies that I'm trying with him seem to be working. From his mum’s email, we have one happy boy at home right.

Reeds School

IN RESPONSE TO LOCKDOWN, USING THE AS TRACKING FUNCTION TO MEASURE MENTAL HEALTH RISKS OUTSIDE SCHOOL, STEER LAUNCHED AN IMMEDIATE STRATEGY TO SUPPORT SCHOOLS AND SAFEGUARD 1000's OF STUDENTS.

READ MORE ABOUT STEER'S WORK EVIDENCING AND REPORTING ON THE IMPACT OF LOCKDOWN ON UK STUDENTS' MENTAL HEALTH


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The impact of AS Tracking has been reported in national media channels since 2016


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Who is STEER Education?

STEER is the UK Ed Tech company which has become the Gold Standard provider in proactive, targeted, evidence-based pastoral care. STEER launched AS Tracking in 2013 after 10 years of research. The tool is currently tracking 70,000 pupils across 14 countries within more than 200 leading independent and state schools. 80% of schools have now been tracking the same pupils with AS Tracking for 3+ years. AS Tracking is consistently remarked on by inspectorates as evidencing the requirements for personal development. We work with leading school groups in the state and independent sectors in the UK and internationally including the following :

THE ACADEMIES ENTERPRISE TRUST

COGNITA INTERNATIONAL SCHOOLS GROUP

30% OF LEADING HMC SCHOOLS

2001

The year STEER was founded by two passionate, dedicated professionals, still leading STEER today

12

The years of research & development to develop our tools, conducted in partnership with schools

13

The number of countries whose schools we now serve around the world


STEER ACCREDITATION: RAISING THE BAR

STEER has a programme of accreditation for schools who have reached the highest standards of implementation of AS TRACKING DETECT & RESPOND. Each year, a small number of schools are accredited

OUR ACCREDITED SCHOOLS

OUR ACCREDITATION STANDARDS



Read more about the story of STEER EDUCATION

WHY IS STEER'S AS TRACKING DIFFERENT TO OTHER TOOLS

WHAT'S STEER'S SCIENCE BEHIND AS TRACKING

STEER AS TRACKING FAQS




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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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AS Tracking in the news

Tuesday, June 02, 2020
Children’s charities and education specialists have long been warning that for the thousands of disadvantaged children who are not in school at the moment due to the coronavirus outbreak, catching up with lost learning, may simply be impossible. While many children in wealthier homes are enjoying...
Monday, May 18, 2020
"The STEER 'supporting vulnerable pupils' tool has been an absolute game changer. Why wouldn’t we want all our parents to have this app in a time of such anxiety?" Just two of the comments from schools receiving STEER's support during lockdown. STEER has used its technologies to remotely support...
Thursday, March 26, 2020
STEER's response to the Coronavirus pandemic has five core strands. We are providing schools with the ability to remotely support the wellbeing and mental health of their students, teachers and parents whilst schools are shutdown. For each pupil, coping with the pressures of a sustained school cl...