Smoothwall Pulse

Gives students a channel to speak up and schools a way to spot those in need - in just 60 seconds a week

Pulse - Highlights

Instant visibility of student wellbeing

60-second weekly check-ins give school leaders visibility of wellbeing levels across the school, years and classes.

Provides a channel for students to speak up

Vulnerable students can be better supported, including targeted and rapid interventions, if needed.

Contributes to positive culture building

Encourages gratitude. Students can give a shout-out to a fellow student or a staff member.

Pulse - Watch at a glance

Key benefits

Identify and support students who need help:

60 seconds a week

Fun and easy 60-second weekly check-ins encourage students to reflect on their mental, social and physical wellbeing by answering evidence-based questions.

Reaching vulnerable students who don't speak up

Provides students with a safe and accessible way to reach out for help, starting with a simple question: 'How are you feeling today?'

Help from a trusted adult

When a student flags that they need help, Smoothwall Pulse will connect them with a trusted teacher, school leader, or administrator of their choosing.


Take action with real-time data:

Access wellbeing resources

Take a holistic approach towards improving wellbeing by providing staff and parents with the relevant resources they need to support students. Over 150 evidence-based Character Lab resources including wellbeing tips and playbooks are available within Pulse.

Actionable insights

Get insights into a student's current wellbeing. Translate data into an appropriate and early intervention. Track improvement over time. 

Instant snapshots

Get an instant snapshot into school-wide wellbeing. Drill down and identify hotspots across year groups or classes. 

A community-wide wellbeing solution to support every student:

Access to wellbeing resources 

Take a holistic approach towards improving wellbeing by providing staff and parents with the relevant resources they need to support students.

Wellbeing teams

Wellbeing teams can access their whole school or classroom sentiment and historical student check-in data to identify patterns and address issues before they become problems.


Teachers have a super simple way to connect with students who need early intervention and use their time more effectively.  


Pulse's impact



got the support needed through the 'I need help' feature


weekly check-ins

have placed students on the 'wellbeing radar'



seen across global Pulse check-ins


of students

who needed help reached out the first time they used Pulse

What our customers say

Video case studies:



Jo Cains

Director of Student Wellbeing

Pulse is part of a wellbeing programme, so for us, it is not additional work - it is the work.   

St Mary's College


Rachel Wilding


It's probably the least time-consuming thing we have brought on board in the last two years that has added the most value. 

Smart Vision School



Dr Nicole Archard


I can see where every child is at, and that is very powerful.

Loreto College

Further reading

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Solution brochure
Smoothwall Pulse
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How to Reach Vulnerable Students Who Don't Speak Up

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