Middle Schools Overview

Building happy life habits and managing the tricky bits

The Trick Box programme for Middle Schools 9-13 years
An inclusive whole school approach which combines the KS2 Trick Box programme with the KS3 Inbox programme developing a full range of empowering personal habits and skills to help young people navigate challenges and change whilst getting the best from themselves, others, school life and the wider world. The programme provides opportunities for staff and parents/carers to brush up on their own skills so everyone is on the same page.

KS2 programme

Parent Teacher Child Triangle

KS2 Programme resources

Manuals, step-by-step guides and staff training PowerPoint included.

We also provided additional training if preferred.

Middle School Programme Years 5-6
Happy Habits Assemblies Pie

Happy Habits Assemblies and Log

Also included in the main programme are our Happy Habits Assemblies and Happy Habits Log.

Happy Habits Assemblies Log

Enhance the programme

Trick Box Habit Wheel

The Habit Wheel 1-1 support programme helps to undo limiting habits and create positive new ones.

Magic Minutes

Magic Minutes designed to maximise personal happiness, optimism, wellbeing and contribution as well as enhance learning and performance.

KS3 Programme


Weekly on-screen year group habit-building personal development tricks and strategies.

Journals to log progress and build self-awareness.

Habit-stimulating posters linked to the key tricks.

Enhance the Inbox programme

The Inbox support programme for 1-1 or small groups helps undo limiting habits and create positive new ones encouraging independence. Strategies linked to the Inbox programme.

Inbox Mentor Programme

The Inbox mentor programme develops task and people-based skills by creating a wide range of contribution opportunities where young people recognise their individual skills and strengths and choose to mentor others. Lesson plans included.

The Box Set for KS2 Parents/carers

Parent Box Set Books

The Box Set workshops are designed to help parents/carers to support their child at home with the option to develop their own skills. Links to the children’s main school KS2 programme.

Tip Box for KS3 Parents/carers

Tip Box Facilitator Training

The Tip Box Programme offers parents/carers tips and strategies linked to the KS3 Inbox programme to help support their child and themselves.

Additional Training

Find out more about our staff Box Set and Tip Box facilitator training. (Combined training for Middle Schools.) A great way to work with families and see positive results for everyone at school and at home.