Our Team

Sam Shaw

Managing Director

Fully DBS checked

 

Child safeguarding officer

 

YCC aproved child mentor

 

Children’s Charity Manager for three years 

 

Trained Outward Bound First Aider

 

Construction Industry 14 years

Member of The Guild Of Master Craftsmen

 

City & Guilds in Construction 

 

Lyz Shaw

Director

Enhanced DBS

 

Mental Health First Aider 

 

Previous Foster Carer Advanced Training

 

Level 2 Business Administrator


First Aider

 

Child Safeguarding Officer

 

Risk Assessor

 

PREVENT trained

 

 

 

Julia Crane

Head of Provision and SENCO

Enhanced DBS
PGCE English and History: University of Leeds (2000)


BA (Hons) Literature and History: Leeds Metropolitan University (1999)


18 Years Experience teaching KS3-5 including 5 years as a senior leader


Lead Practitioner coaching and mentoring staff

 

AQA Assessor

Alexa Chaplin

Deputy Head of Education (English)

PGCE English and Drama: University of York

 

BA Hons English: University of York

 

BSc Hons Psychology: Open University

 

17 years experience teaching in 11-18 schools including middle leadership and ITT/NQT Mentoring

Mike Sutton

Area Manager and Mentor

NVQ level 2 in Agriculture

BIEC Certificate

 

Working with children in the environment.

 

Wildlife habitats in spring

 

Angling Trust level 2 angling coach

 

CAST Award coach

Thomas Mulvenna

Mentor and Maths Tutor

Level 3 Support assessment for learning


Level 3 Support numeracy 

development


Level 3 Support disabled children & young people & those with special educational needs


City & Guilds Level 3 Diploma in Specialist Support for Teaching & Learning in Schools


7 years experience fittness coaching & engaging dissengaged young people


Full DBS

Jonothon Burks

Mentor

Coming Soon

      Luke Dixon

Mentor

 

Luke Dixon 

 

Level 1 Football Coach 

 

6 years experience within sports coaching 

 

Gold Duke of Edinburgh Award

 

Queen Scout 

 

 Retained Fire Fighter 

 

 Trained in 

PREVENT (preventing radicalisation in young people)

 

Safeguarding Level 1

 

    Abbie Brown

Mentor

 

Master of Science Degree - Psychology of Child and Adolescent Development


Bachelor of Arts with Honours Degree - Counselling, Coaching and Mentoring


BTEC Diploma - Public Services


Level 1 Football Coach


Prevention and Management of Violence and Aggression


Trained in PREVENT


Trained in Safeguarding - including awareness of child abuse and neglect, and protecting children, young people and vulnerable adults


Medication and First Aid training


Epilepsy awareness and administration of emergency medication.
 

Laura Harben

Operations Manager and Secretary

 

Enhanced DBS Checked

 

Managerial background

 

Best investment, Top sales performer, 12/12 KPI.

 

Completed an internal Academy
Management Diploma.

 

First Aider

 

Safeguarding Level 1

 

Brand sponsored incentive winner including trips to Milan and Switzerland.

Jack Bell

 

 

Find us

 

York Base Address

 

Lower Derwent Valley NNR

Bank Island

Church Lane

Wheldrake

York

YO19 6AS

 

 

 

York Office Address

 

6 Milner's Yard,

Riccall Grange,

King Rudding Lane,

Riccall

York

YO19 6QL

 

 

Doncaster Base Address

 

Humberhead Peatlands NNR

Bawtry Road

Hatfield Woodhouse

Doncaster

DN7 6BF

 

 

 

Document Downloads

First Point Referral
First Point Referral.doc
Microsoft Word document [329.0 KB]
Referral Form
Please complete the attached document to refer a new student to Ad Astra and return to lyz.shaw@adastrayork.co.uk
Referral Form.docx
Microsoft Word document [315.5 KB]
Ad Astra Damage Policy
Ad Astra Damage Policy.docx
Microsoft Word document [13.9 KB]

 

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