Ad Astra are Expanding!

Ad Astra are expanding throughout Yorkshire, East Riding and the North East including Doncaster, Hull and County Durham.

We are soon to be opening our branch at the Humberheads Peatlands NNR before Christmas 2018


We are also very happy to welcome Rebecca, Natalie and Brady to our growing team.




Results-orientated Teaching

Ad Astra ensures that our students learn for life. Our bespoke teaching gives them the knowledge they need to prepare for their future.


Unlike many other ALP's we work in partnership with schools to deliver GCSE's.


We use a variety of additional study methods, offering a more inclusive form of teaching, to provide students with a better chance of success. This teaching approach is particularly designed to match the students' different learning types.


Our study groups enable students to apply their learning in a practical way. The teacher's role here is to provide inspiration and encourage the pupils to create their own study groups. 

            Working In Partnership

We at Ad Astra work in partnership with Lower Derwent Valley NNR  to deliver our educational packages.

We have had the fantastic opportunity to ring and record chicks, make bird boxes, record the wildlife living within the reserve and ensure maintainace of the reserve is met. The pupil's attitudes towards learning outdoors and being so close to the wildlife is simply outstanding, they are constantly learning new things and we have found that they are now taking up birdwatching as hobbies - something they would never have thought about until they joined Ad Astra!


We have seen and recorded such species as:

  • Roe Deer
  • Fallow Deer
  • Barn Owl
  • Otters
  • Fox
  • Peregrine Falcon
  • Buzzard
  • Kestrel
  • Curlews
  • Marsh Harriers
  • Pied Wagtails
  • Jackdaws
  • Chaffinches

And these sightings were recorded in one day!!


If you or someone you know would like to help please contact us using the contact details provided to the left of this page.


What our pupils have said about their experiences at the NNR Lower Derwent Valley.


'It was amazing, we had the opportunity to hold the animals! We love it, can't wait for next week!'

'Its awesome, I want to live here'

'I wish school was more like this'

'Why cant we come here every day, I feel like I'm learning loads'


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You can call us on

Office:  01904 449846


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AD ASTRA (Broadening Horizons) Limited

Company No: 09827977

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