Pre School

Ad Astra run 2 pre school sessions per week. Tinky Tot Play and Tinky Tot Dance, both of these session are designed to encourage children to engage and become more social with others. The play session includes free play, role play, crafts and singing.The dance and movement session encourages children to become more active through music and movement. Parents and carers also get the opportunity to talk and support each other throughout the session.


Children & Young people

Ad Astra offer regular sessions throughout the week. After school clubs, a junior youth club, a youth cafe and a teenage dance group.


Schools Work

Schools work is a big part of our programme. Each week we deliver our listening support programme in 2 of Barnsley’s Academy’s, along with the Lunchtime Period project. These sessions are put in place to provide support and guidance to any young people within school. In primary schools we offer peer support , buddy training and transition  programmes to years 5/6.



Our community programme consists of 2 women’s support groups, a volunteer support group, community cafes, SEND support groups and community bingo.