Building a future for people with autism

Dedicated to bringing the highest level of expertise to support and improve life chances for people with autism.

Court Building side view

Specialist autism provision

Developing communication, vocational and independent living skills. Supporting people with autism, learning difficulties, complex needs and challenging behaviour.

Prior's Court School students

Specialist autism provision

Specialist approach, highly trained staff, adapted and structured environment, onsite therapy team.

Prior's Court celebrate Ofsted result

Welcome to Prior's Court

Prior's Court is committed to building a future for children and young people with autism.

entrance gate

Celebrating 15 years of autism expertise

Celebrating 15 years of specialist provision for young people with autism thanks to the generosity of Founding Patron Dame Stephanie Shirley.

15th anniversary

A non-profit making charity

Prior's Court is a non-profit making charity which supports an independent special school and young adult provision for people with autism and complex needs.

Prior's Court student and staff - art in the playground

Raising funds

To provide specialist facilities, equipment and activities for our young people. Thank you to everyone who supports us.

Student in the multi-sensory room

Specialist autism provision

Supporting people with autism, learning difficulties, complex needs and challenging behaviour. Developing communication, vocational and independent living skills.

Two students PECS communication
Specialist school<br/>5 - 19
An independent, specialist school for pupils from 5 - 19 years with autism, moderate to severe learning difficulties and complex needs

Young adult<br/>19 - 25
Providing a supportive living and learning environment to develop essential life and vocational skills for young adults aged 19 - 25 years with autism

Autism training<br/>& conferences
Specialist training and consultancy for all working in autism, with conferences and courses led by experienced practitioners and experts

The HR team at Prior's Court are holding drop in open days on Friday 27th February from 12 noon to 6pm and Saturday 28th February from 10am to 2pm.
New multi-sensory suite opened
Prior’s Court thanked donors who attended the official opening of a new state of the art Multi-Sensory environment for young people with autism on Thursday 12th February.
National Storytelling Week
Prior’s Court School took part in the 15th annual National Storytelling Week which is held during the first week of February every year.
Autism-friendly carol concert
Young people at Prior's Court were treated to an autism-friendly carol concert thanks to Newbury town band, Watership Brass.
A spectacular event raises £112,000 for Outdoor Play
Prior’s Court’s fundraising team were delighted to reach their target for outdoor play equipment raising most of the money through the generosity of guests at a very special event.
Reading Half Marathon – 22/03/2015

We are looking for runners in this event to get sponsored for Prior’s Court and support young people with autism.

Prior’s Court Golf Day – 15/05/2015

Come along and join us for what is set to be a great day’s golfing!

Spinnaker Tower Abseil – 06/06/2015

We are looking for some thrill seekers to take part in an abseil down the Spinnaker Tower to raise funds for Prior’s Court.

Spinnaker Tower Abseil – 20/06/2015

We are looking for some thrill seekers to take part in an abseil down the Spinnaker Tower to raise funds for Prior’s Court.