What we do 5-19

Prior's Court School is an independent special school for young people with autism aged 5 to 19 years. All students are on the autism spectrum and have moderate to severe learning difficulties and complex needs.

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Author: Wendy Garstin

What we do 19-25

Prior’s Court Young Adult Provision was set up in 2011 to meet the continuing needs of young adults between the ages of 19 and 25 with autism, learning difficulties and complex needs.

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Author: Wendy Garstin

Changing Lives

Our staff are crucial to the progress of young people. Find out how you can embark on a rewarding career making a real difference to young people with severe autism.

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Author: Wendy Garstin

Let Me Shine

To mark World Autism Awareness Day on 2nd April, Prior’s Court released a new single, ‘Let Me Shine’, to challenge perceptions of autism. Please listen to the song, watch the video and help share the message.

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Author: Rachel Drinkwater

News and events

  • Prior's Court recognised at a global level

    World renowned TEACCH organisation at the University of North Carolina recommended Founders of the AI You Foundation in China visit Prior's Court to see examples of best practice in supporting young people with autism. We were delighted to welcome them to our provision. Read more

  • Ofsted praise new facilities as an 'outstanding environment'

    Our new purpose-built living and learning facilities enable us to support an additional 13 young people severely affected by autism and create new jobs. Read more

  • Wheelyboat makes maiden voyage

    A new Prior’s Court Wheelyboat, named after our Founding Patron Dame Stephanie Shirley, has made her maiden voyage at Burghfield Sailing Club. Read more