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.


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.


Author: Wendy Garstin

Prior Insight

Prior’s Court has the opportunity to develop the first digital whole organisational recording and reporting system for children and young people with autism. Prior Insight will provide new insights and a better understanding of autism to enhance support.


There are over 500 staff at Prior’s Court to provide support 24 hours a day. There are full and part time roles working directly with our young people, business support, estates and housekeeping.


Author: Wendy Garstin

News and events

  • Government revises autism strategy; Prior’s Court responds

    On 05 December, the Government has announced that their review of services and support for autistic people will be extended to cover children as well as adults for the first time. CEO Mike Robinson welcomed the announcement. Read more

  • Tribute to those who lost their lives

    Thames Valley Police have now named our three colleagues who tragically lost their lives in a road traffic collision. CEO, Mike Robinson pays tribute to each of them. Read more

  • Autism in the media; Prior’s Court responds

    This week, the BBC covered a court case whereby a young person with autism had been excluded from school for showing aggressive behaviour. Read Prior's Court's response to this case here. Read more