Part of what makes our approach so successful is the high level of expertise staff maintain. A strong focus on training ensures staff have a variety of strategies to suit the individual's needs. Read more
The residential accommodation and educational facilities have been carefully designed to provide a welcoming environment which reflects the special needs of pupils with autism. Read more
The most crucial factor for achieving success is the consistency of approach which enables learning to take place throughout the waking day and in all settings. Read more
Prior’s Court is dedicated to bringing the highest level of expertise to support and improve life chances for people with severe autism. Read more
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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
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