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

  • Quarterly newsletter - January 2019

    Read all the latest news from Prior's Court in our quarterly newsletter Read more

  • Prior's Court residential home wins prestigious award

    A purpose-built home for young people with severe autism at Prior’s Court has been recognised at the 2018 British Construction Industry Awards. Read more

  • Family fund appeal concludes

    The Prior’s Court Family Fund appeal closed on Friday 14 December. A total of £44,000 was raised, which will go directly to the families of the three members of staff who tragically lost their lives in the road traffic collision in October, as well as the two still receiving treatment in hospital. Read more