Quarterly newsletter - January 2019

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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

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

Press statement; Devastating news from Prior's Court

On Thursday 11 October, Prior’s Court received a call from Thames Valley Police informing us that one of our minibuses had been involved in a serious road traffic collision with a heavy goods vehicle on the M4.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

5 star food hygiene rating for Prior's Court Bakery

We are incredibly proud that our new Prior's Court Bakery has been awarded the maximum 5* food hygiene rating by the Food Standards Agency.Read more

Creative development in action with Replay Theatre Company

We were delighted to host a visit from Replay Theatre Company who undertook a week of research and observation to support the development of a brand new show, specifically for young autistic audiences.Read more

'Good' CQC rating retained in Young Adult's Dove Cottage

Following an inspection in May, CQC have subsequently issued a report awarding Dove Cottage a ‘good’ rating, retaining its status from the previous inspection.Read more

Bakery Manager appointed thanks to funding from Berkshire Freemasons

An Artisan Bakery Manager has been appointed at Prior’s Court, thanks to funding from Berkshire Freemasons.Read more

Our first festival a colourful success!

The first ever Prior's Court Festival brought together young people, their families and staff for a fun day at our beautiful 50 acre site near Hermitage.Read more