Building a future for people with autism

Dedicated to bringing the highest level of expertise to support and improve life chances for people with autism.

Court Building side view

Specialist autism provision

Developing communication, vocational and independent living skills. Supporting people with autism, learning difficulties, complex needs and challenging behaviour.

Prior's Court School students

Specialist autism provision

Specialist approach, highly trained staff, adapted and structured environment, onsite therapy team.

Prior's Court celebrate Ofsted result

Welcome to Prior's Court

Prior's Court is committed to building a future for children and young people with autism.

entrance gate

Celebrating 15 years of autism expertise

Celebrating 15 years of specialist provision for young people with autism thanks to the generosity of Founding Patron Dame Stephanie Shirley.

15th anniversary

A non-profit making charity

Prior's Court is a non-profit making charity which supports an independent special school and young adult provision for people with autism and complex needs.

Prior's Court student and staff - art in the playground

Raising funds

To provide specialist facilities, equipment and activities for our young people. Thank you to everyone who supports us.

Student in the multi-sensory room

Specialist autism provision

Supporting people with autism, learning difficulties, complex needs and challenging behaviour. Developing communication, vocational and independent living skills.

Two students PECS communication
Specialist school<br/>5 - 19
An independent, specialist school for pupils from 5 - 19 years with autism, moderate to severe learning difficulties and complex needs

Young adult<br/>19 - 25
Providing a supportive living and learning environment to develop essential life and vocational skills for young adults aged 19 - 25 years with autism

Autism training<br/>& conferences
Specialist training and consultancy for all working in autism, with conferences and courses led by experienced practitioners and experts

Our next recruitment open day is on 12th March 2016, here at Prior's Court School. Come along to find out what it's like to work for us and how you can make a difference to young people severely affected by autism.
Plate decorating for Chinese New Year
Students embrace Chinese New Year activities as part of our adapted spiritual, moral, social and cultural curriculum.
National Storytelling Week 2016
Students are taken into a magical, imaginary world with sensory stories and fancy dress as part of the national event.
Dove Cottage celebrates CQC result
Staff and young people celebrate Dove Cottage’s recent CQC inspection result.
New tuck shop at Prior's Court School
The opening of a new tuck shop means students can learn key vocational skills to take into the community.
Prior’s Court Golf Day – 13/05/2016

Our annual golf day is set to be another popular event to raise money for 'Prior's Court of Tomorrow'. Get your tickets today.

Spinnaker Tower Abseil – 18/06/2016

Looking for an adrenalin rush? Look no further, abseil down Spinnaker Tower whilst raising money to support our young people with autism.

Spinnaker Tower Abseil – 09/07/2016

Looking for an adrenalin rush? Look no further, abseil down Spinnaker Tower whilst raising money to support our young people with autism.