Meet The Schools

Prior’s Court School – Prior’s Court School is a registered charity providing education and residential care for young people with complex autism, aged 5-25. “Set within a 50 acre site near Hermitage, we have extensive bespoke facilities to help our young people to be healthy, happy, more independent and have the opportunity to work. Accessing the services offered by the Newbury RDA provides our young people with benefits around communication, motor skills and physical exercise and, most importantly, is an enjoyable activity for them to engage with.” For more information, go to

Mary Hare School – Mary Hare School is both a day and boarding school for deaf children in Newbury. “The Newbury RDA are incredibly informative and helpful. They have provided invaluable support to our adults and children who have attended weekly sessions. Working with our deaf children, they are patient and enthusiastic. The Newbury RDA encourage the children whilst ensuring that they provide clear instructions to support language and understanding. The children gain many benefits from working with horses such as developing their self-awareness, assertive communication and developing their physical strength such as core stability and coordination. Each week the children return from the Newbury RDA beaming with pride and confidence and keen to share what they have learnt with others”, Head Teacher. For more information visit

Trinity School -Trinity School is a co-educational secondary school with academy status in Newbury

Fir Tree School – Fir Tree School is a primary school in Newbury

The Avenue School – The Avenue School takes children of all ages with complex medical and physical needs in Reading

The Castle School – The Castle School is a school for children aged 3 to 19 with moderate, severe or profound/complex learning difficulties

Theale Church of England Primary School – Theale School is a primary school that has a special unit for children who have autism spectrum disorder