Football Player and Coach Development Programme at Blessed Hugh Faringdon Sixth Form, you will have the opportunity to gain your FA level coaching qualification (recognised worldwide) as well as your Sports Leaders Level 3 which carries 16 UCAS points.

In addition to the coaching module, you will receive weekly training sessions delivered by Reading FC coaches and also represent Reading FC in the Community Education Football Alliance League where you will have the opportunity to play against representatives of clubs like Crystal Palace, Watford, Brentford and many more EFL teams.

To gain access onto the course, you will need to:

  • Meet the grade criteria to enter our sixth form
  • Study 3 additional A Level or equivalent course
  • Pass the interview and practical assessment process

What next?

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There will be a taster session delivered by the Reading FC coaches on Tuesday 24th November at 3:15pm – 4:30pm*

(*owing to Covid restrictions, this taster session will now only be available to current Year 11 BHF students)

Attend BHF 6th Form virtual Open Evening, including a live webinar at 6.30pm and online taster lessons for A Level & BTEC subjects on Thursday 26th November. Join via the ‘Sixth Form’ section of our website:

Application process:

Applications for 6th Form 2021 will be uploaded to our website on 26th November and must be completed and returned by 3pm on Friday 18th December 2020.

Football trials will be scheduled for January & February 2021.

If you have any queries, please contact Head of 6th Form, Ms H Jordan at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.