The Henley College Elite Football Development Programme

The Henley College Elite Football Development Programme

 Wycombe Wanderers Foundation work in partnership with The Henley College to deliver an Elite Football Development Programme which offers talented players aged 16-19 the opportunity to play top-level football whilst at the same time continuing their academic studies.

The Elite Football Development Programme allows students to access over 60 different courses – comprising A-levels, BTEC’s and vocational pathways – alongside participation in a professional football curriculum which includes an extensive games programme against other professional football club & college partnerships.

The Elite Football Development Programme is delivered collaboratively by Wycombe Wanderers Foundations highly qualified and experienced coaches and The Henley Colleges professional teachers and tutors.

The Henley College welcomes students from Buckinghamshire, Berkshire and Oxfordshire, plus attracts students from further afield due to its excellent sporting programmes and facilities, as well as the wide range of subjects on offer.

Benefits of the Elite Football Development Programme include:

  • High calibre, full-time academic programme of either A levels or BTEC/Vocational subjects
  • Opportunity to learn, develop and improve on the pitch
  • Tailored strength & conditioning programme
  • Nutrition and lifestyle learning and advice
  • Valuable insight into the football and sports development industries
  • Work experience opportunities
  • Part-time coaching opportunities
  • Established exit routes into employment following completion
  • Opportunities to earn USA Soccer Scholarships or progress into non-league football in the UK.

To find out more please visit the Henley College website by CLICKING HERE.

Download the WWF flier here – WWF Flier 

You can also contact the Henley Colleges’ Head of Programme Tom Guy on or email Wycombe Wanderers Foundations Head of Sports Participation Kirk Williams on

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