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Elite Development Programme

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Course Booklet

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Are you a current Year 11 or Year 12 student, looking to pursue a career in football?

You can now apply to join our Elite Development Programme from September 2019. Players are able to combine their academic studies with a range of A-Level and BTEC Qualifications, and a full-time football programme located at The Hive London.



  • Provide a full-time football programme at Barnet Football Club’s state of the art The Hive training and stadium complex.
  • Coach players to an academy standard, with UEFA Qualified Academy Coaching staff leading training sessions and matchdays. Multi-disciplinary provision given to players with analysis, strength and conditioning and position specific, including goalkeeping coaching, offered.
  • Marry student’s football with a full-time education at Canons High School. Students attend the school every day and have the opportunity to study a variety of subjects.
MONDAY: Education (hours dependent on timetable). Training: 15:30-17:00 
TUESDAY: Education (hours dependent on timetable). Training: 15:30-17:00 
WEDNESDAY: Matchday (All three squads partake infixtures, played at The Hive or away)
THURSDAY: Education (Thursday provides the players with a chance to rest and recuperate physically, and independently catch up on college work)
FRIDAY: Education (hours dependent on timetable). Training: 15:30-17:00
If you have any questions regarding the Elite Development Programme, please contact Andrew Driscoll, Head of EDP, on