At Newbury & Thatcham Hockey Club we would like all young people to experience hockey and gain a passion for team sports. We have a well established junior section and coach more than 100 young people each week. In May 2017 we became one of the first clubs to achieve the new England Hockey Clubmark Accreditation.

We invite young players from seven years old (year three) to join training. At 16 years old, players transfer in to the senior section of the club. Our season starts in September and finishes at Easter. We align ourselves to school term dates and have a break over half term the same time. There is no training or matches during the summer.

Should you wish to try out hockey please contact juniors@nt-hc.org and we will book a space in one of the next junior sessions.

General Info
Kit & equipment

  • All junior players must wear a gum shield (mouth guards) and shin guards
  • Training and matches are played on astroturf. Astroturf shoes are preferred but trainers are acceptable
  • Henwick playing fields are often cold and windy. Tracksuits are recommended for all players
  • Any and all comfortable sports clothing can be worn for training

We now have an online ordering system for junior kit - please use this link. The club playing colour is red. In the event of a clash, white playing tops are worn.


Annual junior (U18) subscription - £80 per player per season
Match fee - £3 per player per match
One-off training fee - £5 per player per session


Please see the club concessions policy for full terms:

  • 50% reduction in annual junior subscription for each and every additional young player supported by the same parent / guardian (full annual junior subscription is still payable for first young player).
  • Up to 100% off annual junior subscription and match fees for those suffering exceptional financial hardship


The Junior Committee oversees all aspects of junior development and reports into the main Club Management Committee.

Concerns and General Info

If you have any concerns or feedback please contact any of the contacts listed

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Please use the link below to browse the junior documents section, including membership forms:

League Tables

Click on the links below to junior junior league tables:
U14 Boys
U16 Boys
U14 Girls
U16 Girls