Villa returned to winning ways in the Barclays U18 Premier League with a superb display at Reading.
Tony McAndrew's team brought to an end a losing sequence of nine matches with an excellent performance.
Thomas Strain scored two goals to set the claret and blues on the way to victory.
And Jerell Sellars also continued his impressive form by finding the target.
Villa travel to Manchester City in their next league fixture on Saturday.
VILLA: Hill, Leggett, Nehemie, R Strain, Daire, Toner, O'Brien, Sellars, T Strain, Abdo, McKirdy. Subs: Wildin [for T Strain 80], Bannister, Lyons-Foster, Lewis, Anthony.