Driving Instructor in Wimbledon

Barbara teaches in a Manual car providing Driving lessons in Wimbledon, Putney, Tooting, Wandsworth and surrounding areas.

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Age: 60’s

Car: Blue Renault Clio

Experience: 40+ years driving

Hobbies: Driving, Travel, Reading & Computer

Languages: English

Personal Profile: Patient, understanding and calm with a mature attitude.






Driving lessons DaytimeOur daytime rates cover lessons starting before 5pm (1700) on weekdays. Evening & WeekendOur Evening/Weekend rates apply to any lessons starting at 5pm (or later) and at any times on weekends or Bank Holidays.
1st Lesson 900
29.00 31.00
10 Lessons
6 Week course An Ideal beginners course - 2/3 lessons per week over a period of 6-9 weeks (depending on the test lead times in your area).
We book your theory test for you at the start so that you are studying alongside taking driving lessons. This course can be designed as a beginners course but we do recommend booking an assessment lesson first to get an accurate idea of how many lessons you will actually need.
The course cost includes:
- Your theory test
- Your Practical Driving Test for a weekday test
- 16 one hour lessons - booked daytime or evening
- Your pre-test lesson & use of our car on test
The advantage of this course is that we have the time for other lessons if needed before your test.
Pass Plus courseHighlight the Pass Plus Logo for full details
Intensive courses Intensive/ Crash courses - normally 5 hours per day & can be run over 2, 3, or 5 days.
The 5 day course is one week long start Monday finish Friday & we book your test for the following week, 2 & 3 day courses are similar where we try to book your test on the day following the course.
These courses are ideal for anyone that needs to pass quickly.
DaytimeOur daytime rates cover lessons starting before 5pm (1700) on weekdays. Evening & WeekendOur Evening/Weekend rates apply to any lessons starting at 5pm (or later) and at any times on weekends or Bank Holidays.
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Susan:: ” I had a great set of lessons with Barbara and she gave me great instruction which helped me pass my test! She is very laid back and makes the lessons fun, but also gives great feedback and tips on how to improve. She made me feel well prepared for my test and I would recommend her to anyone looking to learn to drive! ”

Sarah:: ” I am very pleased and happy as I passed my test today 28/5/19 all thanks to Barbara for her brilliant teaching and patience when I always doubted my self she helped me grow in confidence and I wouldn't of been able to do it with out her help,so thank you Barbara with all your patience with me. ”

Triana:: ” I am very satisfied with First class driving, as a driving school. My instructor Barbara, was the best instructor a learner could hope for. She is patient , understanding, experienced and knows how to teach all sorts of drivers at various levels. She is a perfectionist and she will ensure you are up to high standards for your test. I really recommend Barbara as an instructor and First class driving as a school. ”

James:: ” I'm so glad I found Barbara as an instructor. She's been fantastically helpful and never stopped pushing me to become a better driver. I feel I've got so much out of my lessons with her and now I've passed! Thanks Barbara! ”

Rebecca:: ” Learning with Barbara has been absolutely brilliant - I have had so much fun, laughter and have always felt at ease whilst knowing that she is still giving me the honest feedback I need to improve my driving. I have looked forward to my lessons with her every week for however long we've been driving together and she has encourage me to not give up every time I've fallen at a hurdle. Now I've passed I my test I can't wait to do my pass plus with her and get on the road together again - you've not seen the last of me B!!! Would highly recommend her at any and all levels, and she'll have you creasing up she's so fun! X #8221;

Shaina:: ”I am pleased to say that i have been extremely satisfied with the service received from 1st class driving. Once i was set up with Barbara, i knew I was in good hands. Barbra always arrived on time and always with a smile. She had belief that i could do it, even when things were difficult. Barbara didn't stand for any of my nonsense. She answred all my questions and repeated them when i forgot, and really taught me every rule while on the road. There is nothing we didnt cover. We also covered all weather conditions. Passing first time is a proof of the hard work of both teacher and student. In mu opinion, Anyone who gets Barbara as a teacher is a lucky student. Thank you #8221;

Rayyan:: ”Barbara was an amazing driving instructor and has helped me with so much especially with becoming a great driver. Even when I’ve done things wrong she has helped me to go through the procedures and has always kept strength with me Since my first hiccup in my test. I would recommend to people who are looking to learn how to drive, I can promise you there is no better than Barbara and she will help you a lot with everything. HIGHLY RECOMMEND! ”

Cristina :: ”Barbara is a amazing instructor, she is really patient, honest and really pushes you to do you best . She defiantly helped my confidence to grow when driving and encouragement. Thanks to Barbara I passed FIRST TIME!!!! ”

Remmae :: ”Barbara is an amazing instructor and is single handedly the reason i passed my test, i would highly recommend barbara to anyone and honestly think she would benefit any driver learning to drive with 1st class as she is an asset to the company. Always punctual, good communication and very understanding when it comes to her pupils! ”

Anisar:: ”Amazing instructor! Helped me pass my test first time, I wouldn't have been able to don't without her! ”

Esther:: ”I started with Barbara mid Feb of this year and just 4 months later I have passed! She is an amazing instructor. So personable and an actual joy to get along with. Her teaching skills are great and I loved how she pushed me out of my comfort zone, whilst never making me feel scared. Each week I found myself impatiently waiting for my next lesson, because I enjoyed the driving and Barabara made the experience that much more pleasant. She explained everything clearly and tailored her instruction to suit my needs. She always went above and beyond in sending me extra things that would help, and I can't thank her enough. Her teaching is so straight forward, it's hard not to pass! Highly recommended. ”

Patrice:: ”BARBRA IS THE BEST!!! After being with 2 different driving schools barbra has got to be the best instructor i have ever had.... she is patient... honest and really pushes you to do your best.... thanks to barbra i have learnt something ive wanted to do for so many years which was to pass my manual driving test... driving was actually one of my life time goals and barbra helped me make that happen... she is amazing ”

Alisha:: ”Great instructor very professional patient pushes you to a limit that she knows you can get to., will see the best in you and bring that best out I had well over the amount of lessons with Barbara. But she defiantly helped my confidence to grow when driving, and through barbara's help I passed first time. The best driving instructor I know!!! ”

Maryyam:: ”Barbara is AMAZING! I started with 1st class driving a year ago and have been happy ever since! she is so relaxing, calm and funny. someone who makes you feel so confident in what you are doing and also inspiring. We've had such a good time doing lessons and I will definitely miss her face every week!! but welle stay in touch for sure. I took my test and passed FIRST TIME!! and thats all down to Barbara and her amazing self!! Thank you so much I will remember this forever!! ”

Stephanie:: ”Passed my test today with Barbara, first time. I had a previous instructure, who was unreliable, always late and very unprofessional. I had no choice but to change him, my test was already booked, and I chose Barbara, jAll the doubts I felt, where gone after my first lesson with Barbara she was very professional, she gave me confidence and encouragement. I would recommend her, my son will be taken lessons with her. Thanks Babs. ”

Yusra:: ”Thanks to my amazing instructor Barbara i learnt how to drive a manual car. Barbara was considerate, patient and pushed me to do well and most importantly belived in me from the start. if you have Barbara as your instrutor you are very lucky as she is a lovely instructor and also easy-going! thanks once again Barbara for teaching me to drive and most importantly being safe on the road. ”

Vinod:: ”I want to thank Barbara for the support and guidance for successfully achieving my practical driving licence. I am very grateful for her patience and her timely corrections enabled me to improve my driving skills. I would have never been able to pass my test the first time without the help of Barbara. Thanks again. ”

Syed:: ”I found Barbara to be a great instructor. She was a very patient and considerate teacher and I felt I progressed considerably with each lesson. With her help I managed to pass first time! I would definitely recommend her to anyone who needed lessons. ”

Hanan: ”Barbara was a great driving instructor. She was very patient throughout all my stages of driving and always made me feel at ease when on the road. She helped me build my confidence in driving, and was always flexible with lessons despite her busy schedule! Thanks for helping me pass Barbara! ”

 Jack with Driving test pass certificateEmily: ”Barbara has just taught my son to drive and he has passed today first time, we are delighted. Barbara is an excellent instructor and I could not recommend her more highly. She is calm and patient and gives clear and thorough instruction and my son enjoyed learning to drive and felt confident. She is reliable and always arrived on time for lessons. She guided us on how many lessons she thought my son needed and told us when he was test ready and she was exactly right. She agreed to take my son on despite the fact we are outside her area and we are so grateful for this. We are very much hoping that she may consider teaching our daughter in a year's time, she would be our first choice. ”

Harry: ”Barbara was the perfect instructor for me. She was very thorough and let me go at my own pace but also knew exactly when to push me. Barbara's attention to detail and ability to go the extra mile meant that I felt really prepared and confident going into the test. When I started having lessons with her she made me feel at ease very quickly as we had a great laugh. She was also very flexible with her availability which helped me loads as I have a very hectic schedule and she wanted me to pass as quickly as possible rather than dragging out my lessons to make me spend more. Her Clio is a great car to learn in as it handles really well and doesn't take up very much space in the road! Thanks for making me a confident and safe driver Barbs! ”

Daniel with Driving test pass certificateZero faults for Daniel

Patrice with Driving test pass certificatePatrice passed with Barbara

Alicia with Driving test pass certificateAlicia passed with Barbara

Sanya with Driving test pass certificateSanya passed with Barbara

Emma with Driving test pass certificateEmma passed with Barbara

Umar with Driving test pass certificateUmar passed with Barbara

Davi with Driving test pass certificateSavi passed with Barbara