CHRISTMAS GIFT VOUCHERS - Buy your loved ones some driving lessons for 2021 with the Islands Premier Driving Academy. We are proud to have 91x 5 STAR Reviews from Google, Facebook & YELL. Gift vouchers are professionally produced and can be purchased from our online shop at You can purchase a 2hr Lesson or bulk buy and save money. #isleofwightlife #isleofwightdiscounts ...

Christmas Gift Packs for SALE. Ranging from our Silver to Platinum packages & also our very popular Winter Car Care Pack. All available to purchase from our online shop at *all products for sale are new and unused ...

Please please DO NOT use websites to try and get a short notice test date.
We completely appreciate that having your tests cancelled and rearranged because of lockdown that you are frustrated and eager to pass.
Unfortunately each Instructor has multiple students and pre booked commitments so they cannot always accommodate your revised test.
You also have to think if it’s realistically achievable.
Please don’t do anything without speaking to your Instructor. They have your best interests at heart and also know their commitments.
If you grab and early date and are not ready then your chances of passing are lessened and then it’s March 2021 for new test dates.
You also lose that original test slot.
Please think before you act.
We may not be able to accommodate your test.

On a personal note, she’s been cleaned and coated and ready for Winter. Missed 4 track days in 2020 due to lockdown but looking forward to 2021. Had more ride time after lockdown than in the previous years. #ducati #ducati1098stricolore #ducati1098 #ducati1098s ...

Car Care Winter Pack delivered FREE to one lucky customer this evening after having won our Facebook competition. #drivinghomeforchristmas #christmas ...

PLATINUM Christmas Gift Pack * Sorry but Gonks NOT included 😂* SAVE £16.90p
WAS £306.89p..... NOW ONLY £289.99p
We are so excited to have created our Platinum pack as a premium Christmas Gift for your loved ones. With lockdown going into Dec 2020 why not let us deliver this pack to your door in a Christmas Bag with FREE delivery. * We can only deliver to Island addresses.

For sale from one of the Islands Premier Driving Schools. Due to lockdown please give up to
7 working days delivery as our suppliers are working on reduced staff and trading hours

Contents – All New & Unused.
Gift Voucher for 5 hours of driving lessons.
TomTom Car Sat Nav Start 52 Lite, 5 Inch with EU Maps, Integrated Reversible Mount.
Car Phone holder, MPOW windscreen holder with a flexi long arm and stabiliser dash mount. Suitable for I-phone, Samsung & android phones.
DTS Pro Theory App – Full access to the most comprehensive online theory provider. Includes full question bank, hazard perception, practical mock tests and more...
4000mAh Power Bank incl. cable. His product is aluminium, ultra thin, portable and can be used with I-Phone, Samsung & other makes of phone and tablets. (Available in Pink, Blue & Silver)
Griffin Power car charger with dual USB 12v lighter socket adapter.
Mini Ultra bright silver aluminium 9 LED pocket torch ( batteries not included )
First Aid Carry Bag Kit – All essentials included.
Summit 2pk Circular convex mirrors ( 2inch) essential aid for reversing. Used by our own instructors.
AA Fully Magnetic L & P plates. Not to be confused with the cheaper magnetic strips from other manufacturers.
DVSA Official Highway code for 2020.
California Scents air freshener in a tin with a ring pull top and diffuser. #christmas #christmasiscoming

WINTER CAR CAR PACK - ONLY £19.99p ** GONK NOT INCLUDED ** Here at the I.O.W Driving Academy, we are offering for SALE this great little Winter Pack. Now that the 1st Frost has hit us our 'Winter Pack is great Value' Included in this Pack - 1x Metallic 4000mAh Power Bank Ultra Slim Portable Charger for I-Phones, Samsung & tablets. USB cord included ( available in PInk, Blue & Silver ) 1x Silver Aluminium Ultra Bright 9 LED pocket Torch ( batteries not included ) 1x Griffin Power Car adapter charger Dual USB port, 1x Car Plan De-Icer spray 300ml, 1x Kent Microfibre Demist Pad & 1x Ice Scraper. ONLY for SALE on the Isle of Wight at present. This pack retails for £23.46p but you can purchase it FOR ONLY £19.99p.... SAVE £3.47p and get it delivered for free to your home address. For Sale from one of the Islands Premier Driving Schools. Due to lockdown please give up to 7 days delivery as our suppliers are working on reduced staff and trading hours
Please contact us directly

Sneak Preview of some fourthcoming Christmas Gift Parcels.
The I.O.W Driving Academy is offering something different for Christmas 2020.
We have our Winter Pack, Silver, Gold & Platinum Christmas Packs.
Stay tuned ....

FIRST TIME PASS! Congratulations 🎉 to Martyn Miller on passing his driving test today, Tues 3rd Nov 2020 on his 1st attempt...

Very well done Martyn, you really deserved this, you overcame your nerves & passed first time! Very best wishes for the future, Clive

Instructor - Clive Lawson

FIRST TIME PASS with the Academy!
CONGRATULATIONS to Dylan Holdsworth on passing his driving test today, Mon 2nd Nov 2020 at his 1st attempt.
Well done Dylan, this was a great achievement today. You’re driving is of a very safe standard and you deserved your pass today. Best wishes for the future, Paul
Instructor - Paul Cole

Update on lockdown measures in England

Following the announcement on Saturday 31 October 2020 around further lockdown measures being introduced in England. The DVSA are working closely with the Government to agree the impact these will have on DVSA services.

All driver and rider training and tests will be suspended in England from 5 November until 2 December 2020. The DVSA will be contacting affected test candidates soon.

We don’t have an update yet on key worker training or tests. As soon as we do, we will contact any relevant students.

Update Re : Lockdown

We know last night's news would not have come as a complete shock to many, but nevertheless it is news which will have had a jarring effect on all trainers & students with lessons and tests booked for the fourth coming 6 weeks. We as an Industry are already running massively behind with a big back log.

Please be assured that our Industry leaders in Driving tuition have been in contact with the DVSA overnight and urged them to expedite a communication to the driver training section as to how exactly this latest lockdown will impact practical and theory testing and to also give clear guidance on how it impacts driver and rider training along with key workers.

As far as we can work out as of Sunday morning, tests and lessons are as normal until lockdown on Thurs.
Your Instructor will update you personally.

We will update you as soon as we know more.

CONTRATULATIONS to John Lowe on passing his driving test today, Fri 30th Oct 2020 at Newport, Isle of Wight.
Congratulations John, so pleased for you, we knew you could do it! All the best for the future, Clive

Instructor - Clive Lawson

CALLUM BUCKLEY PASSES FIRST TIME - Congratulations to Callum on passing his driving test today, Thurs 29th Oct 2020 at his first attempt with just 4 driving faults.

Well done Callum, you reached test standard very quickly & had an excellent result in bad weather conditions! Very best wishes for the future, Clive

Instructor - Clive Lawson

1st Time Pass!! CONGRATULATIONS to Becky Mulligan on passing her driving test today, 26th Oct 2020 at her 1st attempt with just 4 driving faults.
Well Done Becky, great result today and very well deserved. Great safe drive, best wishes for the future, Paul
Instructor - Paul Cole #driving #drivingtests

1st TIME PASS! CONGRATULATIONS to Oliver Harris who passed his driving Test 1st time with 4 minors on Fri 23rd Oct 2020.
Well done a great drive, just mind your bay park though, so enjoy your driving and as always be safe. Nick
Instructor - Nick Mount

Driving Test Success Theory FREE to all our students
The I.O.W Driving Academy has signed up to bring our students the U.K’s best and most comprehensive theory test provider. Our students can receive FREE and unlimited online theory test training courtesy of our Academy.
Contact your instructor and they will give you the details on how you sign up. Let us cover your theory costs.
You can text message us directly on 07717497579 with your Instructors name, your name and a valid email address. We will then send you an activation link with a password.
you can then use the full benefits of DTS Anytime.

1st Time Pass!!
CONGRATULATIONS to Joe Morton on passing his driving test 1st time today, Mon 19th Oct 2020 with only 5 driver faults.
Well Done Joe, great drive today and you got over your nerves well. Enjoy your independence and as always ‘be safe’ , Nick
Instructor - Nick Mount #driving #drivingtestsuccess #drivingtest

The I.O.W Driving Academy are proud to support world mental health day today.
“it’s ok to not be ok”sometimes.
We are always here if anyone needs to talk or wants someone to confide in ,
#dontsufferinsilence #wmhd2020

**SHOP NOW OPEN with SECURE ONLINE PAYMENT.**  FREE DELIVERY on purchases over £20.00 & DELIVERY to I.O.W ADRESSES ONLY.  BUY  our Christmas Gift Vouchers, Christmas Gift Packs, ranging from Silver, Gold & Platinum. 

Driving Lessons On The Isle Of Wight.

The Isle  of Wight ( I.O.W ) Driving Academy is a family run premier driving school serving the Isle of Wight with an extremely high first time pass rate. We emphasise professional tuition, therefore giving our students the highest quality of training. 

The training of our driving instructors is what makes our driving academy so successful and ensures we are very well qualified to teach you. Our founder, Paul Cole, has even attained Grade 6 Approved Driving Instructor status (only 6% of UK Instructors ever reach this standard  (it’s classed as an accolade within the Industry ) Paul has also qualified as a Grade A Driving Instructor under the new criteria. We aim to make our students the safest possible drivers for their test and for the future. Our driving lessons are structured and tailored to each individual pupil’s requirements. We want to make your driving lessons enjoyable, fun and relaxed.

With structured training you will be amazed at just how soon you can get your licence.

“OFFICIAL” – 100% 1ST TIME PASS RATE for INTENSIVE DRIVING COURSES for 2019… The Islands leading provider of driving courses for Learner Drivers….  7 out of 10 students pass  their tests 1st Time with the Academy on  regular lessons…


We have already got our PPE and are set to go. We are  using temperature guns to check students before they enter our cars.

We want to reassure everybody that we will make the environment, you & us as safe as possible.

Thank you & we look forward to seeing you all again soon.

WINTER CAR CARE PACK – ONLY £19.99p – SAVE £4.95p  


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