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Learning to driver is one of the most important things we do in how can we make it easier?


The QUALITY driving school

Around the Bend is a professional driving school with a fully vetted workforce.

Our driving instructors are dedicated to providing quality training. our learners are taught the skills needed to pass their test & stay safe afterwards in a realistic timescale. We DO NOT string lessons out for more money.

Our High Pass Rates* say it all. Our team of dedicated instructor consistently produce pass rates that are higher than the national average.


Considering private practice?

download private practice guideAround the Bend encourages Private Practice. In order to make best use of private practice, we've put together some guidelines to help. Download our 'hints n tips' private pratice guide  click here.

Common faults can develop with private practice, is insufficient use of the mirrors. Once a 'bad habit' has developed, it is extremely difficult to put right.


Show me / Tell me questions - answered!

show me tell me At the start of your driving test, you will be asked 2 questions to do with the maintenance of the vehcile. These are known as the 'Show me / Tell me' questions.

One of our most forward thinking instructors - known as BIG V - has put together the answers, with pictures where possible to help! click here



Insurance for learners - from Collingwood

Collingwood offers specialist insurance for learner drivers

The policy runs alongside other policies so that parents, friends & family don't have to risk their own no claims.

Click the logo to go straight to the Collingwood Learners site.

Flexible Short Term Insurance For Learner Drivers

Teaching in your own car?

With a Collingwood Learner Driver Insurance policy you can insure any car, group 15 or less and under £20,000 in value, when you need it, from as short as a week without risk to your own insurance policy.

Find out more here.