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Due to the ongoing Covid 19 virus situation and for the safety of our customers and Instructors all driving lessons are postponed with the exception of critical workers.

We’re monitoring the situation closely and will restart lessons when it’s safe to do so, those who fall into the category of critical workers can call us on 07597 700205. If you’re already taking lessons with Pass 1st your Instructor will contact you when we can safely get you back behind the wheel. If you have any queries or you would like to book lessons in advance you can call us on 07597 700205

Everyone at Pass 1st would like to thank our Driving Instructors for their continued support and professionalism during this incredibly challenging time.

Thank you for your understanding and stay safe.

We are the number 1 driving school for Folkestone and all surrounding areas using the Folkestone test centre.

We have more passes than any other driving school month after month.

Why not try our intensive courses (with dedicated instructors specializing in getting you test ready)

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Over 25 instructors to choose from

Choice of instructors and cars

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More passes than any other driving school in this area

We aim to get you passed quicker

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Established since 2007

Tried and tested teaching techniques

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Relaxed learning environment

No stress approach to teaching

Who are Pass 1st?

We're a Kent based school of motoring formed by two highly experienced Driving Instructors, Kieron Cook and Tom Scotland. We have over 23 driving instructors covering, Ashford, Dover, Deal, Folkestone, Hawkinge, Hythe, New Romney, and surrounding areas.

We offer our students the opportunity to pass their driving tests quickly in a relaxed and safe learning environment, using tried and tested teaching techniques.

Well known for our successful pass rates, particularly with young drivers, we strongly believe that getting driving experience at an early age is paramount to becoming a safer driver so we have introduced our very popular Young Drivers Club. (Driving lessons for 11-17 year olds).


What is your driving need?

Driving lessons from £28

Learning to drive should be relaxed and enjoyable.

At Pass 1st School of Motoring, we tailor lessons to suit your ability, whether you're just beginning or a more advanced driver.

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Young drivers club

We are passionate about road safety and offer a range of young driver courses for 11-16 years old's.

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Join thousands of other teens that have passed with us!


Congratulations Ellie on a great first time pass in an automatic car with only two minors. Great drive despite having tonsillitis.


Congratulations to Chloe Berry. Passing her driving test in Folkestone today. Well deserved Pass. It was an absolute pleasure.


Congratulations Sarah on a great first time pass with Pass 1st Driving School in an Automatic car. See you on the road.


Congratulations Sophie ! On passing your driving test with 6 minors good drive well done. You deserve it! It’s been a pleasure teaching you

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Enrol yourself or another person for driving lessons or our Young Drivers Club. Get our beginners special 5 hours for £85. Pay now or later.
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Free 3 part email series to get you up and driving as soon as you can. Includes advice and links on getting your licence, passing your theory and how to get the family involved.
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