SMS Driving School in Southampton

Learn to drive a Automatic car with Steve Kenny at SMS Driving School  in Southampton.

Covid-19 Precautions: From August 2022, No mask needs to be worn in the car. Adjacent windows must be open to give airflow within the car. If you wish to wear a mask, Steve can also wear one. Thank you for your support with this. 



Happy Xmas & New Year!

 Automatic Student/Uni & NHS: 

Save £2.00 an hour off my Normal rate!

Available up to 31st January 2023!


Semi Intensive Driving Courses available:  

January - February 2023!

Contact Steve by email with your requirements at [email protected]

Pass your Driving Test by Easter 2023!

Learn to drive in a Automatic Car. With Steve Kenny at SMS Driving School in Southampton!

Free Mock Practical Driving Tests!!

Automatic Student Discount Offer Rate : Lesson £37.50 an hour. 



Automatic Offer Student* block bookings: 

Pay for 10 hours £37.00 hour, saves £25.00

Pay for 20 hours £36.75 hour, saves £55.00

Pay for 30 hours £36.50 hour, saves £90.00

Pay for 40 hours £36.25 hour, saves £130.00

(Savings based on normal rate £39.50 an hour, valid for a single weekly 2hr lesson)

Automatic Normal rate block bookings:

Pay for 10 hours £38.50 hour, saves £10.00

Pay for 20 hours £38.25 hour, saves £25.00

Pay for 30 hours £38.00 hour, saves £45.00

Pay for 40 hours £37.75 hour, saves £70.00

(Savings based on normal rate £39.50 an hour, valid for a single weekly 2hr lesson)

Normal rate times: Mon - Fri 8am to 5pm.

Automatic Normal rate : £39.50 an hour

 


Learn to drive with Steve Kenny in a automatic car with SMS Driving School in Southampton.


Please Note: All New Pupils I asked for first lesson paid in advance. This also will hold all future lessons that you would like to forward book. After first lesson all future lessons can be paid in car on the day, or online if you wish. Thanks, Steve at SMS Driving School. 

The Test Centres that are used by SMS Driving School are:  Maybush Test Centre in Southampton & Lee on Solent Test Centre in Stubbington.

If wishing to book driving lessons on a Saturday or Sunday the Student rate is £39.50 an hour, Normal Weekend rate is £41.50 an hour. This also applies to Evenings from 5pm to 9pm lessons.


Student rate for 4 hours of lessons each week is £39.00 an hour.


Normal rate for 4 hours of lessons each week is £41.00 an hour.


All pupils wishing to do 6 hours or more each week, this would be classed as semi intensive, prices for the courses are further down on this page. Thanks, Steve.  



SMS Driving School gives Driving Lessons in Southampton’s 
following areas: 

Southampton City Centre, Portswood, Bitterne, Sholing

Bursledon, Hedge End, Locksheath, Warsash, Botley, Shirley

Woolston, Eastleigh, Chandlers Ford, Harefield

Bassett, Thornhill, Maybush, Romsey.

If your looking for a good instructor that will gives you the support and the confidence to drive safely, comes highly recommended with very good reviews, then Steve Kenny at SMS Driving School is for you!.Your safety is of the most importance CRB checked. Intensive driving courses available. Free mock practical driving tests, this will help you prepare for your practical driving test. Driving lessons in Southampton, Hedge End. Look below for block booking and student discount rates. Pass your driving test with SMS Driving School.. Look at some of my reviews of pupils who have passed there driving test. Do you want to pass your driving test first time? My first time pass rate is over 70% not just over one year, over the total of the last 6 years! The pass rate in Southampton is 43% at Forest Hill and Maybush. This Southampton pass rate is not a first time pass, first time pass rate is lower than 43% with the DSA.

www.smsdrivingschool.freeindex.co.uk

Automatic Driving lessons in Southampton:

Days open for lessons: 7 Days a week!

Weekend/evening Beginner Offer: £39.50 an hour    ( 2hrs Max )

Weekend/Evening Assessment : £41.50 an hour

Refresher lesson: Mon-Fri 8-5pm £39.50 an hour

Refresher lessons: Weekend/Evenings £41.50 an hour

Price for Normal Test : £115.00 for 2 hours 30 mins includes driving test time. 

Price Extended Test:    £140.00 for 2 hours 45 mins includes min 1hr driving test time.

Beginner Offer: Mon - Fri on request ( Max 2hrs) £37.50 an hour.

Weekend/Evening rate: £41.50 an hour.

Weekend/Evenings : Saturday & Sunday, also Mon - Fri 5pm to 9pm.

Weekend/Evening Student Discount rate: £39.50 an hour 

Early Morning rate: Mon - Fri 6am to 730am £41.50 hour.

Motorway: £43.50 an hour Mon-Fri 8-4pm

Pass plus: £220.00 min 6 hours.

Please Note:All New Pupils I asked for first lesson paid in advance. This also will hold all future lessons that you would like to forward book. After first lesson all future lessons can be paid in car on the day, or online if you wish. Thanks, Steve at SMS Driving School. 

The only Test Centres that are used by SMS Driving School is Forest Hills & Maybush in Southampton.

Special Offer November to February 2023 Automatic Semi Intensive Courses 3 - 6 weeks, or longer on request.

Price 

24 Hours lessons: Week 1,2 & 3

Mon - Thur 2 hour lessons each day.

£1,104  Now £1,044

30 Hours lessons: Week 1,2 & 3

Mon - Fri 2 hour lessons each day.

£1,380 Now £1,305

36 Hours lessons: Week 1,2,3 & 4

Mon - Thur 2 hour lessons each day.

£1,656 Now £1,566

40 Hours lessons: Week 1,2,3,4 & 5 

Mon - Thur 2 hour lessons each day.

£1,840 Now £1,740

48 Hours lessons: Week 1,2,3,4,5 & 6

Mon - Thur 2 hour lessons each day.

£2,208 Now £2,088

If you need to get your driving license quickly or if you’re in a hurry to experience the open road, why not try a Semi Intensive Course. Above Course times are for example, you decide on how many weeks course is over. 

Above prices for Mon-Fri between 8am-4pm.. For weekend and evening semi intensive add £2.50 an hour for each hour of the course, ie: 36 hour course 36 x £2.50 = £90 + £1,720 = £1,810

Please note! The above cost does not include Theory or Practical Test. These cost £25 and £62 paid direct to the DSA at the time of booking your tests.

Semi Intensive courses can be tailored to meet your individual needs, whether you are starting your driving lessons from scratch, or wanting to brush up on your skills before sitting your test, we can adapt our courses to suit you. A deposit of £300 is needed to secure all the lesson times for your course*. Above courses can be between 3 - 6 weeks, or longer to suit you! Contact Steve Kenny at SMS driving School to get you on the road safe and quickly!

Automatic Intensive Driving Course!

1-2 weeks or longer on request.

Price

40 hours of lessons over 2 weeks:

Mon-Fri 4 hours each day.

£1,940

40 hours of lessons over 1 week:

Mon-Fri 8 hours each day.

£2,150

50 hours of lessons over 2 weeks:

Mon-Fri 5 hours each day.

£2,425

60 hours of lessons over 2 week:

Mon-Fri 6 hours each day.

£2,910

60 hours of lessons over 3 weeks:

Mon-Fri 4 hours each day.

£2850

If you need to get your driving license quickly or if you’re in a hurry to experience the open road, why not try a Intensive Course over 1-2 weeks or longer on request. Above Course times are for example, you decide on how many weeks course is over. 

Above prices for Mon-Fri between 8am-4pm.. For weekend and evening semi intensive add £2.50 an hour for each hour of the course, ie: 40 hour 2 week course 40 x £2.50 = £100 + £2250 = £2350

Please note! The above cost does not include Theory or Practical Test. These cost £25 and £62 paid direct to the DSA at the time of booking your tests.

Intensive courses can be tailored to meet your individual needs, whether you are starting your driving lessons from scratch, or wanting to brush up on your skills before sitting your test, we can adapt our courses to suit you. A deposit of £300 is needed to secure all the lesson times for your course*. Above courses can be between 1-2 weeks, or longer to suit you! Contact Steve Kenny at SMS driving School to get you on the road safe and quickly!

We cover the following postcode areas:

SO14, SO15, SO16, SO17, SO18, SO19, SO30, SO31, SO50, SO53, PO20,

Pass your driving test with SMS Driving School in Southampton.Steve has a first time pass rate of 70%. Nine out of Ten pupils have passed their driving test by the second attempt if not passed test at the 1st time. The dsa who pass you, have a driving test pass rate of 43%. Immediate start or a time that suits you. If your looking for a good instructor that will gives you the support and the confidence to drive safely, comes highly recommended with very good reviews, then Steve Kenny at SMS Driving School is for you!.Your safety is of the most importance CRB checked. Automatic Intensive driving courses available. Free mock tests leading up to your practical driving test. Driving lessons in Southampton, Hedge End. Look below for block booking and student discount rates. Pass your driving test with SMS Driving School.. Look at some of my reviews on www.smsdrivingschool.freeindex.co.uk For pupils who have passed there driving test. 

Automatic Driving lessons in Southampton, also given in Selsey near Chichester in the PO20 postcode area. Friday-Sunday only in PO20 area.

Do you want to pass your driving test first time? Send a text or email Steve Kenny at [email protected]

Please note!! You will be expected to do mock practical driving tests to show you are a safe

and competant driver. 5 days before your test date a decision will be made as to wether you have shown safe driving skills based on your past mock practical driving tests. If thought not you would be advised to change the test date, this final decision is made by Steve Kenny your driving instructor..

For all terms and conditions for lessons and prices view at 

bottom of this page.

Learn to drive in a brand new Automatic Renault Hybrid

Instruction may also be given in your own car for full licence holders wanting motorway or refresher lessons.

You will notice below that I give lessons in 2 hour blocks. This is a more productive way to learn and gives you the chance to focus and practice your newly learnt skills. You can be ready to take your practical driving test within 4weeks with SMS Driving School Semi Intensive Driving Course. Click link left of this page Who passed with Steve. Driving lessons in Southampton. On request I can give 60min or 90min lessons. Discounts available for block bookings and student rate discounts. For further information about the test, test centres and routes please click here

http://www.dsa.gov.uk/

I use Maybush Test Centre for driving tests in Southampton. Pass your driving test first time with Steve Kenny at SMS Driving School in Southampton.

Pass your driving test by taking an Intensive driving course with SMS Driving School. Speak to Steve Kenny about courses ranging from 10 day intensive driving course to a 5 week driving course. Intensive course built around your own needs and a timescale to suit you, free mock practical driving tests in all courses.

Dont just look for "cheap driving lessons", it could cost you more in the long run, as not getting the correct support, tuiton and giving you the confidence to help drive safe and get ready for your test. Check reviews or from your friends who have passed already and can you see people pass there test regular with a driving intructor, the cost to you is alot of your hard earned money, dont waste it get a good intructor first time, not going from instructor to instructor as feeling not progressing enough. Intensive driving courses can be over 1, 2, 3 or 4 weeks upto 20 hrs of driving a week to suit you, semi intensive driving course can anything from 6 hrs of driving lessons a week, Steve is a BSM instructor trained..

Check with Hampshire CountyCouncilto see if you meet the criteria for 

a £75.00 discount paid by them.

More information about pass plus

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* All block booking pre paid lessons based on doing 2 hours of lessons a week. Intensive lessons based on 4 or more hours of lessons a week. Only on exception through Steve can 4 hours of llessons be taken at pre paid block booking rate!

* Please give at least 48 hours notice to cancel your driving lesson and no charge! Less than 48 hours notice to cancel a lesson and unfortunately I have to charge you the full 2 hour lesson cost!

* Lessons cancelled at short notice, ie less than 48hrs notice given to cancel will still be charged. This applies to Mon-Fri lesson times between 8am to 5pm.

* Any pre paid lessons not used no refund can be given. On special request and agreed by Steve, any remaining pre paid lessons may be given to a nominated person and used within 4 weeks of date of agreement by Steve.

* Evening and Weekend lessons can be cancelled with no charge if 3 working days notice given. If not will be charged for that lesson time. Evening lesson times Mon-Fri 5pm to 9pm Weekends Saturday & Sunday between 8am to 5pm.

*Semi Intensive Driving Courses: Each lesson can be a 2 hour driving lesson or more. Max hours in any week Monday to Friday is 12 hours ie: = 6 x 2 hour lesson. When showing independent driving skills, you will be given Mock Practical Driving Tests within your 2 hour lesson. This will show how you will perform in a real test situation. Test dates will be agreed by Steve Kenny your instructor, any test date already booked and not agreed with Steve at SMS Driving School will need to be changed. Deposit needed on booking the agreed course is £300, balance to be paid 21 days before start of your Course. Length of course needed will be agreed at the end of an Assessment lesson or at time of booking. Cancellation of course 6 weeks before loss of 50% of deposit. 3 weeks before loss of 100% of deposit, 2 weeks before Course 50% loss of total course fee, 1 week before Course 75% loss of course fee, less than 1 week cancelled before Course is 100% loss of course fee .

* When block booking with prepaid lessons, the max in any one week is 3 hours of lessons. 4 hours lessons or more per week is classed as semi or intensive course. Please refer to Semi Intensive Course prices.   

* Money prepaid for lessons is non refundable. At the disgrettion of Steve this can be used against payment for pass plus, or passed to a direct family member for lessons. 

* Offers cannot be used twice or added to another offer.

* Gift Vouchers will be sent to you with the persons name who the driving lessons are for printed on the gift certificate. 

* Student block booking - College or University card required.

* Normal rate or Student rate applies after offer/ introductory rate.

** Student discount does not include New Learner Lesson, Introductory Offer or Assessment.