We are a carbon neutral driving school covering Southport, Ormskirk, Burscough and surrounding areas. We offer both manual and automatic driving lessons in a range of vehicles. Our instructors are all DVSA Approved Driving Instructors (ADI’s) and have a range of extra driving qualifications and skills, for example the IAM Advanced Driver and local Trainer qualification. We cater for new starters with lessons and packages, and also full licence holders with refresher, confidence, parking and motorway lessons and support.
Our most recent official pass rate for the year 2020-2021 is 71.4%, significantly stronger than the national and local averages (49.8% / 59.0%). We are very proud of these figures!
All of our vehicles are Dual Controlled, and are fully adapted to offer the perfect learning environment. They are all specifically picked to offer not just a great lesson, but also good economy and strong green credentials. We offer bulk booking discounts and can tailor the booking to your needs.
We are proud to be a Carbon Neutral driving school
“Our aim is to give fun, good value, manual and automatic driving lessons that are carbon neutral, with a focus for self analysis leading to safe driving for life”
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Packages start at £25
Midnight lesson (1 hour) available at 00:01 on your 17th birthday! Please contact for price
All packages include the Highway Code, Traffic Signs book, Theory Test DVD and L / P plates
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Alex has been extremely supportive and helpful the whole way through, can't recommend him enough, genuinely loves his... job and wants the best for everyone he teaches.read more
Alex from The Green Cat is an amazing instructor and teacher. He has the knowledge and experience to get you out on the... road and driving confidently and safely, and his method of teaching worked very well for me, I passed my test first time with regular lessons from Alex in just under 4 months with no minors! I would recommend Alex and The Green Cat Driving school to anyone wanting to learn how to drive confidently, safely and pass their test first time!read more
I started my lessons with Alex just before covid hit and finished by passing my test today. Alex is a fantastic... instructor, at not only getting you ready for your test but also ensuring you will be a safe driver when you are on the roads alone. He goes through everything step by step to ensure you are confident in every aspect of driving. I couldn’t possibly recommend the Green Cat driving school any higher.read more
I did an advanced course with him and he was very professional and I learnt a lot! I recommend him highly!
Alex is a great instructor to learn with, every lesson was very enjoyable and the content taught was top quality.... Thanks to Alex i felt very confident going into my driving test which i passed first time. Definitely recommend!read more
I highly recommend Alex and The Green Cat Driving School. I am a qualified driver but had never been on a motorway and... so reached out for the support. Alex was so accommodating and was able to find the time to help me. I felt so at ease and comfortable in what I thought would’ve been a scary environment but I was able to learn so much and now feel safer for having the lesson. Thank you so much for your help Alex 😊read more
Georgia Nicole Peach
I started my journey with Alex last year and felt comfortable from day dot. Every lesson I got the absolute most out... of, jam packed with different stuff to make it fun and different but also learning new stuff and skills each lesson, another plus to this is you’re getting your money’s worth out of every lesson. Alex is so chilled and no matter the question or thought he never makes you feel stupid for asking… no question is a silly question as he would say! I passed first time theory and first time practical and I can honestly say I wouldn’t of been able to do it without Alex being as patient and thorough as he is. I want to thank him for everything he’s done and if you are ever hesitant on who to go with then The Green Cat Driving School is 10000% the school for you! You will not regret it!read more
I highly recommend The Green Cat Driving School, I have had the best driving experience over the recent months with... Alex. With the current circumstances that we have and are facing each day, Alex has gone over and above to ensure my test and driving experience flowed smoothly. With Alex’s help I have passed both my theory and driving test first time and cannot thank him enough for everything he has done for me!read more
Had a fantastic experience with best driving instructor, first time passed! Thank you very much Alex for big progress... in short time. His explanation has always been very clear at the exact pointThank you very much Alex!read more
Excellent instructor ! With the green cat you are certain to pass
Passed with Alex last week and recommend his lessons to anyone at any abilities of driving, really good instructor and... a great guy. Enjoyed all the lessons we did together and can’t thank him enough for helping me pass. So if your looking for an instructor Alex is most definitely your man!read more
I cannot recommend The Green Cat Driving School enough. Alex is hugely patient, knowledgable and approachable so made... what was quite a steep learning curve for me a truly enjoyable experience.His approach is not just making sure you pass the practical exam, but that you have the skills to be a competent, safe, and independent driver for life. That is invaluable. I appreciated Alex’s adaptability when teaching - if I was struggling with something he was kind, patient but always had a different approach for us to try. I really felt like the lessons were tailored to me and my situation and that real thought had gone into what we covered and how.Huge thank you for all of your help. I wouldn’t have got there without you and I definitely wouldn’t feel as confident getting into a car by myself without the solid start The Green Cat Driving School has given me.read more
Alex is an amazing instructor with the patience of a saint. I couldn't recommend him enough for anyone with or without... any experience. So helpful, with great ideas and made every lesson at easeread more
Learning to drive with Alex will be the best decision you make this year! Not only is Alex’s knowledge and... understanding of the road second to none, his nice genuine nature creates a great no pressure environment to learn how to drive comfortably and at your own pace. I looked forward to every lesson, with Alex instilling safety and confidence in my driving; at an affordable rate too! Thanks to Alex, I’ve passed my driving test with only 4 driving faults and will be recommending him to family, friends and anyone considering learning to drive.read more
Having started from scratch, with no previous driving experience, in just a few months was able to pass my test first... time with only 3 driving faults! This is down to Alex's excellent teaching process and work ethic complimented by a great knowledge of not only the skills needed to drive but on a personal level with you as a student; with a precise approach to situations based on how you learn best and not a one shoe fits all mentality. This enables you to learn and adapt comfortably in any situation. I would highly recomend Alex to anyone looking to learn to drive, no matter the skills level!read more
Johnny Trias New
Done 30+ hours with Alex and can tell you that he’s patient and very helpful. Often find myself doubting myself and... asking loads of questions. Alex makes sure that I feel confident and knows the answers to most questions and even if he isn’t sure he will stop with you, so that you can find the answer together, so that you’ll know to do in that scenario should it ever arise again. Would deffo recommend Alex! 👍read more
Amy Marie Logan
Had my first lesson earlier tonight and Alex is soo lovely, calm and encouraging. Had a really good lesson and looking... forward to more 🙂 🙂 made me feel comfortable x thank you! Highly recommend xxread more
Heather Bunni Mcdonald
Made my husband feel relax n comfortable learning to drive would recommend
Worked alongside Alex for many years. couldn't think of a better person to learn from in general.
I’d highly recommend Alex.
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