Sue Garner

Lives

Warlingham, Surrey

Driving lessons areas covered

Learners - CR2, CR3, CR6, CR8

Croydon, South Croydon, Caterham; Whtyeleafe, Mitcham, Coulsdon, Warlingham, Thornton Heath and Purley; Kenley

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Training vehicle

Peugeot 208 Diesel, 5 door in red

Services offered

Learner Driving Lessons

Pass Plus

Refresher and Motorway Lessons

Experience

Driving Instructor

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Biography - Sue Garner driving instructor

Hi I'm Sue,

I became an Approved Driving Instructor after years of working for a bank in the city.

I enjoy being on the road and meeting new people after decades of commuting up to London (mainly spent waiting for delayed London Bridge trains!) and being stuck behind a desk number crunching.

The best part of the job is watching pupils progress and gain confidence throughout the course of the lessons, and seeing the satisfaction in the face of the pupil as they are jumping around the test centre car park after they've passed, knowing that I helped them to achieve their goal, enjoying their new life on four wheels.

I am married with a football mad teenage son, so I spend a lot of my 'spare' time on muddy football pitches.

Sue's Testimonials

Samuel Bull, Coulsdon, Surrey

Sam passed with Sue"I learned with Sue from Elite and she we great! Very kind, supportive and patient. I would definitely recommend Elite to anyone wanting to learn how to drive!"

14 October 2019

Cassius Balucas, Redhill, Surrey

Cassius passed with Sue"Passed first time with the help of my instructor Sue! She explained things very well and she can always identify my weaknesses and we'd keep on working on it until I got it right which really helped on test day. I would recommend Sue and Elite Driving in general."

18 October 2019

Ben Birtwell. Redhill, Surrey

Ben passd with Sue"Sue is a brilliant driving instructor, she taught me in a clear way that made me get it when I never thought I would. Thank you Sue and Elite!"

31 August 2019

Emily W, Warlingham, Surrey

Emily passed with Sue"As a naturally anxious person I was nervous about driving however my instructor Sue made me feel at ease. She was patient and easy to get a long with, giving me regular feedback, helping my confidence with driving to grow. Thanks Sue and Elite!"

25 August 2019

Neil Patel, South Croydon

Neil passed with Sue"I am so glad I had the opportunity to be taught by Sue! She was so patient and really cared. Not only that but her teaching methods, such as diagrams, using her iPad to explain specific situations and mock tests on real routes were invaluable. I highly recommend elite to anyone."

24 August 2019

Lucy Parsons, West Wickham, Kent

Lucy passed at West Wickham after lessons with Sue"I learnt to drive with Sue at Elite Driving School and I can honestly say she is an absolutely brilliant teacher. Her friendly disposition made all of my lessons comfortable and I genuinely looked forward to every lesson. Where Sue really shines is in her thorough teaching methods. Sue gave really detailed explanations when teaching things such as manoeuvres, roundabouts and offside/onside at lights, which made them clear, achievable and much less daunting. Sue helped me become very familiar with many different driving routes and in doing so helped me become a confident driver. I couldn’t recommend her enough! Thanks Sue :)."

22 August 2019

Jodie Parkhouse, South Croydon, Surrey

Jodie passed with Sue"I passed my practical driving test first time on Thursday and I couldn’t have done it without my instructor Sue! She is an amazing teacher and kept me calm throughout all of it as I was so nervous! I definitely recommend Elite driving school!"

10 August 2019

Thomas Butler, Croydon, Surrey

Tom passed after taking lessons with instructor Sue"When I first started my lessons with Sue I had never stepped foot into a car. She quickly made me feel comfortable and confident behind the wheel with her structured and proven approach to driving. I highly doubt there is someone more knowledgable about the road and the way a new driver should be using it. For me one of the best things about Sue’s approach to teaching is her use of an iPad upon which she was able to clearly show me on a specially designed app what my car should be doing on the road as we approached any junction or hazard. Approaching my test Sue prepared me immensely with a number of mock tests on all the routes that could come up in the test. This meant that when I came to test it was all smooth sailing. FIRST TIME PASS! WOOO thanks Sue and Elite!"

25 July 2019

Danielle Perez, Croydon, Surrey

Jaden passed with Sue"This is my 2nd positive experience with Elite. Both times having had the most fantastic instructor Sue. She is absolutely incredible with her teaching and really supports you into becoming a safe confident driver. I cannot recommend her enough."

11 July 2019

Alex Cockcroft, Warlingham, Surrey

Alex passed after driving lessons with Sue"I've recently passed my driving test having learnt with Sue Garner. Sue is a brilliant instructor, she is extremely patient and informative. I am genuinely going to miss having my lessons with Sue every week. I couldn't have done it with you Sue! Thank you :)."

03 July 2019

My Ahmed Nid Taleb, Streatham, London

Ahmed passed with Sue"Good experience very professional fantastic instructor sue helped me a lot I would recommend her to anyone."

08 July 2019

Morgan Parnell, Kenley, Surrey

Morgan passed after taking driving lessons in Croydon with Sue"Passed my test today first time with 3 minors, a massive thank you to my instructor Sue for teaching me, she is amazing, couldn’t have done it without her! Great car and great survice!"

27 May 2019

Amy Abendroth, South Croydon, Surrey

Amy took lessons in Croydon with Sue"I passed my test first time with Sue as my instructor, she is a great teacher and I would recommend Elite as an excellent driving school."

16 May 2019

Ben Brant, Purley, Surrey

Ben passed after taking driving lessons with Sue in West Wickham"Sue is a great driving instructor throughout the whole process. She is very understanding and had great confidence in me. Her explanations allowed me to fully understand the rules of the road and how best to carry out manoeuvres or take on certain situations and I’m very pleased with my ability and it’s all down to sue, thanks."

05 April 2019

Dan Hammed, Purley, Surrey

Dan passed after driving lessons with Sue in Purley"I had such a great experience learning to drive with Sue! She has helped me to increase my confidence when driving and worked hard to help me overcome my weaknesses. Each lesson focused on making me more comfortable on the road and I couldnt have passed without her. She was incredibly patient and would always take the time to go over things that I forgot or struggled with. Can’t recommend Sue enough!"

02 April 2019

Emma Lydn, Croydon, Surrey

Emma passed with Sue"Sue is an amazingly knowledgeable instructor. After I had a gap from driving lessons I decided to take it up again. I got in contact with Sue again and I'm glad I did :) Sues method of teaching is exceptional, she will always try to find a way to help you to understand or learn a skill in a style that suits you. Whether you are struggling with a manoeuvres or roundabouts, she will work positivity with you to advance your techniques! Including safe driving on the road!! I found Sue friendly and easy to talk too. Sue's patience has helped me to over come many fears I had on the road and build my confidence."
"And for this I past my test first time!! Forever grateful. Thankyou!!"

29 March 2019

Zayna Ahamadeen, Croydon, Surrey

Zanya took manual driving lessons in Croydon "Sue is a wonderful driving instructor and was from start to finish! She is encouraging, warm and easy to get on with. She’s patient and determined and gives you the confidence and capability to progress with your driving at a great pace. Her explanations allowed me to fully understand the rules of the road and how best to carry out manoeuvres or tackle certain situations and I’m so grateful to have had her as my instructor !!! Thank you Sue, you made driving enjoyable!"

28 March 2019

Leigh Jones, Warlingham, Surrey

SG Leigh190213"Sue is an amazing driving instructor, and was very patient and calm in every lesson. She is super friendly and helped me in areas I wasn’t confident with. I felt comfortable asking her any questions and really enjoyed going to my lessons."

20 March 2019

Hannah McFall, Coulsdon, Surrey

Hannah passed with zero faults"I was anxious about learning to drive, but as soon as I met Sue, her friendly nature made me feel at ease. I looked forward to my lessons every week and passed my test first time. Sue is a really lovely person, always being professional and flexible with lesson times. Her patience and encouragement offers a lot of support and confidence for nervous drivers like myself."

ZERO HERO - Well done Hannah for passing with ZERO faults!!

15 March 2019

Jason Fernandes, Coulsdon, Surrey

Jason passed after taking driving lessons with Sue in Coulsdon "Sue was an outstanding driving instructor, not only was she patient and honest, but she went above and beyond to make sure I was confident with all content before my driving test. Her dedication to every lesson is inspiring, as she is always early and there is a goal/focus for each session. Sue is also super friendly and easy to get along with, so I would really recommend her to anyone who is thinking about getting an instructor. I wouldn’t of been able to pass my driving test without her and definitely a credit to Elite Driving School. Thank you so much !!"

09 March 2019

Melissa Ritchie, Croydon, Surrey

Melissa passed with Sue"I have just passed my test ‘first’ time (I did actually take a test about 15 years ago!) with Sue. I really enjoyed learning with Sue; she’s an excellent instructor and really put me at ease as I was quite nervous to begin with. She’s friendly and patient and a really good teacher. I’d recommend her to anyone. My friend learnt with Sue originally and I’m so glad she sent me her way!"

25 January 2019

Lucy Holmes, South Croydon, Surrey

Lucy passed with Sue"Sue is the perfect instructor. She is a great teacher and is so patient and guides you well in every lesson."

28 February 2019

Melisa Brahimi, Kenley, Surrey

Mel passed after taking lessons with Sue"Just passed my driving test first time with Sue in West Wickham today!!! I couldn't recommend her enough brilliant instructor very patient and constantly helping me become the best driver I could possibly be. Couldn't have done it without Sue!! I highly recommend Sue!!"

16 February 2019

Elizabeth McBride, Purley, Surrey

SG Elizabeth190204"I have just passed my driving test first time with Sue in West Wickham after just 5 months. She was amazing. She is patient and explains everything really well and will answer any questions you have to ask her. She has given me back the confidence that the previous driving school took. I would highly recommend Sue to all!"

05 February 2019

Grant Davidson, Redhill, Surrey

"My driving instructor Sue was very helpful and honest about my progress and mistakes. She was also punctual and flexible with the arranging of lessons."

01 February 2019

Beth Matlock, South Croydon, Surrey

Beth passed after taking lessons with Sue"I had never even been behind a steering wheel before my lessons with Sue, and after about 8 months of lessons I passed my test first time! Sue helped me through a few confidence wobbles and was so helpful in explaining parts I was confused about. Thank you Sue!"

23 January 2019

Jenny Gibson, Redhill, Surrey

"Sue was amazing I went with sue because she had a son of the same age and would understand teenagers In just 4 months from a boy that had never been in a driving seat of a car she had Charlie ready for his test and he passed 1st time couldn’t have asked for more thank you sue."

23 January 2019

Charlie Rickwood, Redhill, Surrey

Charlie passed after taking lessons with Sue"Great serivce and really fast to get my pass. Very professional and would recommend to anyone starting driving! Took me 4 months to get the pass and was really easy to understand with ELITE. Really recommend Sue really good instructor and easy to talk to with lots of help!"

21 January 2019

Linda Best, Croydon, Surrey

"My son and daughter both passed first time with Sue as their instructor. She is very friendly, patient and understanding. I highly recommend Sue to anyone who is looking for a driving instructor."

19 January 2019

Mattew Best, Croydon, Surrey

Matt passed in Croydon after taking lessons with Sue

"Passed first time with Sue as my instructor. Enjoyed my lessons as Sue was always punctual and easy to learn with. Would definitely recommend to anyone looking for a driving instructor."

18 January 2019

Luke Marlow, Croydon, Surrey

Luke from Croydon passed his test after driving lessons with instructor Sue"Recently passed my driving test first time with the teaching and support from Sue at Elite Driving. She was incredibly clear, thorough and an all round excellent teacher. I felt completely prepared for the test and she left no stone un-turned.
Would definitely recommend Sue to anyone wanting to learn with someone patient, clear and with a good sense of humor. Thank you Sue!"

27 December 2018

Richa Roy, Croydon, Surrey

Richa passed after taking driving lessons with Sue"Having just passed my test today, I must give huge thanks Sue Garner, my Instructor. I was a complete beginner and Sue was just brilliant! She knew exactly how to get me feeling comfortable, but also pushed me when necessary so that I could advance my skills. Sue managed to strike a great balance between allowing me to build my confidence, but also ensuring I was improving in areas I needed to. Her tips were always spot on. Thanks again Sue! I couldn't have done it without you. Would gladly recommend her to anyone looking to learn Manual."

01 November 2018

Isabel Burton, Purley, Surrey

Isabel passed first time after taking lessons with Sue"I would highly recommend Elite for driving lessons. My instructor was Sue and she was very supportive, thorough, clear, patient and overall a great teacher. When starting I was very nervous but Sue was very reassuring and relaxed. With her expertise I was properly informed and was able pass first time!"

01 November 2018

Daniel Mahon, Redhill, Surrey

Dan passed his test at Redhill after taking lessons with Sue"So there’s a reason why everyone gives a great review to elite and I don’t believe that it’s just because they soooo happy after passing their test, it’s because they are GREAT! I really struggled to find a driving school that had available space for me and after several either not replying or being to busy I tried Elite and although they were busy also instead of just leaving it at that Eloise actively tried to see if she could find me a space somehow and she did, with the rightly title “ Super Sue” and that is exactly what she is! I can not thank her enough for teaching me how to drive and having great patience when she must of wanted to slap the back of my head! would highly recommend her to anyone.
Thank you very much."

23 October 2018

Laura Ashby, South Croydon, Surrey

"Elite driving school is great, I just passed my test and I was so pleased. My instructor was Sue who was both helpful and encouraging throughout teaching! I would defiantly recommend elite for anyone learning to drive!"

18 October 2018

Scott Jiggins, Warlingham, Surrey

Scott passed after taking lessons with Sue"I had Sue as a driving instructor and would highly recommend her to anyone. It has been great learning to drive with Sue as she is very easy to get on with and a great teacher. I began my lessons and passed first time very quickly with the help of Sue. Thanks to her for all of the knowledge she has taught me."

16 August 2018

Tracy Jayne Turc-Milloy, Purley, Surrey

Tracy passed her test after taking driving lessons with Sue"Incredibly clear, well-planned and gentle guidance at all times from the wonderful Sue. She was the deciding factor in this being an enjoyable period learning to drive and a successful first(!) time pass (16 years ago I'd spent a year learning and failed 4 times before giving up). I have already recommended her to everyone I can think of. Thanks for your help Sue, you were always great company even when my baby brain was kicking in!"

15 August 2018

James Kennedy, Purley, Surrey

James passed after taking lessons with Sue"Great teaching with instructor Sue helped me to become a confident and able driver quickly. Would recommend her teaching to anyone."

15 August 2018

Penny Francis-Dyer, Coulsdon, Surrey

"Sadly my son didn’t really develop with his original instructor and he decided to make the change to Sue from Elite. I was really impressed. Sue provided excellent communication with both my son and I where required and was always punctual. I’m glad to say he passed first time and I have no doubt that Sue played a big part in this success. Would wholeheartedly recommend her in the future. Professional, diligent, polite, value for money, flexible and an excellent instructor."

15 August 2018

Zak Francis-Dyer, Coulsdon, Surrey

Zak passed his test first time after taking driving lessons with Sue"Overall had a great service with my Driving instructor Sue. I had previously been with another instructor and decided to make the switch upon a friends recommendation. My new instructor Sue quickly identified the areas of improvement I needed a lot faster than my previous instructor. I also some a lot of time driving the West Wickham test routes to prepare myself for the test. As a result I managed to pass first time and would happily recommend my instructor Sue to any drivers looking for lesson and to pass their test."

13 August 2018

Ashleigh Martin, Redhill, Surrey

"I highly recommend the Elite driving school. Sue was an amazing instructor and really helped boost my confidence when driving and helped me to pass first time!"

04 August 2018

Hannah Nelson, Coulsdon, Surrey

Hannah1 SG180731"I passed first time!! Couldn't have done it without my driving instructor Sue Garner! Thank you for being patient, encouraging and most of all believing in me from the very beginning. Never dreaded a lesson and always left with a smile. Would certainly recommend Elite driving school for a positive and cheerful experience."

31 July 2018

 

Taniya Masood, Croydon, Surrey

"Passed first time thanks to my instructor Sue! Sue has been so calm and understanding, especially when I was stressed with myself and lacked confidence. I was a nervous driver but found that I never dreaded my lessons as sue was always so lovely and friendly. It was a very positive experience."

27 July 2018

Bradley Jacobs, Coulsdon, Surrey

Bradley passed his test after taking driving lessons with Sue in Croydon"Sue at Elite Driving was very good in helping me pass my test, I had another instructor who I feel wasn’t helping me progress as quick as I wanted to so I changed and my progression increased quickly , I felt much more comfortable with key components of the test such as roundabouts and the mannovers . I would certainly recommend elite driving school to anyone looking to start learning."

16 July 2018

Lucy Best, Croydon, Surrey

Lucy passed her test first time after taking driving lessons with Elite instructor Sue"Passed first time!! My driving instructor was Sue Garner and I couldn’t have done it without her. She was a very patient and understanding instructor and made everything clear. She was always punctual, made driving fun and I always looked forward to my lessons with her."

21 June 2018

Maisie Bull, Coulsdon, Surrey

Maisie passed first time at Reigate after taking driving lessons with Sue"Sue has been a really great instuctor and has helped me to pass my test first time!! I originally contacted Sue after my brother recommended her.
She is a great teacher who is very patient and supportive and I would definitely recommend her to anyone else looking for an instuctor."

18 April 2018

Gabrielle Rolf, Westerham, Surrey

Gabby passed after taking lessons with Sue"Passed my test today after learning with Sue Garner from Elite. I couldn't have done it without Sue, she helped me every step along the way and always had confidence in me, even when I was panicking! Sue has taught myself and my eldest sister and we both can't thank her enough. Definitely recommend!!"

28 March 2018

Melanie Rolf, Westerham, Surrey

"My daughter passed her test today. Her instructor was Sue Garner, who also taught my eldest daughter. They both loved having her as their instructor and she made them feel confident in themselves. She was always on time and a brilliant instructor. I highly recommend Sue."

28 March 2018

Paradise Clarke, South Croydon, Surrey

Paradise passes with Sue in Croydon"I completed an intensive course with Sue and she was absolutely fantastic! She was so organised with the planning of the lessons and always gave honest, professional feedback to help me progress. The quality of her teaching is amazing - She uses an app to give a visual representation of the situation and then allows you to practise whilst instructing you. Her consice teaching then gives you the confidence to perform with your own initiative. I am so happy that I found Sue as my driving instructor. I can't begin to thank her enough!!"

16 March 2018

Emily Wallis, Croydon, Surrey

Emily first time pass with Sue Garner in West Wickham driving test centre"I’m very happy with my decision to use Elite driving school. Sue is an amazing instructor, she is very patient and reassuring. Couldn’t have done it without her."

09 March 2018

Will Hurst, South Croydon, Surrey

Will passed with Sue "Very good driving instructor, I enjoyed every lesson and never cancelled-would thoroughly recommend!"

05 March 2018

Huzaila Jauffur, Warlingham, Surrey

Huzaila passed with Sue first time at West Wickahm test centre"Sue, is an excellent instructor who is reliable and punctual. She is very patient and dedicated as she has made me feel comfortable whilst driving. I would recommend Sue to anyone!"

23 February 2018

Kirstie Lake, Croydon, Surrey

Kirstie passed with Sue first time at West Wickham"I had Sue teaching me. I'm so glad I chose her because throughout my whole time I felt safe and comfortable.
I passed first time and this was all thanks to Sue, she explains everything very clear to a high standard of professionalism.
She is very patient and very easy to talk to, answering all my questions.
She's very kind, caring and a great laugh.
I honestly couldn't recommend her enough!"

13 February 2018

Claire Stranack, South Croydon, Surrey

Claire passed with Sue first time with ZERO faults"I passed my test, first time, today with 0 faults thanks to my amazing instructor Sue. She taught my older sister who also passed first time and has been wonderful to both of us. She is so patient, knows everything there is to know about driving I couldn't be more grateful."

12 February 2018

Lucy Hughes, Warlingham, 2018

Lucy passed with Sue"I passed first time with no minors because of the excellent service of Elite and my instructor Sue. Sue not only helped me to be safe on the road but helped me to understand why everything I was doing was keeping me safe and the importance of all my checks. She is really clear when explaining and was really patient with me if I had a breakdown. She is very caring and she genuinely wants you to pass and cares about you passing compared to just wanting as much money as possible from you. Would recommend her to any type of student."

23 January 2018

Bethany Jeffery, Redhill, Surrey

173011SG Bethany"For my first lesson with Sue I was very nervous but she made me feel at ease straight away. Her outgoing personality made me feel comfortable and calm during lessons. I loved having lessons with her as she would always help to improve my driving skills and tell me what I needed to do to get better, but she was also chatty and bubbly which made lessons enjoyable! I would definitely recommend Sue as a driving instructor!"

01 December 2017

Regan Valle, Caterham, Surrey

171122SG Regan"I have had a unique experience with elite, as my instructor, Sue Garner, is already a mutual friend, but even then the whole experience has been enjoyable, exciting and knowledge filled, which ultimately helped me pass first time. Would highly recommend."

27 November 2017

Princess Webb, Caterham, Surrey

172811SG Princess"Had Sue as my instructor. She was a reliable, friendly, honest and professional driver. Without her I wouldn't have passed at the level I did! She really cares for her pupils and really helped me achieve my goals as a learner. She knows her stuff! Would recommend her to others."

29 November 2017

Liam Cole, Redhill, Surrey

171121SG Liam"I had Sue she was an amazing instructor. I would recommend this driving school to a friend I had a great service from them."

21 November 2017

Rebecca Dearden, Croydon, Surrey

171005SG Rebecca"I had an amazing experience learning how to drive with the Elite Driving School. Whenever I didn't quire get something, it was always reassured and motivated!I loved how in the next lesson we would quickly touch upon what I struggled with previously to ensure I had developed. I always felt calm and reassured and in control in the car, which came down to how amazing my driving instructor - Sue was! She was amazing and was always there for me not only in the car, but would check up on me on text if I had a bad lesson or would congratulate me when I did well! It was just nice to hear from an expert that you were doing well! I can't thank her enough for doing such an amazing job! Thank you Elite Driving School!"

18 October 2017

Matthew Bull, Coulsdon, Surrey

171013SG Matt"Sue has been a great instructor, I originally came to elite via a recommend from a past student and have never looked back.
A great instructor who is very patient and completely supportive through every lesson.
Under her teaching I was able to pass 1st time!!
If anybody is thinking about learning to drive and is maybe a little hesitant, just go for it with elite."

"Would 100% recommend."

13 October 2017

Charlotte Roberts, Whyteleafe, Surrey

Charlotte passed with Sue"Sue Garner was a really amazing instructor. She made me feel so comfortable and at ease from day one and really helped build my confidence with driving. She was always patient and kind as well as having a great sense of humour that made learning to drive an enjoyable experience. I would highly recommend learning to drive with Sue to anyone."

12 October 2017

Charlie Case Green, Redhill, Surrey

Charlie passed with Sue"Sue was patient, professional and quickly knew my strengths and more importantly my weaknesses. I didn't have the benefit of a car to practise in so every lesson was so important - Sue ensured every lesson was building my skills and focusing on getting me ready for my test. I can't thank her enough, passing was one of the best feelings."

09 October 2017

Kismet Green, South Croydon, Surrey

Kismet passed with Sue"Sue was a brilliant instructor. She is extremely kind and caring with a great sense of humour that put me at ease from my first lesson. Sue was patient with me throughout and was always happy to answer any questions that I had. Her high standard of teaching ensured that I was fully prepared for my test and knew what to expect. I am now a confident driver and I can't thank Sue enough for all of her help. I would recommend anyone planning on learning to drive to use this company."

05 October 2017

Paul Richards, Purley, Surrey

Paul passed with Sue"My instructor Sue Garner was amazing.
I was a lost case dealing with anxiety and stress and some how she turned me around to pass first time with one minor.
Nothing was ever too much for her and the effort she put in was amazing.
Thank you so much Sue."

04 October 2017

Abi Kingsbury, Purley, Surrey

Abi had lessons and passed with Sue"I am a late learner in my 30s and Sue G was my third instructor; and definitely third time lucky in this case! I found Sue's teaching style has really supported me to stick with learning and I have managed to progress with her encouragement and patience. She is a very genuine and caring person and this was very important to me feeling comfortable and moving forward to achieve. Sue is very understanding but also directive and clear in explaining in repeated (and never with exasperation) and in different ways techniques and learning points. I am so pleased to pass and I feel that this is in huge part to Sue's teaching which having two points of comparison from previous teachers is excellent. I have already recommended Sue and Elite to others and did so without hesitation... It was well worth a few months wait to get on their books (the fact they are busy shows their reputation and quality) and I would recommend anyone in the area to go for Elite and if you can Sue!"

30 July 2017

Kanan Thakrar, Croydon, Surrey

"My instructor was Sue Garner and thanks to her I passed my test the first time. She was a great instructor with an amazing amount of patience and she was very helpful when teaching me how to drive and what to expect in the practical test."

11th September 2017

Adrian Allen, South Croydon, Surrey

Adrian passed after lessons with Sue"After having experienced lessons with several instructors I can say that Sue was one of the best. I decided to go with her for the final stretch of my learning due to the reviews I had read, and I wanted an instructor who I felt confident could get me through the test but who I could also feel relaxed with. I made the right choice as with Sue's help I passed first time! Over the moon!!!"

16 July 2017

Hannah Palmer, Croydon, Surrey

1707112G Hannah"Sue has been the most supportive and positive instructor I could have ever wished for. When I started driving I was always so nervous but Sue made every lesson feel safe and always had faith in me! Without her support and guidance I wouldn't have been able to pass my test first time with only 1 minor! I am completely over the moon and I only have Sue to thank. I would recommend Sue to anyone as she has been completely amazing and made my learning experience safe, but also fun. I enjoyed every lesson and I am overjoyed with the final results!!"

14 July 2017

Merlin Davis, Croydon, Surrey

Merlin passed with Sue in West Wickham"Sue is a great instructor with lots of patience. She never get angry if you panic and do things wrong repeatedly. She explains you every single mistake and help you make a better driver after every lesson.
I passed my test first time with Sue and really became a confident and observant driver from a panicky one. I recommend her for any nervous learners out there who cannot cope with rude instructors. She is a absolute sweetie. Thanks Sue again :)."

27 June 2017

Lisa Formosa, South Croydon, Surrey

Lisa took lessons and passed with instructor Sue"Just passed my test for the first time, all thanks to my amazing instructor, Sue! She was recommended to me by a few friends who passed first time round and I can't thank them enough for their recommendation. Sue is incredibly patient and knows the routes inside out. Although I was incredibly nervous, I was confident in my ability as a driver and welcomed her direct criticism on anything I could improve on. I was glad to have had her!Just passed my test for the first time, all thanks to my amazing instructor, Sue! She was recommended to me by a few friends who passed first time round and I can't thank them enough for their recommendation. Sue is incredibly patient and knows the routes inside out. Although I was incredibly nervous, I was confident in my ability as a driver and welcomed her direct criticism on anything I could improve on. I was glad to have had her!"

21 June 2017

Ben Lloyd, Reigate, Surrey

Ben took lessons and passed with Sue in Reigate"Great school, my instructor was super useful whilst I was learning. She never missed a session and gave clear instructions which helped me relax into driving. I was able to pass my test just under 5 months."

20 June 2017

Abigail, Thornton Heath, Surrey

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"I had read reviews on the elite website and found Sue, and saw all the great reviews she had gotten. I am very happy I had listened to the reviews as she is so caring and patient she taught me everything I had to know. I passed my test first time yesterday. Thanks so much Sue. Could not have done it without you."

27 May 2017

Jen McGrath, Purley, Surrey

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"My friend suggested me to take lesson with Sue after I had a bad experience with previous driving instructor and stopped taking class for a while but learning with Sue was a total different experience on my first class I was absolutely so happy with her as she was so caring and patients she taught me everything I had to know for my test. I passed on my second round and I was so happy Thank you Sue you're the best!"

25 May 2017

Leanne Hack, South Croydon, Surrey

"After having a bad experience with my previous instructor, a few of my friends recommended Sue to me and I couldn't be happier. Sue has been nothing but supportive and patient with me from the beginning of my very first lesson, and I can't thank her enough for believing in me. She knows the test routes inside out and identifies your weaknesses straight away. Today, I passed my driving test first time with 3 minors, all thanks to Sue's help. I couldn't recommend her enough. Thank you Sue!"

23 May 2017

Sam Warrington, South Croydon, Surrey

"After having 2 instructors previously prior to Sue I didn't have much faith in finding a good one. However once I met sue I found a instructor who's not only good at teaching but it also good and fun to get along with I passed my test within 2 months of meeting her.
If only she was my first instructor I genuinely believe I would of passed a very long time ago. Would recommend to all and anyone wanting to learn how to drive properly and pass their test.
Big up sue."

19 May 2017

Shrina Patel, South Croydon, Surrey

"Sue is an amazing instructor! I came to Sue from a different instructor, and had little confidence. Sue however, helped me become a more confident, observational and skilled driver. The best thing was that whenever I did something wrong (even if it was a silly mistake), Sue didn't get frustrated or angry, instead she calmly told me the issue and made sure I understood before I continued. Personally I think this made Sue a more relatable and efficient instructor. Moreover, Sue's friendly and helpful personality made learning to drive a more fun and swift process rather than a obligation."

09 May 2017

Megan Vandyke, South Croydon, Surrey

"Passed 1st time with Sue! Throughout the whole process she was friendly and chatty and made me feel at ease in the car, especially in the first few months when I was inexperienced. She was a really good teacher and she helped me to progress fast, making the past few months a pleasure. Would defiantly recommend Sue to everyone considering learning to drive."

07 May 2017

Shaunna Hewlett, Caterham, Surrey

"Sue was very patient, kind and helpful instructor. I couldn't have asked for anyone better and am really pleased with the service I received."

20 April 2017

Becky Nash, Croydon, Surrey

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"Sue is a fantastic driver with a very friendly and welcoming personality that makes you feel comfortable. Sue provides excellent information in the lessons is very flexible for students when they are available and is able to teach adapting to the way people understand I.e formulas to remember things are stories to help things stay in your mind."

12 April 2017

Maria, Croydon, Surrey

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"Sue has been an excellent instructor to my son Joe who has just passed first time. She is incredibly accommodating, explains everything thoroughly and very patient. Would fully recommend her!"

30 March 2017

Peter Lawton, South Croydon, Surrey

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"I had lessons with Sue and have just passed my test first time. I thought that the teaching was great: I never felt out of my comfort zone but I was encouraged to progress and it was always made clear at each stage what I should be doing to be driving correctly. Sue clearly knows her stuff and often would talk about situations that were relevant not only to just pass the test but in order to drive safely in general. I would definitely recommend both elite and Sue wholeheartedly. "

08 March 2017

Natasha Henderson, South Croydon, Surrey

Tash

"I was recommended Sue by a couple of my friends and couldn't be more pleased with my experience. She has been absolutely incredible, so supportive and reassuring! Passed first time with only three minors, so thankful for all her help, Definitely worth the money!"

04 March 2017

Daniel Butler, Croydon, Surrey

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"I passed at the first attempt with no minors, all thanks to Sue, whose instruction was equally faultless. She is organised, patient and thorough, besides caring and friendly. Learning to drive with her has been an enjoyable and rewarding experience, one I highly recommend."

19 February 2017

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Jasmine Bennett, Caterham, Surrey

"I can't fault anything about Elite. My instructor Sue was amazing and so so helpful to me! I would strongly recommend Elite to anyone at all and would hope they got the same great experience I did. Thank you!"

01 February 2017

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Peter"I had lessons with Sue and have just passed my test first time. I thought that the teaching was great: I never felt out of my comfort zone but I was encouraged to progress and it was always made clear at each stage what I should be doing to be driving correctly. Sue clearly knows her stuff and often would talk about situations that were relevant not only to just pass the test but in order to drive safely in general. I would definitely recommend both elite and Sue wholeheartedly. "

Peter Lawton, South Croydon, Surrey

08 March 2017

Tash"I was recommended Sue by a couple of my friends and couldn't be more pleased with my experience. She has been absolutely incredible, so supportive and reassuring! Passed first time with only three minors, so thankful for all her help, Definitely worth the money!"

Natasha Henderson, South Croydon, Surrey

04 March 2017

Dan"I passed at the first attempt with no minors, all thanks to Sue, whose instruction was equally faultless. She is organised, patient and thorough, besides caring and friendly. Learning to drive with her has been an enjoyable and rewarding experience, one I highly recommend."

Daniel Butler, Croydon, Surrey

19 February 2017

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Jasmine"I can't fault anything about Elite. My instructor Sue was amazing and so so helpful to me! I would strongly recommend Elite to anyone at all and would hope they got the same great experience I did. Thank you!"

Jasmine Bennett, Caterham, Surrey

01 February 2017

Zara"Sue was absolutely amazing, she really helped my confidence and definitely knew her stuff. I cant imagine a better driving instructor, she knew the test routes off the top of her head, it was definitely worth the money."

Zara Burton, Purley, Surrey

22 December 2016

Lauren"After a bad experience with my first instructor I was very nervous about trying with a new instructor, but Sue was excellent at putting me at ease and working at my pace. I had been driving with my parent for a good 12 months in between and Sue was quick to spot my bad habits and rectify them. As I work shifts she was flexible about my lessons to fit in with what I could do and gave me the confidence to pass my test when I was ready. Sue is exceptionally patient and a phenomenal instructor. I couldn't have passed my test (first time, with 1 minor) without her and I would absolutely recommend her to just about any learner out there. Thank you so much Sue!"

Lauren MacCrimmon, Caterham, Surrey

26 November 2016

AnnmolAnnmol"I am over the moon now…Sue helped me to pass first time with very few minors!!! I found Sue while searching for a lady instructor having been told off from a male instructor elsewhere. Sue is very very patient, friendly, understanding, accommodating and what not. I wouldn't recommend anyone to anywhere else. Can't thank you more Sue… Million thanks to Sue and Elite… :)."

Annmol Eapen, Croydon, Surrey

18 November 2016

Luke"After struggling with an instructor from another company I got recommended Sue from Elite by a friend. She made me feel so much more comfortable, safe and confident on the roads with her professional but friendly teaching. Today I passed with 1 minor -I couldn't have done it without Sue and I can't recommend her highly enough! Thank you!"

Luke Wekeling, South Croydon, Surrey

17 November 2016

Aniko"I would highly recommend the Elite driving school, especially because of Sue, who was helping me to get ready for the driving test. She was always very calm and patient, and most importantly very professional. I learned so much from her, just can't thank her enough."

Aniko Bertolli, Redhill, Surrey

11 November 2016

James"I can highly recommend Elite Driving School, especially my instructor Sue, who as far as driving instructors go I'm not sure how you could get a better one than her. With her lessons instructed in a clam and informative manor, learning becomes very natural and in no time at all you can see the progress within your own abilities. At no point did I ever feel uncomfortable, under pressure or as though I was given a situation I couldn't handle, such is her ability as an instructor even the most challenging situations presented in everyday driving conditions become very easy to deal with in no time at all. Plus not only that you'll find yourself having a great laugh and conversation with a very nice, caring and considerate person at the same time. I know when I passed and finished lessons with Sue one of my first thoughts was that of slight sadness, having had such fun on the lessons and getting to know her at the same time. I'll without doubt be in contact in the future with regards to further driver training and recommend her to others in the future. Many thanks Sue, I'm sure there is plenty of safe driving in the future thanks to your instruction. "

James, Caterham, Surrey

18 October 2016

Fan"So pleased to passed my test first time at West Wickham today." "The instructor was changed to Sue just one month before my test and my first lesson with her was horribly bad due to not getting used to the new car. Sue is calm and rectifies my bad driving errors and habits. She emphasizes the important safety issues and helps me all the way through my last month learning. She's so patient and knowledgeable and I will definitely recommend Sue for any learners new or half-way!"

J Fan, Croydon, Surrey

15 October 2016

Aaron"Both myself and my sister passed our test's with Sue as our instructor. I do not believe there is a word in existence that can fully describe the full extent of just how exceptional an instructor Sue is. She has nothing but patience in any given scenario, regardless of where you go wrong or how badly and more importantly has an effective solution for everything; a solution both easy to understand and carry out. She is remarkably punctual no matter what time you have your lesson and is never without a smile or conversation to reassure you through the entire experience. I have no experience with any other instructors at this exceptional company, and I am sure they are all great in their own right; however, I would have to say I genuinely do not believe there are any better instructors than Sue at this or any given company. All round PERFECT. Thank you."

Aaron Amankwa-Walters, Caterham, Surrey

26 September 2016

Laura"I have passed my driving test on 5/9. First time taking, I was quite anxious, but managed to get it done. Sue was my instructor and she was great for me. She is extremely organised, clear in the way she explains and gives instructions. Sue is quick in spotting bad habits (new or old) and finds a way to coach you to forget about them. She will get you ready for your test, with mock tests and preparing you mentally for the test day. I would definitely call her back if needed and recommend her to friends."

Laura A, South Croydon, Surrey

18 September 2016

Francella"I had a great experience learning with elite driving school, my instructor was Sue. She made learning how to drive easy and enjoyable. Sue's enthusiasm and dedication really helped me to become a good driver. I passed with only one minor so I think that says it all. I plan on returning to sue for a motorway lesson very soon. Thanks for everything Sue."

Francella Breffitt, Croydon, Surrey

09 September 2016

"My instructor Sue was really friendly and helpful throughout my whole learning to drive experience. I feel the service was excellent and she was really easy to work with in terms of contact and booking lesson times."

Tanya Ghayur, Wallington, Surrey

01 September 2016

Jade"My instructor was Sue, she is an excellent instructor and I felt comfortable with her at all times. I passed first time and would highly recommend her and elite driving school."

Jade Monk, Caterham, Surrey

22 August 2016

Tyler"I want to thank Sue for helping me pass first time within 4 months of my first lesson, very calm and helped me progress quickly. Would definitely recommend! "

Tyler-Jo Richardson, South Croydon, Surrey

22 August 2016

Keri"I passed first time with my instructor Sue and couldn't be more pleased. Sue is an excellent teacher and was so friendly and patient and really helped me calm my nerves and focus. I would highly recommend Sue and Elite to any learner driver!"

Keri Alexander, Redhill, Surrey

18 August 2016

Shiji"I appreciate how my driving lessons went with Sue. She was very professional and lovely. She made me feel confident and comfortable, very keen to details and doing step by step on every instruction. I couldn't believe I passed my exam she is really amazing and highly recommendable! Xx"

Shiji varghese, Redhill, Surrey

13 August 2016

Andreya"Sue is absolutely amazing patient driving instructor! I took a lot longer then the average student but she stuck with me and encouraged me to keep going and I finally passed :-)."

Andreya Thompson, Croydon, Surrey

12 August 2016

Lydia"At first I was very nervous to start driving, but a friend told me about Sue with Elite who had a great experience with Sue, I really feel driving with Sue allowed me to become more confident behind the wheel; she is a very professional instructor and she always remained calm in all situations, especially reversing around a corner. I would highly recommend Sue from Elite and without a doubt, she is an amazing instructor. Thank you so much for everything Sue."

Lydia Russell, Redhill, Surrey

04 August 2016

Yvonne"I passed first time with Sue, she is an excellent instructor, super punctual, friendly and patient as I started with zero road experience and drove on the wrong side of the road, but she prepared me very well for the test, will definitely recommend Sue!!"

Yvonne Ng, Reigate, Surrey

12 July 2016

Katie"My experience of learning to drive with Sue from Elite was exceptional. I felt extremely comfortable in the car at all times, and made great progress, passing first time! I couldn't have asked for a better instructor and I have even recommended Sue to many of my friends, who haven't had the best experiences with previous driving companies, who are now enjoying learning to drive so much more. Overall, very pleased and thankful for all the support!"

Katie Holmes, South Croydon, Surrey

04 July 2016


Prad"I would like to thank my driving instructor Sue for her highly professional and dedicated approach and assistance. Though I’m not a new driver, yet it would have been a real challenge for me to clear Practical Driving test in UK without several techniques and tips Sue taught me during my driving lessons. Her training and explanations were easy to understand and reasonable. She is also able to manage her schedule very sensibly and effectively to cater her student’s requirements. I wish her and entire Elite team every success in future. Thanks again Sue :)."

Pradyot Mishra, Reigate,Surrey

25 June 2016

Jamal"At first I was extremely nervous to start driving, I really feel driving and learning with Sue allowed me to become more experienced and confident; she is the best instructor you could ask for and she always remained calm in all situations and assisted me to eventually get a first time pass! I would highly recommend Elite and without a doubt recommend Sue Garner, she is an amazing and experienced instructor. Thank you so much for everything Sue."

Jamal Aslam, Caterham, Surrey

25 May 2016


"From the moment I looked at the Elite website, and went through all the testimonials, it became apparent to me that it was Sue Garner who I wanted to have to teach my daughter. I was told by Elite that she was no longer taking bookings, as she was oversubscribed. I now know why! Since my daughter has been having lessons, I feel I have learnt to drive again for the 1st time! My daughter is FOREVER correcting my driving!! I am so very happy that I waited for her. I will always be indebted to her for not only getting her through the test, but for taking the time to explain things to her. Thank you SO much Sue! Xx."

Zahida Aleem, Croydon, Surrey

23 May 2016

Sophia"I had Sue Garner as my instructor and was absolutely fantastic in every aspect possible! Words cannot express my gratitude towards her and what she has made me achieve is invaluable. Her kind, patient and very understanding nature came through in just the first few lessons and I knew that I had chosen the right driving school along with the perfect driving instructor. I was always a nervous and anxious driver and each lesson, she managed to build up my confidence allowing me to drive confidently and competently on the roads. As well as her caring nature, she is excellent with time management and very flexible when changing lessons around so that everyone gets a fair amount of driving each week which allowed me to progress further as I was able to have regular lessons. As well as learning to drive safely, Sue put a great amount of energy into delivering fun lessons which are memories that I will never forget. Due to her amazing driving and teaching skills, I managed to pass my test first time which I never thought I could do. Thank you for putting your utmost time into helping me become a driver and I would recommend elite to anyone and most importantly Sue! I've really enjoyed our lessons together and will throughly miss our driving moments! Thankyou once again!xx. "

Sophia Aleem, Croydon

18 May 2016

LOUANNE HARRISON"Sue is an amazing driving instructor, who has so much patience and tolerance. Sue has supported and encouraged me throughout all my lessons and built up my confidence. All sue's hard work has helped me past first time. Thank you Sue. Louanne x."

Louanne Harrison, London

25 April 2016

Lucie"Sue was a fantastic driving instructor, she helped me to pass my test first time round! Everything was always explained clearly so that there was never any confusion. She is increadibly encouraging and supportive which is great because she builds your confidence quickly when driving. Not only is she accommodating when it comes to booking lessons but she is fun to be around, I would recommend her to anyone. Thank you for everything Sue, I've relly enjoyed the last few months!"

Lucie Stranack, South Croydon

21 April 2016

Michael"I've just passed my test first time with no faults. Although having my own car and driving in my free time, I also would like to thank my instructor who gave me some very good techniques for passing my test whilst being very friendly and understanding. Very good service and would recommend elite to anyone."

Michael Piers Langdon, Croydon

19 April 2016

Morris"From day one I knew that Sue Garner was a great driving instructor! Having had poor service and bad experiences with another organisation I contact Elite with no real expectations. Sue has now taught all three of my children to drive, overcoming both very anxious and overconfident students with great success. All three are now good, confident drivers. Sue's reliability cannot be faulted and she has always been accommodating when changes to lessons have been needed. All in all a great driving instructor who I would not hesitate to recommend. Thank you Sue. "

Elizabeth Morris, South Croydon, Surrey

20 March 2016

Abi"My driving instructor Sue was extremely encouraging, and a fantastic teacher. She definitely taught me how to drive and not just how to pass my test, which I managed to do first time! We really focusesd on my weaknesses to help me improve, and overall the lessons were a great experience."

Abigael Morris, South Croydon, Surrey

20 March 2016

Anastasia"Elite have been a fantastic company to learn with and I have no regrets in choosing them. My process of learning to drive has been calm, well managed and fun! My instructor, Sue, was reassuring and organised throughout the process, which helped me so much. She had a brilliant knowledge on the test area and the nitty gritty test requirements, allowing me to pass first time. Thanks Sue!"

Anastasia Larby, South Croydon, Surrey

18 March 2016

Ashley"Absolutely fantastic would not recommend any other driving school or instructor. Thank you so so much Sue Garner xx."

Ashley Ludord, Purley, Surrey

19 February 2016

Rachel"I had Sue Garner as my instructor and she helped me to pass my driving test first time :). She is so friendly and patient when I would have problem with certain aspects. She's great at working out what you really need to work on and being calm when you just forget stuff under pressure. She really prepares you for being a everyday driver and how people don't always do what you expecting."

Rachel Chrystie, South Croydon, Surrey

18 February 2016

James"Having been recommended to me by sister, I learnt for my test with Sue Garner from Elite Driving School. Sue is an excellent instructor, who is always very patient and helpful. She know the test area extremely well and pretty much every spot the test centre might try and catch you out on. She helped greatly with my manoeuvres and she is also very quick to pick up on any mistakes. I would highly recommend Sue, and Elite Driving School to anyone who is even thinking about starting lessons, I don't think I could have passed first time without her!"

James Lee, Godstone, Surrey

18 February 2016

Naomi"First time pass. In my opinion five stars all round for my driving instructor Sue. Sue is incredibly patient and encouraging. She offered many useful tips to improve my road safety and overall confidence on the road. I don't think I could have passed first time without Sue. Highly highly recommended."

Naomi Walters, Caterham, Surrey

11 February 2016

Nadia"I passed my driving test this week! Sue Garner is an amazing instructor! Very very patient, lovely personality and gave me excellent tips for overcoming the areas I found quite challenging and most importantly made sure I mastered them before my test. I will certainly recommend her to anyone looking for a driving instructor!"

Nadia, Purley, Surrey

30 January 2016

Lorena"Sue is patient, knowledgeable, punctual and always kept me motivated. She doesn't waste a minute of the lesson, always explaining things clearly and letting me know what I am doing wrong and what I am doing right. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend her (and I passed first time!)."

Lorena Gallo, Warlingham, Surrey

30 November 2015

Steph"Biggest thank you to Sue! I was extremely nervous about learning to drive, but Sue was patient, very friendly, and very calm which helped me a lot. Always helped me on the things I wasn't that confident on, and got me to pass my test first time despite my nervousness! Highly recommend Elite and especially Sue. Thank you for being the best instructor ever and good luck in the future!"

Stephanie Jessica Rolf, Westerham, Surrey

24 November 2015

Abi"I had a great experience learning to drive with Sue Garner from Elite. She is a fantastic teacher, very patient and made me feel at ease from day 1. She always managed to fit me in to her busy schedule, despite me only having 1 day a week availability for most of the time I was learning to drive. Not only is Sue a great teacher, she is very easy to get on with. I would highly recommend her as an instructor, especially if you are a bit nervous as she will make you feel a lot calmer!! Thank you sue! "

Abbie Smith, Croydon, Surrey

11 October 2015

Jo"Big Thank You to Sue Garner - the best instructor anyone could ask for! I struggled a lot with another instructor from another school and it wasn't until I met Sue that I realised what proper lessons should look like. Always patient, competent, professional and friendly she was able to teach me ( I thought a hopeless case I was) to drive and PASS. Thank you Sue."

Joanna Lozinska, Croydon, Surrey

08 October 2015

Kumal"Sue Garner is the best trainer I could have ever got. She always remain calm and composed while training and never gets agitated no matter what. She has always helped me with all my doubts related to traffic rules, road sense and so on. She always motivated me whenever required I could have never got my license without her support. I would like to wish her best of luck for her future endeavours."

Kamal Jamwal, Redhill, Surrey

03 October 2015

Aileen"I was extremely nervous about starting to learn to drive but my instructor Sue instantly put me at ease and throughout my lessons she knew what were my weak spots and my strengths. Combined with her patience and support, I managed to pass my test first time after only having lessons for 4 months. I would highly recommend elite as a driving school and especially Sue as an instructor to have."

Aileen Meenghan, Croydon, Surrey

20 September 2015

Kieran"Very happy with the service elite provided, Sue was very helpful and patient and got me through my test. I couldn't say a bad thing about her."

Kieran Brian, Croydon, Surrey

20 September 2015

Lucy"After a couple of bad experiences with other schools I had completely lost my confidence in driving and was close to giving up. I contacted Elite and after just one lesson, my instructor Sue changed this. Instead of dreading them like before, I looked forward to them and finally believed that I can get through it. Sue is a brilliant instructor and I have already been recommending her to family and friends and will continue to do so. Thank you so much Sue, I would never have passed without you. "

Lucy Derrick, Kenley, Surrey

09 September 2015

Vicky"I passed my driving test yesterday after only 3 months of learning with Sue! … 1st attempt! I would like to say thank you to Elite and especially to Sue. From very first lesson my driving instructor was wonderful - very professional, experienced and accommodating/understanding. Sue, your patience and kindness helped me to learn a skill for life from scratch in such short period of time, I'm ready to be on the road full of confidence! Test was very easy actually - all due to your knowledge, experience and obviously teaching technique. You are brilliant instructor And a beautiful person. I've been looking for driving school for a while, being 32 is tricky age as all your peers are already driving but friend's kids are too young. Just by pure luck I came across this website and after reading the reviews I decided to give it a go. So I have to leave a review just to reconfirm what a fantastic driving school it is, hopefully it will help other people to choose the right place to learn. Well done Guys at Elite - you are spot on!"

Vicky Paris, Caterham, Surrey

20 June 2015

Liam"My instructor was really nice, easy to get along with and helped me to pass my test first time, elite is a great company and I would highly recommend them to anyone who is wanting to to learn to drive. I give 5 stars to elite and couldn't fault them for anything."

Liam Morbin, South Croydon, Surrey

04 June 2015

"Elite wasn't the cheapest driving school, but the standard they produced was brilliant. My instructor Sue, was always punctual and was always able to work around my busy schedule and provide me with the highest level of teaching. Elite's website gave me access to theory questions and hazard perception questions, which most sites don't offer. Thanks to Elite driving school, I passed both my theory and driving test first time! Excellent service! Thank you !!"

Lucy Richardson, South Croydon, Surrey

12 May 2015

Jasmine"I had Sue Garner as my instructor. She is an excellent teacher. I had very limited time to pass my driving test and she managed to provide me all the essential advice to pass my test. She is very patient and kind, and I found her teaching method to be very precise and helpful to correct my driving errors. My driving greatly improved with her help. I passed my test the first time :)."

Jasmine Inman, Purley, Surrey

02 April 2015

Ciara"I would definitely recommend elite driving school to everyone! My instructor, Sue, was amazing and I know I wouldnt have got better value for my money anywhere else."

Ciara Lee, Warlinghan, Surrey

21 March 2015


Oliver"Sue was my driving instructor, taught me well passed first try in 10 weeks of being 17 couldnt have done it with out her, rate the school highly would recommend to many new drivers."

Oliver Clayton, Caterham, Surrey

19 March 2015

Petra"I looked around for driving instructors in my area and just like most I wanted a good deal but someone who has a good reputation to help me pass my test. I came across Sue and her pupils reviews. I chose her and well, I was not disappointed! She is so professional, understanding and someone you know you can rely on. Always on time and accommodating when needed. Very easy going and knowledgable, I could not wish for anyone better. I passed first time trying. Thank you Sue :). "

Petra Williamsova, Reigate, Surrey

05 March 2015

Ife"My instructor Sue is just the best. I couldn't have done it without her. She encouraged me not give up after I failed my first test and to continue to keep my head up. Her instructing is excellent and she made me feel absolutely comfortable. Sue is very genuine and got to know me and really helped me get to where I needed to be to pass my test. I would highly recommend Sue without hesitation and would really like to use this opportunity to say a humongous'Thank you' to her for seeing me through. I am 100% happy and pleased with passing my test. "

Ife Azih, Whyteleafe, Surrey

02 March 2015

Satya"Susan Garner was a great instructor, she was very patient. I was particularly impressed by how flexible the process of booking my lessons was, a big plus given how little spare time I have. I would highly recommend Elite and Susan Garner."

Satyanarendra Kottapalli, Redhill, Surrey

27 February 2015

Sophie"After two bad experiences with other driving schools, I was almost on the verge of giving up learning to drive. Elite and my instructor Sue Garner completely changed that. She was so patient and friendly, and more importantly never once raised her voice or got angry. Instead of being criticised for my mistakes, we ended up laughing at them. Over the course of 5 months Sue managed to turn driving from an entirely negative experience into a positive, fun one for me, and for that I can't thank her enough. Her teaching methods are fantastic, the prices are brilliant for the standard of teaching and she was always on time, never cancelling lessons last minute. I couldn't ask for a better instructor and I'm going to really miss having lessons with her. I passed my test yesterday with only 2 minors! Elite is easily the best driving school around, and I would highly recommend Sue, she is exceptional. Thank you Sue!"

Sophie Lee, Godstone, Surrey

22 February 2015

Sailaja"Sue has been an excellent and reliable instructor and made a huge difference in my learning especially after a bitter experience with my previous instructor from a prominent driving school. She's been very tolerant and there was no single instance of her losing temper for the mistakes I did during the course. She made me feel at ease and worked towards the betterment in every lesson. I was always terrified with roundabouts and reverse around the corners but thanks to her guidance, I could overcome my nervousness. She made me practice them repeatedly until I was perfect and confident. I'm extremely grateful to her and couldn't thank enough for all her service. I strongly recommend elite driving school and Sue to everyone."

Sailaja Kotamrajut, Croydon, Surrey

28 December 2014

Candice"I've had a good experience with Elite. My instructor Sue took the time to perfect my driving, made sure I felt comfortable with every manoeuvre so I was prepared for test. I would definitely recommend Elite!! (If you can do your lessons with Sue, she's great!)."

Candice Jamilla, Croydon, Surrey

18 December 2014

Simon"After being initially nervous to learn to drive at 23 I decided to go with Elite and Sue Garner was my instructor. Sue is a fantastic instructor who immediately put me at ease and was patient with me whenever I made mistakes she would go over them until I grasped it fully. As a result my confidence on the road grew immensely and I believe this was key to having a good understanding with Sue. I would highly recommend Sue to anybody looking to drive as she's a great teacher. If I could give anybody one piece of advice it would be do 2 hours a week consistently as it cements your knowledge and I passed in just over 5 months. Thanks Elite the customer service has been excellent and thanks again Sue I really couldn't have done it without you!"

Simon Blaquiere, Kenley, Surrey

12 December 2014

Pola"Sue is an exceptional driving instructor who has helped me through all the ups and downs of learning to drive. She is really calm and collected and will not patronise you for making mistakes; instead her support and encouragement motivated me and I always looked forward to my driving lessons! I was terrified of hill starts and not a big fan of roundabouts, but by the end, I had them mastered. Sue taught me that driving is really fun and filled me with confidence which allowed me to pass my driving test first time! It will really change how much time I will save on my travel, and have an overall beneficial impact on my life. I would definitely recommend Sue to everyone I know, she is an amazing instructor! "

Pola Garczynska, Purley, Surrey

24 November 2014

Kelly"I was very happy with my experience learning to drive with elite driving school, I would highly recommend them to friends and family. My instructor Sue was always very calm and gave me her honest opinion on my driving and what I could do to improve. Sue was also so patient and never lost her temper with me, her patience made it easier for me, as a learner a patient instructor like Sue is definitely what you need! Thank you Sue for all your help, I finally did it :)."

Kelly Nicholls, Croydon, Surrey

18 October 2014

MattElite is an excellent driving school who I rate very highly for their services. My driving instructor was very kind and extremely encouraging and I would recommend them to anyone."

Matt Morris, Croydon, Surrey

16 October 2014

Elle"An amazing driving school! So pleased I went with them! Passed my text first time! Definitely recommend! Thank you so much Sue Garner! X."

Elle Algar, Caterham, Surrey

16 October 2014

Harry"I cant thank sue enough for the exceptional service she provided to me. I had 3 instructors before her and almost lost all hope. I had one test before I had sue, and got FOUR serious on this test. I thought I would never pass but then I met sue and her never give up attitude towards me gave me the confidence to pass my test with her. She never gave up even when I was making the same mistakes she would calm me down and re assure me that I would pass one day. The prices for lessons are quality and the service never in my 20+ hour lessons let me down. Cant thank elite enough for the support and guidance given to me. Highly recommend them, professional is an understatement. Posted by an extremely happy guy."

Harry Symonds, Kenley, Surrey

30 September 2014

Sam"My experience with Elite was fantastic. Before Elite I was with a very poor driving school. I am a very anxious driver and my anxiety was made a lot worse by the driving instructor who was very impatient and not very understanding. Furthermore I could only get 1 hour lesson every 1-2 weeks and half the time the instructor would turn up late and finish the lesson early. However with Elite the whole experience has been the opposite of what I was used to. I had a very supportive and patient instructor called Sue. I was put at ease straight away and her teaching methods and belief in me helped me to pass my driving test. If it wasn’t for Sue my anxiety would still be stopping me from driving a car. I would like to say a big thank you to Sue and hope people reading with review with chose Elite when learning to drive. "

Samantha Capper, Croydon, Surrey

29 August 2014


Simone"I am so happy with my experience, learning to drive with Elite. Sue was an amazing instructor that was so patient and always made me feel at ease. I would highly recommend Elite to anyone and Sue, she is amazing. I passed first time!"

Simone Borrett, Caterham, Surrey

28 August 2014

Lizzy"Just passed my test first time with Sue, she was supper patient and made me feel so comfortable whilst I was learning. Really flexible with work, college and home pick up's and will always find time to fit you in! Sue coached me in to driving so easily and allowed me to learn at my own pace. Would deffo recommend sue to everyone!"

Lizzie Hook, Redhill, Surrey

28 August 2014

Laverne"I have had a pleasant experience with my lessons from Sue from Elite. Sue has been patient and very supportive. I am very happy that I chose this driving school and I'm grateful as through taking lessons with this driving school I was able to pass first time!!! ( which was my aim as it's too expensive to fail) overall a good experience. "

Laverne, Croydon, Surrey

13 August 2014


Matt"When initially researching driving schools, I found Elite to be the best value for money and they didn't disappoint. My driving instructor Sue was a fantastic tutor - friendly, patient and extremely accommodating when it came to fitting in lessons to suit me. Her clear, extensive knowledge in not only driving in general but also in preparing specifically for the test and routes was invaluable in helping me pass. I cannot recommend Elite highly enough."

Matt Looker, Wallington, Surrey

27 July 2014

Sarah Fullick"I want to say a hugeee thank you to Sue for getting me to the end! Passed today with the best help, Sue is the greatest for increasing confidence and trust (I came to Sue not wanting to get on a main road!), as she eases you into new things without making you feel uncomfortable. I enjoyed every lesson with Sue and knew I made the right decision when picking her. I feel 110% confident to drive now, knowing Sue gave me the best skills. I couldn't have asked for a better instructor! So so lovely to chat to and was more of a friend than an instructor! Don't want to say goodbye just yet.. So will do plus pass with her too! :) thank you Sue xx."

Sarah Fullick, Caterham, Surrey

09 June 2014

Ryan"I came to Elite after attending a poor driving school. It must be said that a big thank-you is owed to my instructor; Sue Garner for helping me get there and giving me the essential tools to pass 1st time. She made me at ease from the first moment I stepped into a car. Her guidance and flawless tuition method made any silly error look much better in a matter of minutes, just by something simple like talking over techniques and drawing diagrams. Her positive attitude to any situation was enough to assure me that I can do it and that eventually I would get there! Now here I am; two months down the road and I’ve passed. She really pushed me and got the best out of me every lesson. There is no doubt that I would recommend her to anyone! Simply the best instructor I have had and would have asked for! "

Ryan Fernandes, Coulsdon, Surrey

25 April 2014

Kirsty"A big thank you to sue, she is the best!! I would recommend any one to her, she makes you feel so comfortable and at ease. Wouldn't of done it without her xx."

Kirsty, South Norwood

4 April 2014

Charley B"My instructor Sue Garner was a great teacher. She was very patient and explained everything clearly. She was very accommodating, fitting my lessons around college. I passed first time and hope do some motorway driving with her at a later date. Highly recommended!"

Charley Bee, Croydon, Surrey

31 March 2014

Anthea"I had Sue as my instructor and she was absolutely amazing! She had so much time and patience for me when I made mistakes. After my first few lessons I thought to myself that I’d never be able to drive, but Sue constantly reassured me and here I am! Passed my theory first time getting 50/50 in the first section after revision from Elite’s practise theory test programme, and also passed my practical first time all thanks to Sue! I would highly recommend Elite driving school to anyone. Thanks again Elite."

Anthea Nelson, Croydon, Surrey

01 March 2014

"I took my driving lessons with Elite and I am very happy with my decision. My instructor Sue was very patient and encouraging and delivered the instructions well. My main concern when I started taking the lessons was roundabouts and I am not that scared of them now. I had previously taken lessons with another company and found them a total waste of time and money. My instructor with the other company made me drive in the same locality and mostly on quiet road and I found her quite discouraging. Whereas, Sue, was very encouraging, I passed my test in the first attempt. Thanks."

A Gupta, South Croydon, Surrey

05 February 2014

"My Son Ben, passed 1st time with Sue, (Brilliant!) She is so patient. We're lucky we found her, as Ben's twin sister is also having lessons with her and we're looking forward to her passing shortly too. Well done Sue for getting Ben through so quickly."

Christine Andrew, South Godstone, Surrey

05 February 2014

"I learned with Sue, she was a really great teacher and made everything simple and clear. When I failed my first test she helped me work on the areas that weren't so good and helped me to pass second time. I am a better driver because of this and I really appreciate her help! Elite were great in helping me find a suitable teacher that would work well with me."

Tara Hook, South Croydon, Surrey

21 December 2013

"I originally started to learn to drive when I was nineteen, but was so worried about taking the test that I stopped. Fifteen years and three children later, it was time I became more mobile.... Life without a car was getting ridiculously tedious and it was starting to affect my children too. I decided to go with a driving school and after reading the positive reviews about Elite I decided to go with them. The price seemed very reasonable too. Well, I have only positive things to say. My instructor Sue has been absolutely fantastic. She really helped me to have confidence in my driving and I always looked forward to lessons with her. I passed my practical test a couple of days ago and am absolutely over the moon! The only negative is that I will miss having my lessons with Sue.... I will be having a motorway driving lesson with her soon though, so that will be great, something to look forward to! Thank you Sue and Elite Driving School."

Emma Harding, Redhill, Surrey

27 November 2013

"Thanks Sue Garner!!! I passed my practical on 18th September, I couldn't have don't it without you! Thank you very much. It's been a great learning from you!! I would recommend Elite Driving School to all worth the money with good instructors who support you so much!! Thank you once again SUE :)."

Komal Murarji, Croydon, Surrey

20 September 2013

"Yippe ! Passed my practical test. Sue is a great instructor who taught me the finer details of driving and boosted my confidence. I would recommend Sue Garner for anyone wanting to learn driving and pass the test."

Ranganathan Natraj, Croydon, Surrey

19 September 2013

"Hurray! I cleared my driving test in the first attempt. All the credit goes to my instructor Sue Garner. Thank you so much for training me to drive confidently and safely. A very BIG thank you Sue for your patience when I did make mistakes and also for pushing me when I was a bit hesitant during our driving sessions. I really enjoyed all the drives we had together. Sue is very professional and quite friendly. I would highly recommend Sue Garner."

Saranya Saravanakumar, Croydon, Surrey

5 September 2013

"Thanks to my instructors Laura and Sue, Both taught me how to drive safely and helped me to pass the test. I enjoyed my lessons during the tenure. Both the instructors are very professional, very patient and always encouraging which made me feel really confident. I would highly recommend Laura and Sue of Elite to other learner. Thanks. Ponsudhahar, East Croydon."

Ponsudhahar Kamaraj, Croydon, Surrey

29 July 2013

"A massive thanks to Sue Garner @ Elite for giving me confidence behind the wheel. The tuition I received was absolutely superb and Sue was always calm, positive, patient and encouraging."

"I would recommend Sue/Elite to any learner."

Martina Vaalalska, South Croydon, Surrey

09 June 2013

"Sue is a fantastic instructor, and she helped me to pass my test on the first go, and with only 3 small mistakes, which I'm sure were due to nerves :-) . Sue explained things really well, and kept calm when I made stupid mistakes."

"Thanks again Sue!!  I'll definitely be sending more of my friends to you."

Heidi Taylor, Warlingham, Surrey

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