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First Drive Experiences for ages 10-16 years

First Drive Experiences
First Drive Experiences

...from £75 for 45 minutes.

If your child is between 10 and 16 years of age and can’t wait to learn to drive then the Three Sisters First Drive Experiences are for you.

Three experiences to choose from

There are three experiences available: Novice, Intermediate and Advanced to demonstrate progression, increased knowledge and skills.  Underneath each experience you will find a pick and mix of fun challenges that the instructor will use to create a positive learning experience (click the boxes for more information):

Novice

£75 for a 45-min experience on our multi-activity area.

  • Introduction and classroom briefing
  • In-car briefing on controls
  • Identify car controls
  • Safety precautions before moving off -Pre-drive checks
  • Control skills (Use of clutch/function / Progressive breaking technique)
  • Moving off and stopping (Correct use of hand and feet controls)
  • The STEERING ZONE
  • Changing gears
  • Student practical driving
  • The Zig Zag Zone
  • Manoeuvres Including Three Point Turn
  • Fun & Positivity
  • Building Confidence, Knowledge & Skills
  • Debriefing and certificate presentation/Photo opportunity
  • Q and A for parents and students

Intermediate

£150 for two 45-min experiences on our multi-activity area.

  • Introduction and classroom briefing
  • In-car briefing on controls:
  • A combination of skills previously learnt in the Novice lesson
  • Clutch Control and its purpose
  • Hill starts – The Biting Point
  • Changing up & down the gears
  • Judgement & control
  • Understanding road procedures in one-way & two-way traffic
  • Introduction to a variety of junctions & RABs
  • Manoeuvres Including Three Point Turn - Parallel Park
  • Spatial Awareness Challenge
  • Chicane Challenge & Obstacle course
  • The Junction Challenge
  • Debriefing and certificate presentation/Photo opportunity
  • Q and A for parents and students

Advanced

£250 for two 45-min experiences on our multi-activity area and one 60-min experience on our race circuit.

  • Introduction and classroom briefing
  • In-car briefing on controls
  • A combination of skills previously learnt in the Novice & Intermediate lessons
  • Manoeuvres Including Three Point Turn - Parallel Park – Bay Parking
  • Emergency stop
  • Independent Driving Challenge
  • Building up speed and steady driving (up to 40mph) on closed off sections of the circuit
  • Slalom Challenge
  • Judgement of speed & distance
  • Manoeuvring in confined spaces
  • Three-Dimensional Challenge
  • The REVERSE Challenge
  • Skills BOOOOST!!
  • Debriefing and certificate presentation/Photo opportunity
  • Q and A for parents and students

Youngsters can get behind the wheel with instructors who are experienced, highly trained, and who have the skills to teach them the importance of driving in a safe and controlled manner. Young drivers can build their confidence in an environment that is both undemanding and promises to be great fun. The Novice and Intermediate experiences take place on our multi-activity area, and the 60-minute Advanced experience takes place on part of the race circuit ...not many 10-16 year olds can say that they have driven around a real race track!

First Drive cars

Features

  • All cars feature dual controls
  • Professional ADIs (Approved Driving Instructor)
  • Different levels of experiences available
  • Drive on the race circuit as part of the Advanced Experience

Criteria

To take part in these experiences drivers must meet the following requirements:

  • Minimum age 10 years
  • Maximum age 16 years

All children must be accompanied by an adult who must remain onsite and be responsible for the children during the time of the booking.

Please arrive 15 minutes before your experience is due to start.

Upcoming First Drive Experiences

  • Time: 9am - 9:45am (arrival: 8:45am)
    Price: £75 per First Drive Novice.
    Places available – call 01942 719030 to book.
  • Time: 10am - 11:30am (arrival: 9:45am)
    Price: £150 per First Drive Intermediate.
    Places available – call 01942 719030 to book.
  • Time: 12pm - 2:30pm (arrival: 11:45am)
    Price: £250 per First Drive Advanced.
    Notes: This lesson includes a 60-min experience on the circuit
    Places available – call 01942 719030 to book.

Area used for Novice and Intermediate experiences

Area used for the Advanced 60 minute experience

part of Three Sisters circuit