A few reviews from recent pupils of the driving school.


Bury St Edmunds and Sudbury manual and automatic driving lesson reviews of Mat and Ann Crowe

"Amazing experience learning to drive with Advanced driving school passing first time and had loads of fun learning and felt at ease the whole time with no pressure throughout all of my lessons. I would recommend new drivers to also learn with these guys!" [Samuel Asker, 2018]

"Had the most amazing time learning with both Mat and Ann! Will do anything to help you pass including making videos about anything you’d need to know about driving and passing your test! Both so patient and lovely. Would recommend to anyone learning for the first time or someone unable to pass their test!" [Olivia McGowan, 2018]

"I first started learning with Ann, had a break and then passed with Shane. Both instructors were friendly, professional and fantastic instructors! I cannot recommend advance enough, they have been nothing but sterling from day one. Also the videos on the YouTube channel are amazing and really helped me visualise the tricky bits in Bury and get some amazing tips. Thank you to Ann, Shane and the whole advance team :)" [Ruby Gibson, 2018]

"I would always recommend Advance Driving School. Both Ann and Mat are incredibly friendly, patient and knowledgable instructors. I recently passed my test with Mat and found that after every single lesson up until the very moment of my test date, I would leave with this strong sense of progression and confidence growing with my driving, always looking forward to the next lesson. I had next to no experience before starting my lessons with Mat and initially found myself to be quite the nervous driver, but he made the journey to becoming a far more confident and capable driver up to test-standard level a very rewarding experience. Always maintaining a very professional and informative approach which I can appreciate. It was a pleasure to pass with Advanced Driving School. Thanks Mat and Ann" [Jolian Stevens, 2018]

"Thank you for such fantastic lessons and support!! Really have enjoyed my learning experience, and so happy with my pass today! Couldn't have asked for a better instructor!"  [Orla Jewby, 2017]

"Great driving school, would definitely recommend. Was easy to learn in such a friendly relaxed atmosphere"  [Dan Cox, 2017]

“Thank you to the most amazing driving instructor ever! That got me passed just 4 weeks after my birthday, would definately recommend 'Advance Driving School' to anyone! Thank you so much.”  

[Daisy E]

“Just wanted to say thank you so much for putting up with me through this. I’ve been terrified, I’ve flapped, hated it and now... it’s not so bad :)  I seriously couldn’t have asked for someone more patient and understanding and I really do appreciate this! It means so much (more than I can put into words) to say that I’ve done this. THANK YOU!!”  [Donna H]

“MASSIVE thank you for restoring my confidence in driving.  I had given up after 7 years of on-off learning and was bought an intensive course with Mat for my birthday. Mat is an excellent tutor with the ability to teach you how to drive with confidence.  Will be recommending you to everyone!”

[Izzie S]

“Just got back from my test - passed with only three minors.  I couldn’t be happier - all the hard work has paid off.  Thanks Mat for getting me from nervous wreck to capable driver :-)” [Emma DC]

“I’m still in shock!  Thankyou very much Mat, you’re a great instructor. You really helped me get my confidence back and I would definately recommend you to anyone :)”  [Amy W]

"Ann is an absolutely fantastic instructor, I'd 100% recommend her to anyone who's wanting to learn how to drive, fun friendly confident and patient! 10/10 for Ann!"  [Jack J]

“Mat took the stress out of learning to drive and made it fun and enjoyable.  He made me feel relaxed and confident. I would highly recommend anyone to learn with his driving school. A big thank you” [Daniel S]

“BIG BIG BIG thank you Mat.  I started off very rusty and five lessons later, a PASS with just 3 minors. A massive thank you again and will always recommend you.  Awesome.” [Dave T]

“Shane was friendly and very successful in making me feel relaxed and confident behind the wheel, which helped massively in my test” [Jack E]