Awards Driving School is a family run business. We offer Professional Affordable Driving Tuition to all in the Leicester area and cover parts of Leicestershire. We were Established in 2004 by Melvyn Ward, and have steadily grown from a one-man operation to our current status of 7 Instructors.

In 2010 Awards Driving School went Limited.

All our instructors are Fully Qualified, we do not operate with trainee instructors.
We have both male and female instructors and we can offer Manual and Automatic instruction.

All our instructors are fully CRB checked.

Our prices are competitive and can be found on our prices page.

Our mantra is Pass Fast Pass Safe with Awards Driving School. No gimmicks just good, honest, patient and friendly tuition. If you are looking to start your driving lessons then get in contact today.

Meet the Rest of the Team


Lindsay Pitchford

Media and Promotions Director
Came on board August 2017
Deals with our website, social media and advertising. Also fields enquiries and matches students to the right instructor. Interests are her children and home life, keeping active, helping run a local youth group and band. Music, tv, dancing and food, cooking and eating!


Tricia Ward

Financial Director
Tricia is a silent partner and has been with Awards since 2004. Interests include keeping fit, socialising, dancing, bowls, holidays and spending quality time with her family.