Cherrytrees Montessori School : A Quality Early Years Setting
Cherrytrees is registered with Ofsted no. EY438483
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Cherrytrees adheres to the requirements of the DfE Early Years Foundation Stage Statutory Framework 


Owner, Manager and Early Years Teacher : Margaret Dobbs

Margaret has run Cherrytrees since 1992. She is a qualified Montessori Teacher and has degrees in science and early years. Margaret has Early Years Professional Status (EYPS). Margaret worked part time as a trainer/consultant and early years Ofsted Inspector until 2016. Margaret achieved a Postgraduate Diploma in Early Years following two years study on a Masters programme with the University of South Wales. She continues to access training and conference opportunities. 
Margaret is the setting's SENDCo and Child Protection Officer. and holds a current paediatric first aid certificate ( St John's Ambulance June 2019). 

Deputy Manager: Sarah Royall

Sarah has a Cache Level 3 qualification in childcare. Sarah has also done several Montessori courses and continues to be very committed to implementing Montessori principles and continuing professional development training. She is the setting's Equality Needs Coordinator, Health and Safety Officer and Deputy SENDCo AND Deputy Designated Safeguarding Officer. Sarah holds a current certificate in paediatric first aid.