Mrs Tanya Kooger Mont.Dip - Manager

Tanya has been a Montessori teacher for 12 years. She is our designated Senco (Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator). Opening Trillium Montessori House has been her dream. She has always had a passion for creating a warm, nurturing, inspiring and safe environment where young children can flourish and reach their true potential.

Her dream has now come true!

Mrs Verity Percival Mont. Dip. - Manager

Verity has been teaching in early years settings for over 20 years, after completing her training in London. She has also recently completed the Montessori Primary Years Training. Verity is our Deputy Manager and oversees the day to day running of the nursery. She is our Designated Safeguarding Lead and works closely with Tanya to ensure that all of the children have happy learning experiences, in a nurturing and safe environment.

Ms. Sarah-Rose Phillips Mont.Dip.-Teacher 

Sarah-Rose has worked as a Montessori teacher for 7 years. She runs our cookery lessons which coincide with our termly projects.  Sarah-Rose is our Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead and works closely in this area with Verity.  Sarah-Rose runs the sign language sessions.


Ms. Amanda Wright (BA Hons) Mont.Dip -Teacher

Amanda has worked in a Montessori setting for the last 10 years. She plans our fabulous creative activities and drama sessions.  Amanda is our Early Years Foundation Stage Lead and our Health and Safety Officer.

Mrs. Tina Norton (BA Hons) Mont.Dip - Teacher

Tina has worked with children in various educational settings for the last 40 years. She has a passion for music, which she brings to Trillium. Tina runs our music and movement activities.

Ms. Stephanie Collings.EYP.BSc(Hons)(1st Class).Mont.Dip.CACHE.Dip-Teacher

Stephanie has worked in a Montessori setting for 15 years. She has experience of working in various settings including a Montessori Primary School. She has just given birth to a beautiful baby girl.

Mrs. Nina Evans Mont.Dip - Teacher

Nina runs her own Montessori Tots sessions from her home for small groups with their parents/carers. She is also a qualified yoga teacher and will be leading some of the yoga sessions at Trillium.