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. 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.
Polly Oakes - Montessori Teaching Assistant
Polly has spent the last three years training to be a mental health nurser and is now fulfilling her other passion, working with our little people. Polly grew up on a farm in a nearby village and has spent her childhood with animals and young children. She has an innate calmness and kindness and is very popular with the children. Her passions are baking and keeping fit and healthy. Everyone loves Polly!
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.