Cherrytrees Montessori School : A Quality Early Years Setting
Cherrytrees is registered with Ofsted no. EY438483
Inspection reports can be found at

Cherrytrees adheres to the requirements of the DfE Early Years Foundation Stage Statutory Framework revised April 2017


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 works part time as a freelance early years consultant and was a freelance 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. 
Margaret is the setting's SENCo and Child Protection Officer. and holds a current paediatric first aid certificate.

Assistant Manager: Sarah Dobbs

Sarah has the Level 3 Diploma for the Children and Young People's Workforce and a Level 3 qualification in Management.  She is the setting's Health and Safety Officer and Fire Warden. Sarah holds a current certificate in paediatric first aid. 

Deputy Manager: Sarah Royall

Sarah has a Cache  Level 3 qualification in childcare. She has also done several Montessori courses and continues to be very committed to implementing Montessori principles. She is the setting's Equality Needs Coordinator and Deputy SENCo. Sarah holds a current certificate in paediatric first aid.

Lunchtime Supervisor and Early Years Assistant; Kate Williams,
Kate has qualifications in food safety and safeguarding.