Our Approach

To create a safe and fun environment where the children from the Corbett Estate can either get ready for the school day with a filling breakfast or relax and unwind at the end of the day with activities of their choice and snacks for when they need them.

Our Story

Every parent knows the headache that comes with trying to work and parent. Saplings was born from our struggle to make it work for us and we hope it will help you with yours.

Meet the Team

Who are we?

Victoria Smith


Mum to Ben who was at Torridon Infants and previously Chair of Governors at Torridon Juniors whilst struggling with the daily commute to the city. Now escaped to Surrey to work in a school for a better work/life balance but still passionate about Saplings and the reasons we set it up.

Tara Taylor-Beardow


Mum to James, Lewis and George, all having been through or currently attending Torridon. Currently a TA at Torridon Infants with a specialism in children with SEN.

Yvonne Allen


Yvonne is fully qualified and has years of experience as a Pre-school manager.

Other team members:

Fredrica Elliott, NVQ3, Paediatric First Aider, Food Hygiene

Marcella Lloyd, NVQ2, First Aider, Food Hygiene

Carol Campbell, NVQ2, First Aider, Food Hygiene

Call to Action