Hove Station Nursery

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Hopscotch Nursery Hove Station is one of our Ofsted Outstanding rated nurseries in Hove that provides high quality full day childcare for babies, toddlers, and preschool children from 0 to 5 years, and is set in a homely converted house in central Hove.

We are now open for out of hours nursery visits! Please use the Book a Visit form to arrange your visit to the nursery


Childcare Services For Busy Parents

Open from 7.30am to 6.30pm Monday to Friday, the premium service provided by our Hove Station nursery is the ideal solution for busy parents who commute or require flexible hours and add-on options to meet varying schedules and commitments.

Excellent Childcare and Education for Babies and Children

Our graduate-led staff team are highly qualified, with an Early Years Teacher, small class sizes and high practitioner to child ratios. Babies are cared for in their own rooms with a warm and nurturing environment.

Our varied and stimulating early learning programme is supported by the EYFS framework and provides quality education and childcare experiences for babies and children, including literacy, numeracy, music, dance, arts, crafts, serenity and animal yoga, Spanish lessons and outdoor learning.


As part of our holistic approach to childcare, we promote a positive attitude to healthy eating and exercise through play, activities and discussion. We use also eco-friendly bio-degradable wheat filled nappies.

Ofsted Rated Outstanding

At our latest Ofsted inspection in 2018, we were awarded Outstanding in all areas. We are extremely happy to see the staff rewarded for their excellent care and dedication to the children. See our latest Outstanding Ofsted Inspection Report

We are delighted to provide Little Tums Hot Lunches and Hot Teas which have been awarded the Healthy Choice Award by Brighton and Hove City Council. This helps us to ensure all foods provided by the nursery are nutritionally well balanced. It also provides us with a wealth of information to share with our parents and staff ensuring a healthy start for the children in our care.

Award Winning Catering

Offering vegetarian, vegan, dairy free, sugar free and no pork meal options, our Hove Station nursery offers Little Tums Hot Lunches and Hot Teas. Little Tums 3 week menu has been awarded a Gold Healthy Choice Award by Brighton and Hove City Council. This helps us ensure all foods provided by the nursery are nutritionally well-balanced. It also provides us with a wealth of information to share with our parents, carers and staff ensuring a healthy start for the children in our care.

Our Facilities

Set away from the road, the nursery benefits from lots of natural light and fresh air. There is a large well-equipped outdoor area with bespoke physical equipment, soft surface, trikes and bikes and natural space as well as an exciting colourful indoor soft play room with a ball pit and slide, providing hours of fun and stimulation for your little ones in a safe and varied environment.

We welcome you to come and see the nursery for yourself using our simple Book a visit form.

How to find us

Hopscotch Nursery Hove Station is conveniently situated just a few minutes’ walk from Hove train station and George Street areas, making it ideal for commuters in central Hove. The nursery is also well served by nearby bus routes including 5, 5A, 5B, 7, 21, 21A, 25, and 46.

Fees & Funding

We work hard to provide the very best possible care for your children at a competitive and fair price. You can find out the fees for this nursery here or learn about our terms and conditions.

We have various helpful pages about financial support for parents, the early years funding entitlement and how to pay.

Stay Up To Date With Your Child’s Progress

Access to online learning journeys allows parents to monitor and observe children’s development and contribute to their learning. We provide regular written and image-based updates on your child’s development and progress using a secure online portal called Tapestry.

Our Latest Newsletter

To see what we have been up to at nursery recently, please find our Autumn 2022 newsletter here.


Meet the Manager

Manager: Natasha Hilton

49a Goldstone Villas, Hove, East Sussex, BN3 3RT

01273 711480


My name is Natasha and I joined Hopscotch in 2014. I have previously worked at our Portland Road nursery, and was a Deputy Manager at our Seaford nursery.

I hold a NVQ Level 3 in Childcare and have certificates in Safeguarding, First Aid, Equality and Diversity, Signs and Symbols, and Sign Language.

I enjoy spending my spare time with my partner, family and friends. I also have two nieces that keep me very busy!

Deputy Manager

Deputy Manager: Anna Swietochowska

My name is Anna and I joined Hopscotch in 2016. I previously worked worked at Hopscotch Preston Park, and moved to Hove Station in 2021.

I hold a Level 3 Qualification in Childcare and Education. I am a safeguarding Lead and I am First aid trained.  I also completed medical school training in Poland, and I have a Diploma as a Psychological, Physical and Manual Therapist.

I enjoy working with the children, especially in the creative play and outside areas. In my spare time, I enjoy going out for dinner and to concerts with my friends.

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