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Hove Station Nursery

Our Hove Station Nursery

Hopscotch Nursery Hove Station provides high quality care for babies, toddlers, and preschool children from 0 to 5 years and is set in a homely converted house in central Hove.

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.

Sustainability

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 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

We are delighted to have been awarded the Healthy Choice Award by Brighton and Hove City Council, meaning all foods provided by the nursery are nutritionally well balanced. Through this accreditation we have also acquired a wealth of information to share with our parents and staff ensuring a healthy start for the children in our care. Our meal plans also cater for a range of dietary requirements, food intolerances and allergies.

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.

Meet the Manager

Manager: Lorraine Brown

My name is Lorraine Brown and I joined Hopscotch in 2017. I am a qualified childcare practitioner with 18 years’ knowledge and experience as well as a Diploma in Leadership and Management. In 2016 I was a finalist for a national award for training and development and in 2014 was a finalist for the NMT Award for Best New Business for a Nursery.   I enjoy ensuring that children are the centre of all decisions made in the nursery and that children continue to develop and grow in a safe stimulating environment. My aim is to lead the team to deliver outstanding childcare.

Deputy Manager

Deputy Manager: Vicky Stubbings

Hello, my name is Vicky Stubbings,  I joined Hopscotch in 2012 and hold the NVQ Level 3 qualification in Childcare and Education. I have attended many training courses, most recently on Sensory Needs.

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