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We are work place nurseries primarily for Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust but also other trusts and emergency services. We also provide a small number of places to the local community.

The nurseries provide care and education for children aged 0-5 years, in a fun and stimulating environment and catering for:

  • Butterfly Nursery (Hove) - 43 children per day
  • Hilltop Nursery (Brighton) - 22 children per day
  • Rainbow Nursery (Crawley) - 22 children per day

Free places available for eligible 2, 3 and 4 years old. Please contact us to find out any more information

Flexible 'Drop 'n' go' sessions available at an hourly rate. Calling all working parents! Do you need to attend training, team meetings, a Doctor's, Dentists hospital or clinic appointment, or just want to have some 'me' time and get your hair done because you've been working so hard. We have some hourly slots available charged at a hourly rate, just email us or phone.

We also offer school holiday cover for children up to 7 years of age.

The nurseries follow the Early Years Foundation Stage curriculum (EYFS) and age appropriate activities are available throughout the day for the children to participate, if they wish.

All the nurseries have large gardens with play equipment, soft surface flooring and sensory flower gardens, digging areas, mud kitchens.

All our staff are qualified to at least a level 3 in childcare.

All staff have regular training update courses, including first aid, Safeguarding Children, food hygiene and child development courses.

We can help you with transition to back to work, breast feeding supporting while returning to work, and tax benefits by paying your nursery fees through Child Care Vouchers.

Watch our short films to find out more about our nurseries:

Butterfly Nursery, Hove

Hilltop Nursery, Brighton

Rainbow Nursery, Crawley