Tarner Children's Centre

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Tarner Children's Centre
Ivory Place
Brighton
BN2 9QE

Telephone: 01273 296700
Email: tarner.cc@brighton-hove.gov.uk

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The Sure Start Children's Centre team, based at Tarner CC, is made up of Health Visitors, Early Years Educators, Community Nursery Nurses, Volunteer Skills Development Coordinators and Group Support Workers. The team works with families, individuals and groups, in the home and in the centres.

Group activities

Group activities are held in the children's centres. Some of these are drop-in sessions and others are by appointment or referral Tarner CC Activity Diary from April 2016 (PDF 17KB). Please contact the Children's Centre if you'd like a paper copy.

Healthy Child Clinics

Please note, due to staff changes, the Healthy Child Clinics changed times of day - see below for correct times.

Health visitors hold drop-in Healthy Child Clinics for children under 5.

  • Wednesdays: 1.30pm to 3.00pm at Cornerstone Community Centre, Church Road
  • Fridays: 1.30pm to  3.00pm at Tarner Children's Centre

Mother and baby at a children's centre groupNursery

The Children's Centre works in partnership with Tarnerland Nursery which is based close to the centre in St. Johns Place, Brighton, BN2 0GR, tel: 01273 294199. admin@tarnerland.brighton-hove.sch.uk. They offer full day care for children aged 0 to 5.

Volunteers, training and centre news

The centre has an Advisory Group that supports and guides the services offered. Local parents are involved in these meetings; please contact the Children's Centre Manager or Volunteer and Skills Development Coordinator for details.

Volunteer opportunities are available. Please contact the Children's Centre Manager or Volunteer and Skills Development Coordinator at Tarner CC.

Ofsted reports

Tarner Children's Centre was rated 'outstanding' by Ofsted in March 2011. Tarner Children's Centre Ofsted report is available from the Ofsted website.