Tarner Children's Centre, City View CC, Fairlight CC and Cornerstone CC

Baby playing on the floor

Tarner Children's Centre

Contact us:

Tarner Children's Centre
Ivory Place

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

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Gateway centres

Cornerstone Community and Children's Centre;

Church Road, Hove BN3 2FL Telephone: 01273 327757

City View Children's Centre,

Brighton General Hospital, Elm Grove, BN2 3EW  Telephone: 01273 242225

Fairlight Children's Centre,

Fairlight Primary and Nursery School, St Leonard's Road, Brighton BN2 3AJ  Telephone: 01273 242225

These centres offer services for families with children under 5 years in Central Brighton, Tarner, Hanover, Elm Grove and Kemp Town area.

The Sure Start Children's Centre teams, based at Tarner CC and City View CC, are made up of health visitors, early years visitors, parenting practitioners, parent involvement workers and group support workers. The teams work 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. All groups for Tarner and Cornerstone are listed in the Tarner CC activity diary from Sept 2015 to March 2016 [PDF 110KB] and the activity diary for City View and Fairlight CCs to March 2016 [PDF 125KB]. Please contact a Children's Centre if you'd like a paper copy.

Child Health Clinics

Health Visitors hold drop-in child health clinics for children under 5.

  • Monday   10.00 - 11.45 at Fairlight CC - due to staff shortages the clinic at Fairlight is cancelled at present
  • Tuesday   9.30 - 11.00 at City View CC, Brighton General Hospital
  • Weds       1.15 - 3.00 at Cornerstone Community Centre, Church Road
  • Thurs        10.00 - 11.45 at Tarner CC


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 0-5.

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 Service Support Manager or Parent Involvement Worker for details.

Volunteer opportunities are available. Please contact the Service Support Manager or Parent Involvement Worker at Tarner CC.

Ofsted reports

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

Cornerstone Children's Centre 'Outstanding' Ofsted report.


Mother and baby at a children's centre group