Yarborough Road Leapfrog Neighbourhood Nursery & Pre-school

Welcome to Yarborough Road Day Nursery and Pre-School, our first location in Southsea which opened over 22 years ago. Complimented by a strong and experienced team of Early Years practitioners who are all qualified in ensuring your child is well cared for whilst inspiring them as they actively learn through both indoor and outdoor play. Children enjoy a safe, warm and homely environment with dedicated spaces for babies through to 5 year olds.

We believe in encouraging children’s natural curiosity through exciting, fun and challenging learning experiences, inspiring children to actively learn whilst making wonderful memories to last a lifetime.


  • Situated in a quiet residential street, just a few steps away from Elm Grove
  • Nearby bus stops are located on Elm Grove
  • On street parking is available right outside the nursery

Our building

Recently refurbished with purpose built modifications, the Nursery is located in a spacious and airy Victorian house with wonderful high ceilings and large windows. Four separate rooms with designated art areas, quality natural sensory resources to inspire children’s learning. And when it’s time to rest and recharge our dedicated quiet areas provide a peaceful space to relax.

Our nursery location enjoys an enclosed garden providing a safe outdoor space for children to grow plants, herbs and food, discover wild life and enjoy challenging play.


Under Two’s

A secure, cosy and self contained space where babies and toddlers supported by constant care from our qualified staff,  allowing children to develop and progress at their own pace as they also grow in confidence.

Both indoor and outdoor spaces include sensory stimulation providing new sights and sounds to stimulate the senses and a cosy corner to cuddle in.

Babies continue their nursery journey in this calm and nurturing environment. Providing plenty of space to crawl and explore along with new sights and sounds to stimulate the senses and a cosy corner to cuddle in.

Over Two’s

A fun and vibrant space to play and learn. Children can explore a variety of creative resources, sensory activities and enjoy stories and rhyme to encourage communication. And when they’ve burnt off energy playing in the custom designed garden, children can dream about their next big adventure in our comfortable sleep area.

Based around daily routines with carefully selected resources designed to satisfy and develop the most inquisitive of minds. Both indoor and outdoor spaces are designed to be challenging and exciting – covering all areas of healthy, active learning. Through adult initiated child led activities, children have the opportunity to develop key skills, build self-confidence and initiative in readiness for their next leap into school.

10 & 13 Yarborough Rd Portsmouth, Southsea PO5 3DZ
Monday – Friday
8:00am – 6:00pm

Contact Us
Telephone: 02392 643776
Email: admin@leapfrognursery.com

View our latest >
No.10 Ofsted report

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No.13 Ofsted report

What others are saying

“Huge thanks to Leapfrog for the wonderful care of my son. He has absolutely loved his experience at Leapfrog and has really excelled in his learning ability and confidence during his time at the nursery.” ~ Mrs. Kelly

Each of our Southsea nursery buildings are unique in their own way, but all are fun, safe and with great outdoor spaces just waiting to be explored.

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