18th April 2019

Thrings meets…Freya Derrick, founder of Hopscotch Day Nurseries

Frustrated with the service she was receiving from her children’s nursery, Freya Derrick began looking into the possibility of starting her own. Fourteen years later, Hopscotch Day Nurseries employs 220 staff at five nurseries across Hampshire.

Frustrated with the service she was receiving from her children’s nursery, Freya Derrick began looking into the possibility of starting her own. Fourteen years later, Hopscotch Day Nurseries employs 220 staff at five nurseries across Hampshire.

In this month’s ‘Thrings meets’, Freya explains to Thrings partner Sally Pike what it takes to run a successful early years care business, the importance of switching off outside work, and how her focus remains on supporting families negotiate the challenges of modern family life.

Click here to read Hampshire Life’s article in full.

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