Welcome to Top Tots Day Nursery

Top Tots is a popular day nursery based on Queen Street and at the Mountbatten Centre, Portsmouth.


Judged by Ofsted in 2013 as 'OUTSTANDING IN ALL AREAS' Top Tots Nursery provides an 'OUTSTANDING' nurturing and caring environment for children aged from 3 months up to 5 years old. Top Tots first opened in 2005 to provide quality day nursery and pre-school services to babies, toddlers and pre-school aged children in the local community as well as Naval families living or working in Portsmouth. Our aim is to offer OUTSTANDING childcare services at an affordable price, while ensuring all children are happy and thrive to their full potential while feeling safe and secure.

We are open Monday to Friday from 7.30am - 6pm, all year round except bank holidays and over Christmas. Childcare is available from only £125pw (FREE 15 hours per week for 2,3 and 4 year olds). Further details on our nursery fees can be found here

Children are given the opportunity to learn through a range of play and planned activities which support their individual learning needs. Our friendly, experienced childcare team ensure the diverse needs of all families who attend our setting are met. All children are supported and encouraged to learn new things through: 

  • Exploring play 
  • Becoming an active learner 
  • Beginning to create and think critically 


How to find us? 

We are based in the John Pound Community Centre on Queen Street, Portsmouth just a short walk from the Gosport/Isle of Wight Ferry entrance and main bus routes of Portsmouth. We also have the HMS Nelson entrance within 5 mins walking distance of our front door.

We are also based in the Mountbatten Centre, Hilsea, Portsmouth  PO2 9QA - 02392 695 265. 

If you are based in the Portsmouth area and have any enquries about our pre-school or would like to arrange a visit, please get in touch on 02392 892 037 or 07795 073 231. We hope to welcome you and your child soon.