Meet the team

Based in Portsmouth, Top Tots has a team of friendly, experienced nursery staff, ready to meet your childcare needs.

Our nursery staff have completed an extensive range of various qualifications and training to ensure all the needs of the individual children are met on a daily basis. 

Qulifications range from BA (Hons) Degree in Early Childhood Studies - working towards level 3 & 4 in Early Years Educator. 

Safeguarding children training is given to ALL staff as part of the settings safer recruitment induction process. 

Encouraging speech and language development, Makaton, dealing with challenging behaviours and recognising signs for additional support are some of the many training programmes that have been completed. 

All staff will have completed paediatric first aid and level 2 food hygiene training.

A full list of all staff training can be viewed within the reception areas at nursery. 

Meeting the staff team:

Company Directors:              Stephen                &                   Melissa



Nursery Area Manager:            Sue 



Deputy Manager at Top Tots - John Pound Centre: Shelley   



 Manager at Top Tots at Mountbatten centre: Claire 

Manager at the *NEW* Term Time only Pre-school (from Sept 19) : Taylor 

Leanne - 2-3 Group Leader at JPC

Molly - Baby Room Leader at JPC 

Kayleigh - Pre-school Group Leader at JPC 


Rebekah- Pre-school Room leader at MLC


Ocean -Keyworker at JPC on Maternity leave 

Emily - Key worker at *NEW* Pre-school from September 19  


Kim -Keyworker at MLC 

Kerry - Keyworker at *NEW* pre-school from September 19 


Michelle - Keyworker at MLC 

Phoebe - Keyworker at JPC 

Natalie - Keyworker at JPC 

Jodi - Keyworker at JPC 

Blaise - Level 2 keyworker working towards level 3

Taizia - Level 2 keyworker working towards level 3

Ashleigh- Level 2 keyworker working towards level 3

Tia - Level 2 working towards level 3


Apprentice Staff

Tasmin - Nursery Apprentice 


Abigail - Nursery Apprentice 


Maisie - Nursery Apprentice