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   



Deputy Manager at Top Tots - John Pound Centre: Katie



Deputy Manager at Top Tots at Mountbatten centre: Claire 

Deputy manager - Top Tots Mountbatten Centre: Taylor (on maternity leave) 


Pre-school Leader JPC - Kayleigh 

Leanne - 2-3 Group Leader 


Molly- Level 3 Key worker

Emily - Level 3 Key worker

emily king

Rebekah- Level 3 key worker

Charan - Level 3 Key worker 


Kim - Level 3 keyworker


Becca - Level 3 Keyworker 

Michelle - Level 3 keyworker 

Kerry - Level 2 keyworker


Nursery Apprentices 

Bethany - Nursery Apprentice (on maternity leave) 


Rachael - Nursery Apprentice 


Ashleigh- Nursery Apprentice 


Blaise - Nursery apprentice 

Taizia - Nursery Apprentice 


Phoebe - Nursery Apprentice 

Charlotte - Nursery apprentice