Meet the Team at Top Tots Day Nursery Portsmouth

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:              

             Mel                                                Steve                                                   Sue


                                                                                            Director at Goldsmith Avenue & Fort Purbrook & Area Manager 


 Taylor is our Learning & Development Area Manager and works across all sites 


Our Manager team: 

The John Pound Centre - Val 

The Mountbatten Centre - Michelle 

Goldsmith Avenue Site - Nicole 

Fort Pubrook Site - Clare 

Our Deputy Managers: 

The John Pound Centre - Ellie 

The Mountbatten Centre - Emily


Goldsmith Avenue Site - Charlotte 

Fort Pubrook Site - Kelsey 


Our teams:

The John Pounds Centre:

Zoe- Baby Room Leader 

Laura - Pre-School Room Leader 



Ellie N




The Mountbatten Centre:

Kim - Pre-School Room Leader 

Blaise - Level 3 Keyworker  

Louise - Level 3 Keyworker 





Maisie - Maternitiy Leave 


Emily A 


Emma - Level 2 Apprentice 

Goldsmith Avenue Site:

Kelly - Preschool Room leader
Caitlin - Under3's Room leader 

Phoebe - Level 3 Key worker
Megan - Level 3 Key worker
Carina - Level 3 Key worker 
Macy - Level 3 Apprentice 
Paige Level 3 Apprentice 
Shannon - Level 2 Apprentice 
Isabelle - Level 2 Apprentice