Tops Day Nurseries is a family of 19 day nurseries across the south, with nurseries in Boscombe, Bournemouth, Charminster, Corfe Mullen, Newport, Parkstone, Poole, Lymington, Portsmouth, Lakeside, Wareham, Winchester, Wimborne, Gillingham - Dorset, Salisbury, Christchurch, Havant and two nurseries in Taunton (Tops Mini Mariners and Tops Musgrove).
Tops Day Nurseries is the most sustainable childcare and educational group in the UK. In practice, this means you will see, for example, that children are actively engaged in reducing, re-using and recycling resources; in growing and caring for animals, and in learning to respect each other and the environment.
Behind the scenes, Tops are working on a whole host of actions too to ensure all buildings eco-ratings are improving; that waste is separated effectively so that food waste goes to farms if possible, and is incinerated for energy if not, that none of the waste goes to landfill. Tops area managers even have electric- only vehicles to avoid making the environment any worse for children from driving around.
The group provides children with a happy and secure environment where trained and qualified staff nurture their development through a range of activities, including messy play, cooking, problem-solving, storytelling, creative play and trips out. Extra-curricular activities are also offered.
These include Tops Forest School, tooth brushing, meditation, Tops Cooking School and Rugby Rangers.
The nurseries care for children aged between three months and five years, and offers 2, 3 and 4-year-old funding.
Staff at Tops Day Nurseries pride themselves on offering flexible hours tailored to parents’ and carers’ needs, where they can save money by booking to the nearest 15 minutes.
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Isle of Wight College, Medina Way, Newport
Tops Day Nursery in Newport, Isle of Wight, is a friendly and active nursery based at the Isle of Wight College and is open to all. The team of staff offers happy, nurturing care for the… more
1 Carey Road, Wareham
Tops Day Nursery in Wareham is an Ofsted rated 'Outstanding' nursery (July 2015). It provides flexible care and education for children in a nurturing and happy environment, based around… more
All Saints Church, Viney Road, Lymington
Tops Day Nursery - Lymington All Saints is situated in the Grade II listed building of All Saints Church hall. The nursery welcomes children aged three-months to four-years-old and… more
104-106 Herbert Avenue, Parkstone, Poole
Tops Day Nursery - Parkstone, Poole is a friendly and active nursery, based on Herbert Avenue. The dedicated team of staff offers happy, nurturing care for the hours parents need. This… more
Royal Hampshire County Hospital, Romsey Road, Winchester
Tops Day Nursery - Winchester is located near the Royal Hampshire County Hospital and Winchester University. This nursery is part of a group that provides the most eco-sustainable childcare… more
79 Bridgewater Road, Taunton
Tops Day Nurseries Mini Mariners offers versatile indoor and outdoor learning environments for children from three months to pre-school age, with versatile booking arrangements to suit… more
Stockheath Lane, Leigh Park, Havant
Tops Havant, formerly known as Trospacc Day Nursery, is a friendly, active nursery based on the grounds of Trosnant Junior School. The nursery environment provides an excellent opportunity… more
Queen Alexandra Hospital, Southwick Hill Road, Cosham, Portsmouth
Tops Day Nursery in Portsmouth was rated 'Outstanding' by Ofsted in April 2015. The nursery is a childcare setting, staffed by a team of qualified professionals. This nursery is part… more
Royal Bournemouth Hospital, Castle Lane East, Bournemouth
Tops Day Nursery - Bournemouth, welcomes babies from three months old and provides children with an excellent learning through play environment to help them develop through their pre-school… more
69 Claremont Avenue, off Castle Lane West, Bournemouth
Tops Day Nurseries - Charminster, Bournemouth offers happy, nurturing care for the hours needed. They offer very flexible hours, and parents can book to the nearest 15 minutes, so that… more
49 Blandford Road, Corfe Mullen, Wimborne Minster
Tops Day Nursery in Corfe Mullen offers happy, nurturing care for the hours parents need. The nursery offers flexible hours and parents can book to the nearest 15 minutes, meaning parents… more
Musgrove Park Hospital, Taunton
Tops Musgrove has a warm, welcoming and friendly team, who cater for children from three-months-old until they are ready to start school. Tops Musgrove also runs a Mini Beast holiday club… more
14 Denmark Lane, Poole
Tops Day Nursery Poole is a friendly and active nursery, based near to the Barclays building in Poole, on Denmark Lane. The team of staff at Tops Poole care for children from three months… more
Priory Hall, Whitehall, Christchurch
Tops Day Nursery - Christchuch offers a professional early years childcare service and education to children from 3 months to school age. A pleasant learning environment is tailored… more
Lakeside, North Harbour, Western Road, Portsmouth
Tops Day Nursery - Lakeside, Portsmouth welcomes children from three months to preschool age and provides friendly and nurturing care. Parents who want to have full control over their… more
4c Wolverton Road, Boscombe, Bournemouth
Tops Day Nursery - Boscombe, Bournemouth, offers a professional early years childcare service and education to children of pre-school age, from as young as three months, as well as running… more
Middlefield House, Marlott Road, Gillingham
Tops Gillingham is a friendly, active day nursery in Gillingham, Dorset. It caters for children from three-months-old until they are ready to start school. Tops Gillingham also offers… more
Leigh Road, Wimborne Minster
Tops Day Nursery - Wimborne, offers an excellent learning environment for all the pre-school age ranges, staffed by experienced and vetted professionals who value the reputation of the… more
Salisbury District Hospital, Salisbury
Tops Salisbury (formerly Toy Box Day Nursery) joined the Tops Day Nurseries family in April 2017. The nursery environment provides an excellent opportunity for children to learn, play… more