Offering flexible childcare

Because every 15 minutes is important


"Jasmine loves nursery & I save money
by only booking the hours I need."


Meet our Parents

Find out why they use Tops Day Nurseries


Welcome to Tops Day Nurseries

Happy, nurturing care for the hours you need

Tops Day Nurseries is a family of 17 day nurseries across the south.

 With nurseries in Boscombe, Bournemouth, Charminster, Corfe Mullen, Newport, Parkstone, Poole, Lymington, Portsmouth, Lakeside, Wareham, Winchester, Wimborne, Baby Grows, Havant and two nurseries in Taunton (Tops Mini Mariners and Tops Musgrove)

Tops Day Nurseries offers happy, nurturing care for the hours you need. Each of our day nurseries prides itself in offering a happy, safe and secure environment.

Our trained and qualified staff are passionate about nurturing the children in their care. They offer a wide range of activities and learning experiences to develop young minds, from messy play and cooking, to problem solving, storytelling, creative play and trips out.


Flexible childcare for the hours you need

Tops Day Nurseries is different to other local childcare providers. We offer flexible hours, so you only book and pay for the hours you need. Other day care nurseries can be sessional, but at Tops Day Nurseries you can book to the nearest 15 minutes, saving you money.

We also have longer opening hours, and most of our nurseries are open from 6am – 8pm (subject to demand).

For even more flexibility, we offer term-time only contracts to those who work in education, and shift-bookers contracts for those whose work hours change regularly.



The quality of our child care is of paramount importance…

  • Exceptional standards for your child’s security
  • High quality indoor and outdoor environment & outings
  • Qualified staff & Early Years Professionals advising continual professional development
  • Exceptional partnerships with parents & community involvement
  • Balanced, highly nutritious no added sugar menus


Flexible child care that fits your schedule

  • Open 6am – 8pm, including bank holidays
  • Bookings per 15 minutes
  • Emergency childcare available at short notice
  • Play clubs for children aged 5 – 11 years