Welcome to Portsmouth High Nursery in Southsea, Portsmouth

The perfect start for your daughter’s education

“Our daughter has developed so well in Nursery. We have seen a huge improvement in her writing, colouring, numbers, letters, vocabulary and creativity. She loves French and often tries to speak it.”
Portsmouth High Nursery Parent
“From the first moment she seemed fully settled and it is because of the professional, organised and caring approach of the staff.”
Portsmouth High Nursery Parent
“In the short time our daughter has been at the Nursery at Portsmouth High School she has thrived. Her independence and confidence have grown exponentially. ”
Portsmouth High Nursery Parent
“Our daughter has had an amazing start to her school years. A nurturing environment encouraging learning and independence with fantastic facilities and outdoor space.”
Portsmouth High Nursery Parent
“My daughters have both thrived at the Nursery. It’s a fantastic space with happy and kind teachers with lovely grounds for play, learning and forest schools.”
Portsmouth High Nursery Parent

Regular one to one support helping children blossom

We pride ourselves in the individual attention that each and every child receives.

Unique Explorer approach to learning

We encourage the children to be active explorers, not just passive recipients.

Specialist teaching

From French to music, the children have a host of additional opportunities provided by experienced teachers.

Outdoor learning in beautiful grounds

Our gardens are a hidden gem that are just waiting to be explored.

Portsmouth High Nursery...

bespoke teaching...

individual attention...

and the opportunity to learn without limits.

Care for children beyond the school day

Meet our Nursery team

Pre-school children creating some creative artwork together at Private School Portsmouth

Mrs C Cane

Nursery Class Teacher, BEd, QTS, EYTS

Mrs Abi Nelson Pre-School Teacher at Portsmouth High School

Mrs A Nelson

Nursery Teacher, BEd (Hons)

Mrs J Brown

Teaching Assistant, NVQ Level 3 in Early Years Education

Mrs J Shaw

Nursery Practitioner, FdA Early Years Care and Education, NVQ Level 3

Meet our Nursery girls

Private nursery in Southsea


I really liked going to the theatre and on the stage, and everyone watched us.


I like playing with the puppets and making puppet shows.


I enjoy playing outdoors and making friends.


I like all my friends and teachers.

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