Our Team

Harlington Village Pre-school & Wrap Around Care is run by a committed and dedicated team of staff and a voluntary, parent-led committee. We pride ourselves in our ‘open-door’ policy and aim to work closely with parents to ensure the individual needs of every child are met.

Suzie Bumfrey

Setting Manager

Level 6 EYTS - Designated SENCO & Designated Safeguarding Lead

 My name is Suzie and I began working at HVPS/WAC in January 2014. I previously worked as a Nanny and I have a total of 17 years experience working with children. I am the current Setting Manager and a qualified Early Years Teacher with experience of working as the setting SENCo and supporting children with additional needs.

I am the designated safeguarding lead, fire warden and first aid at work representative as well as being responsible for health and safety, staff, curriculum and attainment.

I am passionate about working with children and supporting them to reach their full potential.


Becki Hocking

Deputy Manager

CACHE Level 3- Deputy Manager, Administrator & Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead

I have a Level 3 in childcare and previously worked as a Childminder. I have worked at HVPS/WAC for over 5 years firstly as Co-Chairperson and then as a Childcare Practitioner.  I have two children of my own who love the outdoors and camping. In my spare time I enjoy running with my dog.

Bernie Naughton

Leader

CACHE Level 3 

I have worked in childcare for 25 years, I am Mum to Connor who is 22 years and my proudest achievement! I look after my niece and nephews at weekends. I worked from a Summer play scheme to being a family worker to a teaching assistant in a reception class. I have a level 3 childcare qualification. I enjoy watching Luton Town football club, doing yoga and eating any food!!!

Alicia Denton

Leader

CACHE Level 4

I am a mother of 4 and a Grandma of 2. I also have a dog called Beauty. I started working at HVPS as a 1 to 1 Learning support Assistant and progressed to joining the team. I have worked at HVPS for 12 years now. I have a Level 4 in Leadership and Management in childcare. I also have a Level 3 in Supporting Speech Language and Communication for children and young people. Another passion in life is health & fitness. Out of Pre school I teach exercise classes.

Sarah Wynn

Leader

CACHE Level 3 - SENCO

I have worked in childcare since the start of 2016 and have experience of working with babies and children from 6 months - 5 years of age. I completed my CACHE level 3 early years educator qualification whilst working at a private day nursery. I am about to begin by Level 4 qualification. I have 2 children of my own aged 1 and 2. As a family we enjoy trips to the farm, exploring woodlands, swimming and visiting friends and family.

Jessica Bailey 
Assistant

CACHE LEVEL 3

My name is Jess, I have a level 3 childcare qualification and I have worked with children for 7 years. I have 3 children of my own aged 13, 9 and 5. I especially enjoy joining in with the children for arts and crafts and outside play. 

Jo O'Donnell       
Assistant

CACHE Level 3

I have 4 children of my own (ages 16,14,11 and 10) and I have worked in childcare for 7 years. I initially started as midday supervisor at Lower School. I have achieved level 3 in early years and level 3 in Supporting teaching and learning in schools.

Charlie Garrad
Assistant    

QTSSince qualifying as a Secondary Physical Education teacher in 2000, I taught in London for 4 years before moving to Thailand and specialising in primary PE in a British International School for a further 4 years. On returning to the UK I continued to teach primary age children until the birth of my son. I have worked at HVPS since September 2018. My main interests include travelling, exercise and socialising with family and friends.

Nina Biscoe

Chairperson

Natalie Timson

Secretary

Shinjita Basu-White

Treasurer

Danielle Banks    

Fundraising Lead

Joanne Tyler

HR Advisor

Amanda Horlick-Coutts

 

Sharon Atkins


Aimee Boothroyd


Katherine Pyne

 

Keeley Armitt

 

 
Gina Rowan

 
 
Martine Jones