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

Early Years Teacher Status (Level 6 Equivalent)

Designated Safeguarding Lead

I began working at HVPS/WAC in January 2014. I previously worked as a Nanny and I have a total of 18 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.

Sarah Wynn

Deputy Manager

CACHE Level 3 Early Years Educator

Designated SENCo

Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead

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 currently working on my Level 4 qualification. I have 2 children of my own aged 3 and 4. As a family we enjoy trips to the farm, exploring woodlands, swimming and visiting friends and family.

Bernie Naughton


CACHE Level 3 Early Years Educator

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!!!
Jessica Bailey 

CACHE Level 3 Early Years Educator

I have a level 3 childcare qualification and I have worked with children for 7 years. I have 3 children of my own aged 14, 10 and 6. I especially enjoy joining in with the children for arts and crafts and outside play. 

Becki Hocking

Business Administrator

CACHE Level 3 Early Years Educator

I have a Level 3 in childcare and previously worked as a Childminder. I have worked at HVPS/WAC for over 6 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.
Melissa Amilli
Junior Assistant

CACHE Level 1 Early Years Educator

I am currently working towards my Level 3 Early Years Educator qualification and have been volunteering in a pre-school for almost 2 years. I enjoy finding fun new ways to help children develop and flourish. I have two children age 12 and 6 who share my love for gardening and nature.

Esther Roche


Amanda Horlick-Coutts

Vice Chairperson

Jessica Bayntun


Keely Armitt


Paul Wells

Clare Brett

Christina Foster