Meet Our Management Committee

Ashley College has a Management Committee interested in key aspects of school life.  It is responsible for setting the vision and strategic direction of the school, holding the Head Teacher to account for its educational performance and ensuring that financial resources are well spent.

The Management Committee is made up of:  a parent representative, a Local Authority representative, 6 community members and a 2 staff representatives, one of which is the headteacher.  The Head Teacher attends all meetings.

The Management Committee has delegated some duties to 2 separate committees;-

Finance. Personnel and Premises Committee (FPP) has responsibility for the schools finances, staffing and premises. They review the annual budget, and ensure value for money, prior to recommendations to full committee.  They are also responsible for pay, personnel, health and safety and premises. Chair of FPP is Ms Satchi Shah

Curriculum and Progress Committee (CP)  has responsibility for monitoring all aspects of curriculum, planning and student progress. The Committee has also appointed members to oversee specific areas of activity e.g. SEND. Chair of CP is Mr. Andrew Dunne

Click on a committee members name for their profile.

Historic Management Committee Members - Served in last 12 months. Click here

Name Type Role Responsibility, Link Subject Appointed Term Business Interests Connections with Other
Education Establishments, Members or Staff 
Appointed By
Mr Nicky Chandarana Community December 2023 4 years Nat West – Programme Manager

Meet-Menaca – Committee Member

None Declared Management Committee
Ms Josephine Carroll Community  

Finance, Premises & Personnel

Finance, Staff, Student Voice, Wellbeing Staff and Children


November 2021 4 years None Declared None Declared Management Committee
Jason Lewis Community Vice Chair of Management Committee

Curriculum & Progress

KS3/4 Curriculum



March 2023 4 years None Declared Mill Hill School - Barnet - Teacher and Inspection Coordinator Management Committee
Ms Denyse Mitchell Parent Curriculum & Progress Safeguarding Lead




July 2021 4 years None Declared None Declared Parents
Ms Caroline O'Gara Staff Curriculum TBC July 2023 4 years None Declared None Declared Staff Election
Mr Navin Shah - CBE Community Finance, Premises & Personnel Community

Health & Safety


July 2021 4 years None Declared None Declared Management Committee
Mr Vishal Shah Community December 2023 4 years Supercanic Ltd – Owner - Product Design / Security (Dormant)

Steminess Ltd – Owner -(Dormant) Tutoring Service

The Grange Academy - Governor Management Committee
Cllr Ketan Sheth


Contact Details

c/o Ashley College
Ashley Gardens
Wembley, Middx, HA9 8NP

Tel: 020 8937 3330


LA Chair of Management Committee

Finance, Premises & Personnel

Health & Safety




November 2021 4 years None Declared A board member for The Federation of St Joseph’s Roman Catholic Infant and Junior Schools(Brent)

HCUC (Harrow College and Uxbridge College)

The Royal Docks School of Business and Law, University of East London (advisory)

Director/Trustee for Daniel’s Den

Brent Councillor and Chair of Council’s Community and Wellbeing Scrutiny Committee

LA nomination - Appointed by Management Committee
Ms Ranjna Shiyani Headteacher Finance, Premises & Personnel

Curriculum & Progress

September 2016 None Declared Preston Park Primary School - Brent - Governor Management Committee
Mr Richard Sternberg Community  

Curriculum & Progress


Curriculum (KS1&2)

Equality Lead Member

Home Tuition


March 2023 4 years None Declared Byron Court Primary School - Brent - Deputy Headteacher Management Committee