Passionate about the success of Muslim schools, the AMS offers school improvement services knowing the in depth challenges and opportunities related specifically to Muslim schools.

No Muslim school is the same; each one has its unique characteristics and needs. Our practitioners will work with you to develop tailored approaches to support you on your journey of rapid improvement or a more measured approach.

Benefits of AMS supporting your school

  • Bespoke – Tailored service that understands the constraints of your limited resources and budget.

  • Experience – Our dynamic team is made up of school leaders that have over 30 years of experience working with Muslim schools. They have an in depth understanding of Muslim schools.

  • Challenge – Expert challenge from a trusted partner.
  • Coverage – Providing UK wide coverage to all Muslim schools.

  • Up to date – Our expert team keep up to date with current trends and changes to legislation.

  • Supporting your values – Advice and training from leading, educational practitioners to support the Islamic values your school is built on.

  • Affordable – The AMS has invested into this service to make it accessible for everyone.

Our School Improvement Partners

Hasina Varchia

Hasina Varachia is a highly experienced school leader who has substantial experience of working in and advising schools, both primary and secondary, mainstream and independent.  Hasina has over 25 years’ experience in headship and is currently a serving Executive Head Teacher.

Hasina has been a member of AMS (Association of Muslim Schools) Shura Council  for over 20 years and is regional lead for the West Midlands AMS Hub.

Sharlina Islam

It gives me great pleasure to be able to serve the Muslim community as an educational leader. I have a wealth of experience within the education field as a leader. This gives me the confidence to make a difference to communities. Some of my current roles include:

School improvement partner, Specialist leader in education,  Examiner for a leading exam board,  PGCE marker for the university of Buckinghamshire, Education agent for the British council and Chief executive officer for a higher education consultancy firm. My passion lies in helping to transform the lives of young people through education.

Ms Mehnaz Kauser (JP~FSET)  BA (Hons)~QTLS~NPQH~MA

Mehnaz has been in senior leadership since twenty-three, holding posts at the senior executive level at a number of schools across the north of England. She has been an educational consultant since 2013. During this time, she has supported and guided schools to attain excellence and achieve their respected visions, with a 100% success rate in reviving failing schools.

Her most recent endeavor has been to join AMS as a specialist Improvement partner, for the North, enabling her to support more Islamic schools across the country to reach and exceed their potential, with the collective vision to help all independent schools to become outstanding providers

What our School Improvement Partners can do for you

Statutory action plan support

including reviewing and advising on current plans or writing new ones where they have been judged unsatisfactory by the Department for Education (DfE).

Mock inspections of unmet standards in all 8 areas of the Independent School Standards

Support for developing effective safeguarding systems and support when faced with challenging situations

Subject specific deep dives

School restructuring and Recruitment support


Governance support

Attendance to trustees/ governors meeting.

New premises compliance support

Advisory support during inspections

Documentation/ policies / action plan templates

Sharing of new or revised statutory guidance

Signposting to additional services and providers of resources

Signposting to training providers

Material change inspection support and guidance

Departmental audits

Mentoring leaders

Curriculum development

Developing effective teaching and learning

If there is a specific need you have that is not listed above, please get in contact to see if we can help

How to book a School Improvement Partner

Our Packages

  • Members
  • Non-members
  • *Cost per day


1 day


£395.00Buy Now

5 days


£1,875.00Buy Now



1 day


£195.00Buy Now

5 days


£875.00Buy Now


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