William Moore: Principal

William Moore is Principal and proprietor of Bales College. He founded the school on the current site in 1972 as a sixth-form tutorial college. Over the last 50 years the school has added junior year groups to the senior students, to become a a secondary school for 11 to 19-year-olds. As Principal he oversees governance of the school.

Bill believes absolutely in the value of small classes and in encouraging the individuality of each child. He is constantly striving to improve the quality of the education at Bales and the pleasantness of the campus.

Ben Moore: Vice Principal

Ben began his working life at Arthur Andersen and Deloitte as an accountant. He then worked on the coaching team of the Sydney Swans (Australian) football team for 8 years. Ben became Vice Principal at Bales in January 2024. He is responsible for development of the school. This includes admissions and daily oversight of the educational programme and pastoral care (including behaviour). 

John Corcut : Head of Academic

John has played a key role in the development of Bales’ programme over the last 10 years. In addition to teaching English literature, John established the progress monitoring system at Bales that teachers and leadership staff use to ensure each child is receiving the academic support they require. John has a strong artistic side – he has produced the school play, edited the school magazine in collaboration with students, and led various school productions. Students enjoy the lively literature discussions that are a key part of John’s lessons. In addition to teaching, John supports sixth-form students through the UCAS application process. Sixth-form students value John’s considered approach – he is their sounding board for academic issues, and questions related to their step beyond Bales.


Agnieska Sabat: Business Manager

Agnieszka manages the school office. She is responsible for examination entries, Health and Safety and HR. In these capacities she ensures the school remains compliant with the latest directives on examination courses, risk assessment and the law as it affects employment.


Poonam Sachdeva

Poonam is the Designated Safeguarding Lead. She has worked at Bales for over 10 years and is a trusted ear for all students.