We aim to provide students from a wide range of backgrounds with personalised opportunities to develop their academic and personal selves. Through small classes and easy contact with teachers, students are enabled to develop their potentials and engage with their learning matter. A happy student is a successful learner; we aim to build self-esteem and confidence in a secure and warm environment.
As Principal he oversees recruitment and chairs the weekly Senior Management meetings.
He believes absolutely in the value of small classes and giving places to a wide range of students. He is constantly striving to improve the quality of the education offered and the pleasantness of the surroundings.
At Bales he is responsible for ensuring smooth running of the daily demands from timetabling to dealing with pastoral matters, communicating with parents. Mark teaches Geography and takes students on residential trips, most recently to Paris.
He is responsible for ensuring students are on the right courses and making the right progress. He teaches English at GCSE & A level, produces the College magazine and takes theatre trips. Last year he produced Bales’ first school play.
She is responsible for examination entries, Health and Safety and HR. In these capacities she is aware of the constant need to be up to date with the latest directives on examination courses, risk assessment and the law as it affects employment.