Welcome to The Royal Belfast Academical Institution

Updated picture of JW ThumbWelcome to RBAI’s website, designed to give you a feel for the spirit and energy of the school. With over two centuries of educating boys,    we continue to succeed in combining Academic Excellence and pastoral support with a wealth of extra curricular opportunities, all underpinned by a deep commitment to the  needs and enthusiasms of each pupil. 

Miss Janet Williamson M.A. (Oxon); NPQH


Valentine’s Ball - Friday 5th February 2016

vball thumbYou are cordially invited to the Instonians Centenary Fund Valentine’s Ball in the Common Hall on Friday 5th February 2016, 7 for 7.30pm.  The evening will kick off with a champagne reception, followed by a three course dinner served with wine.  

Alongside music from Otis & the Elevators, there will be a cocktail bar, PhotoBooth and grand prize draw and select auction. 

Tickets are now available.

Prize Distribution 2015

On Thursday, 15th October the Inst Community gathered to celebrate whole school Prize Distribution. This is the first time in many years that the Junior and Seniorthumnail
schools have come together to celebrate the academic achievements of all pupils and reflect on another year of ‘Excellence and Participation’. And there was much to celebrate.

Annual Charity Concert 2015

Charity music poster thumbThe Annual Inst Charity Concert will take place on Thursday 19th/Friday 20th November at 7.30 in the Common Hall.

This year’s chosen charity is Every Day Harmony Music Therapy.