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


RBAI is Number One Boys School in Northern Ireland

Telegraph Leagues tables – 5.3.2012     

The Belfast Telegraph has identified The Royal Belfast Academical Institution as “the top performing boys’ school in Northern Ireland.” The Principal, Miss Janet Williamson states, “I am proud and delighted that the boys and the school have received this recognition. It affirms the dedication, the ongoing commitment...   

Business Insight 2012

thumbRecently, RBAI’s Business Studies Department (with help from the Careers Department) hosted its annual Business Insight Conference for all Year 13 pupils. The day was facilitated by Barbara Hume from Sentinus. Throughout the day students developed their team-working, decision-making, problem-solving and communication skills as they worked in teams of 8 alongside a volunteer from the local business community.

RBAI Pupils selected for European Cricket Academy!

Congratulations to Head Boy Ben Wylie and former pupil James Shannon, who have both been selected for the 2012 ICC European Cricket Academy. The aim of the European Academy is to select twelve of the most talented cricketers in Europe, and to assist in their development through excellent coaching and support services in order for them to achieve their potential. The Academy takes place at Pune Sports Club, Pune, India, from 25 February- 7th March 2012.