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


Update from former pupil Alastair Herron

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Former pupil Alastair Herron who left RBAI in June 2013 having achieved 7A* in his A levels will be graduating from Stanford University in California in June.  He was accepted to the chemistry ‘honors program’ at Stanford, which entails the writing of a thesis on research and taking several advanced classes in chemistry. He is also continuing to take classes in Japanese language and aims to take some level of the Japanese government's proficiency exam (JLPT) in the near future.

Inchmarlo Hockey

inchmarlo rugby resize thumbThe Inchmarlo hockey team have been crowned Northern Ireland Champions, for the sixth time, following success at the Northern Ireland Mini Hockey Finals, on Friday 31st March. A total of 155 primary schools entered the competition at the start of the season, with the Inchmarlo team made up of three P7's, six P6's and one P5 eventually coming out on top.

Danske Bank Ulster Schools’ Cup Final

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Danske Bank Ulster Schools’ Cup Final: RBAI 12 MCB 8

Royal Belfast Academical Institution have made it three Danske Bank Ulster Schools’ Cup titles in a row following a compelling final win over rivals Methodist College at Kingspan Stadium on Friday afternoon.