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’s History-Making ‘Double Double’

FullSizeRender thumbCongratulations to the 1st XV squad, Mr Soper, Mr Hedley, Mr Douglas, Mr Lambe and all the other staff, coaches, parents and supporters; this has been  a fitting end to a truly remarkable season. Yesterday’s win was not just the culmination of one season’s hard work, but the realisation of a shared dream and years of preparation.

Important: St Patrick’s Day Information

school thumbRBAI will be open (full day) on 17/3/16. Uniform must be worn. Pupils attending the Schools’ Cup final to support the 1st XV must travel by bus from the school to the Kingspan Stadium and must sit with the other Inst pupils in the designated area of the stand.

Buses will also be available to bring pupils back to school or they can choose to make their own way home from the Kingspan Stadium after the match. Pupils not attending the match will remain in school until 3.25 pm.