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


2015 Scholarship & Exhibition Award Ceremony

11 thumbChrist Church was the setting as eighteen boys were officially presented with their Scholarship & Exhibition awards on Tuesday evening.

The event provided recipients and their families with an informal opportunity  to meet some of the donors who have sponsored the awards, along with a number of Governors.

The Principal congratulated each of the boys on their achievements across a range of academic and extra-curricular disciplines, including sport and the arts.

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.