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


Cricket: Inst Win the Schools Cup!

A Happy teamthumbA blistering finish has given the 1st XI yet another Ulster Bank Ulster Schools Cup, a record ninth success in the 29 years of the competition. They triumphed comfortably in the end with four wickets and three overs to spare over Foyle College in a game that was nip and tuck until the school’s final flourish.

Allez les noirs et jaunes! Champion du Royaume-Uni!

mylothumbIn RBAI we run ‘clubMylo’ for years 8 and 9. This is a languages club which uses ICT and links in with this UK based languages’ website where schools sign up and compete against each other. Callum Bryson in 8K is to be congratulated on becoming ‘Top Learner this School Year’ on the Hellomylo.com website.

The Giro d’Inst

GIRO Inst 2014 015thumbBelfast City Centre got a taste of the week ahead as the Royal Belfast Academical Institution bade a fond farewell to Year 14 today. To mark an end to their time at Inst the boys celebrated with their own unique take on the upcoming cycle race which will bring global attention to the city. Under the somewhat borrowed title ‘Giro d’Inst’ the Upper 6th students cycled into school wearing the iconic Inst black and yellow colours, accentuated by touches of pink, before enjoying their leavers’ breakfast.