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...
Recently, 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.
The BOIA held a Valentines Ball for parents and friends of Inst and the wider community to raise funds for the school, which they did with sheer enjoyment and pleasure.
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.