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


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.

Roddy Demonstrates Global Ambition

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Congratulations to Roddy Buchanan from Year 13 who came through a very competitive interview process to win RBAI’s first Australia Travel Scholarship.

The award, developed and supported by RBAI alumni now living in Australia & New Zealand, will see Roddy spend 2 weeks with a school in Melbourne, before undertaking work experience in Sydney


A Week in the World of Commerce!

commerce thumbThe total commitment from the school in providing outstanding career opportunities for our pupils was highlighted recently with the addition of a ‘week of commerce’ to our careers programme.

Please click 'Continue Reading' to see a brief video giving an insight to the week.