Facilities

Inchmarlo, the Preparatory Department of RBAI, occupies its own site in the Malone area of Belfast. It is self-contained and exceptionally well equipped for all aspects of teaching and Games. In addition, it has access to many of the Main School’s facilities including the playing fields at Osborne and Bladon and the Instonians water based Hockey pitch at Shaw’s Bridge.

The Pre-Foundation prepares children for school in a stimulating, friendly environment The Pre-Foundation starts at 8.40am and finishes at 2.10pm.  After school care is available until 4.00pm.

  • A fully supervised Breakfast Club is available from 8.00am
  • The Pre-Foundation after School Care operates from 2.15pm until 5.45pm.
  • The latest c2k Computer Suite and Interactive Whiteboard equipped classrooms and class sets of iPads
  • Well stocked and dedicated Library which is an integral part of our Accelerated Reading Scheme
  • A purpose built Outdoor Soft Play Area
  • An full size multi-purpose astro playground which is used for matches and play times
  • An astro Hockey/5-a-side pitch
  • Set in six acres of parkland in the heart of South Belfast with our own football pitch and cricket field.
  • An outside gym
  • An outside classroom
  • A dedicated Forest School site for outdoor learning sessions