P4 World War 2 Cooking

P4 packed up their troubles headed out to Forest School as part of their WWII topic. 

P2 Pirate Pizzas!

As part of their WAU topic of Pirates P2 wrote their very own pizza recipes using time connectives and bossy verbs. 

P6 Residential Trip to the Share Centre Lisnaskea

Mrs Morwood packed up the P6 boys and set off for a sunny County Fermanagh and lots of exciting outdoor activities.

Spring Concert

Our very talented young musicians gathered to perform a medley of musical masterpieces

Shared Education Session with VCB Prep 1

Last week Victoria College Belfast Prep 1 class visited Inchmarlo for a shared education music session.

National Youth Choir

P7s Cole had a really wonderful time at the National Youth Choir Northern Ireland Boys Choir Easter Camp.

The Apprentice Challenge!

P7  have been very busy researching, organising, purchasing for and promoting their new stationary businesses!

P7 Trip to Scotland

P7 had a wonderful time during their recent visit to Scotland. 

Cubs win Uni Hoc

Congratulations to Patrick, Henry, Declan, Tom and Sebastian who won the NI Cubs Unihoc Competition.

Ulster Schools’ Cup

There was huge excitement when Inchmarlo P5 - P7 attended the final of the Ulster School's Cup Rugby Competition.

Pearson Cup Qualifiers

Huge congratulations to our hockey team who are through to the Pearson Cup finals.

Belfast Zoo visit to Inchmarlo

Pre-Prep, P1 and P2 were very excited when Amber from Belfast Zoo visited Inchmarlo with a variety of interesting creatures. 

Burney Cup

Congratulatons to the RBAI 1XI hockey team who won the Burney Cup for the first time in 20 years. 

Paper Plate Challenge

This year, For the first time we held a whole school creative challenge linked to World Book Day.

World Book Day

The whole Inchmarlo community had an amazing day celebrating all things book related during World Book Day. 

P5 visit to W5

P5 had a fantastic time at W5!!

P3 Visit to Ulster Museum

P3 had a wonderful time during their recent visit to the Ulster Museum. 

My Inchmarlo

On Friday morning all the current boys had the opportunity to look at all the Inchmarlo history from our Alumni Night.

Pre-Prep PE

Pre-Prep have been enjoying developing their skills in the gym.

Inchmarlo Alumni Night

Recently we were delighted to welcome 150 alumni to our first ever Inchmarlo reunion. 

P4 French at Inchmarlo

RBAI French teacher Mrs Matchett has been very impressed with her most enthusiastic  P4 pupils!

National Internet Safety Day

All the boys from Pre-Prep to P7 participated in a series of events during National Internet Safety Day. 

Flahavan’s Cross Country League

Last month saw superb running by all the Inchmarlo boys in the 3rd round of the Flahavan's Cross Country League.

Pre-Prep Transition Visit

Pre-Prep have started a series of transition visits to the P1 classroom to familiarise themselves with their new learning environmen

Festive Songs

One of the highlights in December is our wonderful Festive Songs.

Dawn Crothers Art Session

Our wonderful IPA organised a visit from local artist and Inchmarlo mum Dawn Crother

IPA Christmas Party

There was great excitement when Santa and one of his reindeer paid a visit to all the Inchmarlo boys.

Christmas Dinner

Our fantastic catering team produced another amazing festive feast for our lucky boys!

A Time to Celebrate Concert

Mrs McMichael was delighted to reunite with lots of our fantastic Inchmarlo alumni during the RBAI Year 8 concert.

Forest School Porridge

P1 and Pre-Prep had great fun making porridge on the bonfire.

RBAI French at Inchmarlo

Mrs Matchett (RBAI) has been challenging P4 and P7 with some new French vocabulary.

Pre-Prep and VCB Pre-School Forest School

Pre-Prep enjoyed hosting Victoria Prep Pre-School class for a shared forest school play session.

Roots of Empathy

P4 were very excited to meet our Roots of Empathy baby Celeste for the first time.

RBAI Assembly

This morning, the Principal, Head of School Callum Soper and some of the senior prefect team led assembly at Inchmarlo.

Scout Parents’ Night

Dentist visit

P6 Viking Trip

Pre-Prep Autumn Fun

Pre-Prep have been busy having fun and learning together during their autumn themed sessions.

Forest School Faces

P1 and P2 had a fantastic time creating clay faces in Forest School. 


We are delighted to be able to offer a new enrichment hour for our Pre - Prep, P1 and P2 boys in Afterschool.

Pre – Prep

Our new Pre - Prep boys have been busy settling into life at Inchmarlo. 

Lunn Watch Winner

Congratulations to our Lunn Watch Winner Noah Burke

P7 Leavers’ Assembly

During the last week of term we held an emotional final assembly for our fantastic class of 2023.

Coronation Tea Party

We joined in nationwide celebrations during the coronation of King Charles III.

P3 Visit to Carrickfergus Castle

The P3 boys had an amazing time exploring Carrickfergus castle and dressing up.

P7 Scotland Trip

P7 had a fantastic time visiting Scotland. 

Capacity Experiments

P1 and P2 had great fun taking their maths outside when they explored capacity and length.

P6 Share Centre Trip

P6 had an amazing time at the Share Centre.

Pirate Pizza!

P2 have been enjoying their World Around Us topic of Pirates and what do pirates love to eat most - pizza!

Spanish Time

P1 and P2 have been very busy learning Spanish

Rock Your Socks Day

One of the charities we supported this term was MENCAP NI. 

Snow Day!

There was great fun had by all when we came to school and found a winter wonderland!

Still I Rise Workshops

All the classes at Inchmarlo have had the pleasure of some story and circle time sessions with Orla McKeating from Still I Rise. 

Victoria Prep Visit

P1 were delighted to welcome the VCB P1 girls over to Inchmarlo for a shared learning Forest School session.

P6 Stem Visit to W5

The P6 boys recently participated in a STEM event at W5

P4 Trip to War Museum

The P4 boys visited the War Museum on Talbot Street.

World Book Day

Everyone had great fun during World Book Day!

School Council Elections and Westminster Education Officer Visit

The school councilors all recently met Fiona Payne, an education officer for the Westminster Parliament.

P7 Apprentice Task

P7 have been very busy researching and organising a charity bun sale.

World Book Day

This year P1, P2, P3 and P4 decided it would be great fun to get dressed up for World Book Day. 

P6 Visit to W5

To link in with their WAU topic of Space and to continue with their 'coding journey' P6 visited a special coding event at W5.

Safer Internet Day

Inchmarlo takes educating our boys about staying safe online very seriously.

Hockey Success

Well done to both Inchmarlo teams in the Belfast qualifiers for the Pearson Cup. 

Cross Country

P6 and P7 boys competed in the Belfast Primary Schools Cross Country Championships, South Belfast heat at Ormeau Park. 

Chinese New Year

P1 and P2 enjoyed learning about celebrations from around the world when we celebrated Chinese New Year.

P7 Scratch

P7 have been busy perfecting their coding skills using Scratch. They were tasked with creating their own Pac-Man game.

P3 Forest School Pyramids

After learning about the properties of a square based pyramid, P3 used our wonderful grounds to investigate and create pyramids.

P6 Space Topic

P6 have been having an out-of-this-world time learning about space!

P7 Windsor Park Visit

P7 enjoyed a visit to Windsor Park today as guests of Linfield FC.

P3 Show and Tell

P3 started the new term with ‘Show and Tell’, a talking and listening activity.

Where are you Christmas?

Mr Rothwell lit the fire and the choir sang around the Christmas tree accompanied by our fabulous Director of Music Mrs McMichael.

IPA Christmas Fun Day

A huge thank you to our wonderful Inchmarlo Parents' Association, who organised a truly memorable morning for all the boys.

Festive Songs

It was amazing to welcome back our Inchmarlo families to watch the Foundation Stage and Key Stage One Festive Songs.

Christmas Lunch

Our amazing catering team surpassed themselves again with a fantastic festive feast! 

Carol Service

In December the whole Inchmarlo community gathered at St John's Church Malone for our much-loved Carol Service.

Christmas Tree Art

The P1 boys had great fun making natural Christmas tree pictures.

Inter House Quiz

There was great excitement when all the P4 to P7 boys gathered to participate in the famous Inchmarlo Inter House Quiz!

RBAI Foundation Christmas Card Competition.

Jude was delighted to have won the RBAI Foundation Christmas Card Competition.

Choir at Newforge Country Club

Before Christmas, the Inchmarlo choir was invited to sing at a celebration event at Newforge Country Club. 

Roots of Empathy

P4 enjoyed meeting baby Micah as part of our Roots of Empathy programme. Micah was very relaxed and took everything in his stride!

Choir at Parliament Buildings Stormont

The Inchmarlo choir were invited to perform at a charity fundraising event at Parliament Buildings at Stormont.

House Football

House football took on a new format this year with the teams playing group matches in the morning in order to qualify for the finals

Enzo Gowdy

During our Celebration Assembly on Friday P7's Enzo shared some of his recent sporting and musical successes with the school.

P4 Digestive Tract Experiment

P4 experimenting to make a digestive tract…. messy business!

Remembrance Day

At the start of November, the whole school spent time reflecting on the meaning and significance of Remembrance Day.

Foundation Stage Spanish

Since half term, in Spanish, the P1 and P2 boys have been focusing on learning to count to ten and the names of some types of fruit.

P6 Viking Shelters and Cooking

P6 took their learning outside to Forest School where they enjoyed the challenge of making Viking-themed dens.

P3 School Trip

P3 enjoyed visiting the Ulster Transport Museum as part of their WAU topic.

Harvest Assembly

We were delighted to welcome back parents to our first face-to-face Harvest Assembly in 3 years. 

Open Night and Pre Prep Relaunch

We are looking forward to an Open Night with a difference.

Halloween Spooktacular!


As part of their A'level PE coursework, the RBAI year 14 pupils organised orienteering sessions for P4, P5 and P6.

P4 Belfast Bus Trip

As a reward for a half term of work about our wonderful city of Belfast Mrs Morwood treated the boys to a trip around the city.

Scout Parents’ Night 2022

Friday, October 14th saw the Scout Group’s first in-person Parents' Night for 3 years.

P1 and P2 Autumn Wreaths

P1 and P2 had great fun going on an Autumn leaf hunt.

P6 Viking Trip

P6 visited North Down Museum as part of their WAU topic of Vikings. 

Harvest Soup

We decided it would be great fun to make some Harvest Soup on the bonfire. 

P3 Traffic Survey

Linked to our ‘Travel and Transport’ topic, P3 conducted a traffic survey on the Lisburn Road.

Elmer the Elephant

Some of our Inchmarlo boys had great fun on the Cancer NI Elmer trail during the summer holidays.

Vicious Vikings

The P6 boys have been having great fun during their WAU topic Vikings.

P5 Numeracy Learning Outside

P5 have been hard at work developing their understanding of place value and rounding whilst having fun outside.

P6 Our Place in Space Coding Session

This week the P6 boys participated in a province-wide coding session organised through the Nerve Centre.

New Mud Kitchen

There was great excitement when the P1 and P2 boys went exploring the Inchmarlo playpark and discovered a brand new mud kitchen.

Scripture Union

Inchmarlo Scripture Union lunchtime club restarted this month. 

Foundation Stage Gym Fun

The Foundation Stage boys had great fun using all the gym apparatus.

P6 STEM Challenges

P6 have been enjoying a series of STEM challenges including some interesting problem-solving involving Pentominoes. 

P4 Belfast Big Fish

P4 have kicked off their Belfast topic by looking at some famous landmarks from around the city. 

St Polycarp’s Choir

We were very proud to see that three of our talented P5 boys have joined St Polycarp's Choir.

Lunn Watch Prize Winner

Nicholas Shaw recently visited Lunns Jewellers to collect his award.

P7 Leavers Assembly

Wednesday saw our end-of-year celebration assembly for the P7 class. 

The Big Elmer Unveiling

Northern Ireland Hospice unveiled all the marvelous and colourful elephants who will be part of the Big Elmer Trail around Belfast.

Inchmarlo Running Club

Inchmarlo Running Club takes place every Thursday lunchtime and is based around the principles of park run.

Our Place in Space

P1 visited Divis mountain to learn all about space and how precious our planet is in Oliver JeffersOur Place in Space trail. 

Roots of Empathy

The P4s had their final Roots of Empathy session with baby Imogen and her family. 

Further Cricket Success In Centenary Cup

From Bugsy Malone rehearsals in the morning to reaching the Centenary Cup finals in the afternoon - what a fab class of P7s!

Afterschool Fun

The afterschool boys have been busy enjoying the lovely weather in the playpark and on the astro. 

P3 Music Morning

Last Friday P3 enjoyed a music morning at the Education Authority’s school of music.

Senior Sports Day

The P5 - P7 boys took part in a very successful Sports Day.

Jubilee Celebrations

Inchmarlo had a great time celebrating the Queen's Platinum Jubilee. 

P4 Visit to War Museum

P4 enjoyed their morning at the War Museum in Talbot Street.

Summer Fair

An amazing afternoon was had at the Inchmarlo Summer Fair.

Clubman of the Year.

Harry Creen (p6) won Clubman of the year at his football club Celtic Boys.

Junior Sports Day

On Thursday we were delighted to welcome back our parents and grandparents to Junior Sports Day.

Education Minister Visit to Inchmarlo

Last week the Education Minister Michelle McIlveen paid a visit to Inchmarlo. 

P4 Weight Experiment.

Which is heavier….. a tonne of feathers or a tonne of bricks?

P7 Tree Planting

The P7 boys teamed together to purchase two beautiful apple trees which they planted in the Inchmarlo school grounds. 

Smile Club

Inchmarlo is pleased to be hosting Smile CLub during July and August

The Big Elmer Unveiling

Michael Lowry and James Hume came to Inchmarlo to unwrap a very large present!  

Roots of Empathy

Baby Imogen paid the P4 boys another visit.  Now that Imogen is ten months old the boys loved seeing how much she can do!

P7 Farewell Video

West Side Boojum Treat!

The West Side Story boys paid a visit to Boojum to reenergise between performances on Saturday.

West Side Story

Last week the P5 boys completed a very successful run of shows at the Grand Opera House with The Ulster Operatic society. 


Well done to our fantastic cricket team who played, and won, against Strabane. 

Spring Concert

We had a very successful evening's entertainment with performances from the choir, orchestra, brass band and flute ensemble.

Share Centre: Day One

Despite a slightly damp start, all our P6 and P7 boys and staff made it safely to the Share Centre just in time for lunch!

Elmer Art

To continue with our whole school Elmer theme the P1 and P2 boys got creative with some group artwork together. 

Pilot Visit to Inchmarlo

There was great excitement when Inchmarlo alumni Andrew McMaster flew into school to tell all the boys about his career as a pilot.

Elmer’s Belfast Trail

RBAI alumni and Ulster & Ireland rugby players James Hume and Michael Lowry popped into Inchmarlo to help reveal a special delivery.

Achievement Assembly

Accelerated Reader Success

At Inchmarlo we are very proud of the culture of reading that we have cultivated with our boys. 

School Council Visit to Stormont

The newly elected Inchmarlo School Council paid a visit to Stormont, Parliament Buildings.

Beavers and Cubs World Challenge Award

The Beavers and Cubs have been working hard towards their World Challenge Award this half term.

World War Two Topic Work

The P4 boys ended their World Around Us topic by completing a project on all the facts they had found out. 

Elmer the Elephant

Elmer fever is still at Inchmarlo!  Watch our social media for further updates!!

P1 Capacity Experiments

The P1 boys have been having great fun experimenting with capacity.

Football Tournament

A mixture of P5, P6 and P7 footballers attended a football tournament with other local primary schools. 

Scripture Union

P5 - P7 boys have finished off another term of Scripture Union with a visiting speaker.

Pearson Cup Success

On Friday the Inchmarlo hockey team won the Pearson Cup.

RBAI Mini Rugby Tournament

Last week, RBAI Rugby organised a mini rugby tournament. 

Air Ambulance Assembly

On Friday, Grace from Air Ambulance Northern Ireland visited Inchmarlo to collect a cheque for £400. 

Elmer the Elephant Fund Raising

All the boys have been busy designing their own mini Elmers as part of a fundraising initiative for NI Hospice.

Head Boy Question and Answer Session.

As part of their transition process to (RBAI) the P7 boys have been talking to members of the senior school.


The P3 boys have had a mummy-making competition.

P1 and P2 Farm Visit

As part of their World Around topics of The Farm (P1) and Hairy McClary (P2) the Foundation Stage boys visited Streamvale Farm. 

Best Primary School Award

On Saturday night Inchmarlo attended the Families First Awards at Titanic Belfast. 

Year 14 visit to Celebration Assembly

On Friday some former Inchmarlo boys came back for a visit.

P7 BAC Trip

The P7 boys had a great day out at the BAC.

P5 Fire Service Visit

On Friday, P5 welcomed local firemen Robby and Marty into school for an interactive and informative fire safety talk.

Under 16 Irish Schoolboy Hockey Team

Congratulations to former Inchmarlo pupils, George Palmer and Matthew McAreavey.


P5 had great fun during a volcano experiment.

St Patrick’s Day in Forest School

The Foundation Stage boys had great fun creating natural shamrock collages in Forest School on St Patrick's Day.  

St Patrick’s Day in Afterschool

The creative afterschool staff organised lots of fun St Patrick's Day craft activities for the boys this week.

Football Blitz at Campbell College

P7 competed in a football blitz against Campbell College.

Table Tennis Club

Mr Morrow has been holding weekly lunchtime table tennis sessions for the P7 boys.

Scripture Union Club

Primary 5, 6 & 7 boys have been enjoying attending Scripture Union on Tuesday lunchtimes this term.

Hockey News!

Two Inchmarlo teams played some fantastic hockey this morning and most importantly showed great sportsmanship.

BEAM Creative Workshop

Our P.5. class had a wonderful opportunity to work with Beam Creative Network on Internet Safety based drama workshops last week. 

Roots Of Empathy

The first visit from our Roots of Empathy baby, Imogen. She loved seeing the boys, and they loved meeting her.

International Women’s Day

Nuala Murphy, a member of the IPA, recently surprised the Principal and Mrs Morwood with flowers on International Women's Day.

Breakfast Club

We are delighted that we now have our Breakfast Club up and running fully again.

In the Gym

The Foundation Stage boys have been having great fun working on their climbing, balancing and landing skills.

School Council

This week we held the first meeting of the newly elected School Council.

Buddy and Celebration Assembly

This Friday's assembly was particularly special because our P7 buddies were presented with their buddy badges. 

Red Cross Appeal

House Cross Country

On Thursday the eagerly anticipated House Cross Country competition took place. 

Football Friendly against Stranmillis PS.

The Inchmarlo boys enjoyed a football friendly against Stranmillis PS.

Families First Awards Ceremony

Inchmarlo has been nominated in the best primary school category at the Families First Awards.

P7 Playtime Buddies

Today we were finally able to get our P7 Playtime Buddy scheme up and running again. 

Mrs Morwood visits Afterschool

Mrs Morwood popped in to see the boys at Afterschool today.

Pancakes in Forest School

Today in Forest School the Foundation Stage boys had a go at cooking pancakes on a bonfire.

P7 Make Pancakes

P7 had great fun learning how to make pancakes today.

Afterschool Fun

The afterschool boys had great fun in the new-look play area today!

New Play Area!

Over half term our fantastic IPA (Inchmarlo Parents' Association) organised for the play area to get resurfaced in natural bark.

P7 Fair Trade Game

The P7 boys had great fun working collectively to solve some problems in a fair-trade game.

Manchester United Zoom Training

Matt Cross the training officer for Manchester United had a live zoom session with P6/7 boys today!

Beavers and Cubs Skills Challenge.

At Inchmarlo we are very lucky to have our own Beavers and Cubs group led by Mr Scott (RBAI). 

Well Being Day

The boys have been busy thinking about Well Being.

Mr Smyth

This week we have been saying goodbye and good luck to Mr Smyth as he moves onto his new school. 

Valentine’s Day at Afterschool

The afterschool boys have been having lots of fun getting creative in afterschool.

Musical Masterclass

P5 enjoyed a masterclass today with musical theatre professionals, Director Tony Finnegan and Musical Director Wilson Shields.

NSPCC Number Day

On Friday all the Inchmarlo boys had great fun raising some money for the charity NSPCC.

Room on the Broom

The Foundation Stage boys were very excited to find a message from the witch in Room on the Broom asking them to help her!

Coding at Inchmarlo

This week saw lots of great coding activities going on at Inchmarlo.

P5 House Football

Today P5 held their House Football competition.

Enrolment for September 2022

We are delighted to announce that enrolment for P1 in September 2022 is now open. 

St George’s Cathedral Choir

Noah Burke, P6, who is a member of St. George's Cathedral Choir was selected to sing the solo at the Christmas service.

Christmas at Inchmarlo.

There is no doubt that Christmas is one of our favourite times of the year at Inchmarlo!

Carol Service

We are delighted to be able to share our Carol Service with you all.

Festive Songs

Whilst we are still unable to welcome an audience to Inchmarlo we are delighted to be able to share our video.

Nicola Benedetti Orchestra

Enzo Gowdy in P6  had the opportunity last weekend to play violin in the Nicola Benedetti orchestra.

P3 Transport Museum Trip

P7 Champions and Celebration Assembly

Each week we hold an assembly so the whole Inchmarlo community can come together to celebrate their successes. 

New Headteacher Appointed at Inchmarlo

We are delighted to inform you of Mrs Morwood’s appointment as Head Teacher of Inchmarlo

Roots of Empathy

P4 have just started their Roots of Empathy programme which focuses on development, emotions and conflict resolution.

Run in the Dark 2021

This morning Inchmarlo launched Run in the Dark 2021. 

P3 Fundamental Movement Skills

P3 have been working hard this week on balance.

Remembrance Day 2021

As an act of Remembrance, the whole school gathered for an assembly and a moment of reflection. 

P1 and P2 Trip to Clandeboye Nature Rangers

As part of our outdoor curriculum, the P1 and P2 boys went on a trip to NIFSA's Clandeboye Nature Rangers Forest School site. 

P5 Orienteering

‘On Tuesday 9th November, the year 14 RBAI Sport Studies boys led the P5 Inchmarlo boys on an orienteering adventure at Osbourne.

Open Evening

For more information please phone 02890381454.

P4 House Selection

With great excitement, P4 were assigned their Houses- Knockagh, Divis and Scrabo.

Outdoor Classroom Day

Today the Inchmarlo boys had great fun taking their learning outside whilst participating in the National Outdoor Classroom day.

P1 Snapshot

The Inchmarlo P1 boys have had a fabulous first half term at school. 


The P3 boys have been busy in our wonderful outside classroom and Forest School area.  

Witches Potions in Forest School

The foundation stage boys had great fun working together to plan and make some witches potions in Forest School. 

Halloween Spooktacular Day

Harvest Assembly

Wednesday saw our first school assembly since March 2019.

Belfast Trip

The P4 Bus Tour was a great success and a super way to finish their topic of Belfast.

Halloween at Afterschool

When homework is all completed the afterschool boys have plenty of opportunities to relax and get creative. 

Spooky P1 Creative Crafts

We've been very busy painting pumpkins, creating witches potions and hunting spooky 2D shapes!

New Afterschool Rooms

During the summer our Afterschool provision moved to the Key Stage One building. 

Interland Esafety

P4 really enjoyed exploring the Interland internet safety games.

P6 Digestive System Experiment

A very disgusting look at the digestive system as the P6 boys looked at how the stomach and intestines worked! P

P4 Measuring

P4 were using their knowledge of metre sticks and trundle wheels to measure length in real life.

Bossy Verbs!

To help with our bossy verbs, P2 practiced their mixing, stirring, adding, kneading (and laughing) to make our slime! Yuck!

We’re Going on a Leaf Hunt

The Foundation Stage boys participated in a Forest School session based on the story We're Going on a Leaf Hunt.

Music – The Wreck

P5 performing ‘The Wreck’ in music class this week with Mrs McMichael

Staying Safe Online

On Thursday all the classes at Inchmarlo participated in the province-wide Be Internet Legends Esafety assembly.  


P4 have been exploring Belfast as their topic and have created some amazing artwork!

Play Park

At Inchmarlo we are very lucky to have our very own play park. 


In the P1 and P2 Spanish session this morning the focus was on learning to count to 10. 

Afterschool Pirates Ahoy!

Miss Martin and the afterschool club had some swashbuckling fun together!

Mrs Christine Elliott

The Inchmarlo community suffered a huge loss when we heard of the untimely passing of Mrs Christine Elliott.

Afterschool Creative Fun

In Afterschool the P1 and P2 boys did some lovely drawings based on the story ‘Sleep Tight, Little Bear’.

Coffee Morning

Saturday morning was a morning full of good coffee and good company at RBAI. 

Den Building

We saw some excellent teamwork and thinking skills in Forest School this week!

Hungry Hippos

P1 and P2 had great fun in P.E. this week.  What a fun way to practise listening and teamwork skills!

We’re Going on a Spider Hunt!

The foundation stage boys enjoyed another Forest School session on Thursday. 

P6 Activity Based Learning Session

After learning about the functions of our vital organs P6 were challenged to create their very own detailed models.

Lunn Watch Prize Winner

Former Inchmarlo pupil Rocco Steen has a very memorable first day at RBAI.

Parachute Fun

The P1 and P2 boys had great fun in PE today!

P6 Coding

The P6 boys have been exploring using the school PCs for a wide range of purposes.

Foundation Stage Forest School

The P1 and P2 boys have been very busy inventing and creating in Forest School. 

We’re Going on a Bear Hunt!

Foundation Stage PE

Coffee Morning

You are invited to attend a Coffee Morning for parents of Inchmarlo Pupils to be held on Saturday 25 September at 10:30am-12:00pm.

End of Term Treats!

P4 had a lovely morning getting ice cream on the Lisburn Road and having a play in Cranmore park.

P7 Leavers Assembly

On Tuesday afternoon we celebrated the achievements of our fantastic P7 class.

IPA Fun Day

The Inchmarlo Parents Association kindly arranged a day of fun for all the Inchmarlo class bubbles today.

Beach Day

As a reward for excellent work, effort and behaviour the P4, P5 and P6 boys visited Crawfordsburn beach on Tuesday. 

The Cowie Cup

The p5 boys took part in The Cowie Cup football tournament on Monday.

Virtual Choir – See You Again

Please enjoy our P4 to P7 virtual choir performing See You Again.  We look forward to singing in person in the new school year. 

House Cross Country

The annual Inchmarlo house cross country competition took place on Thursday. 

World of Owls

The Pre-Foundation to P3 boys all got an amazing opportunity to meet some owls and reptiles when World of Owls visited Inchmarlo.

P5 Football Coaching

Jack Grant (RBAI student) came to Inchmarlo on Friday and set up some football challenges for the P5 class. 

Diabetes Awareness Week

It is Diabetes Week in the UK this week.

Castle Espie

Today the P1 boys visited the WWT site Castle Espie. 

First Aid

On Monday the P7 boys had a discussion about the upsetting events at Euro match and then started to learn some first aid.

Virtual Music Recital Week 3

We are extremely proud of these boys from P4, 5, 6 and 7 and their musical prowess!

Book Review Competition

P5 took part in a book review competition for national share a story month.

P7 Staycation – Final Day

And so the final day of our P7 Staycation Week arrived.

P7 Staycation Day 4!

The P7s had another fantastic day out and about. The first stop of the day was a trip to try out stand up paddle boarding.

P1 Forest School

Today in Forest School the P1 boys continued thinking about their WAU topic of In the Garden. 

P7 Staycation Day 3

As we arrived at the mid point in our staycation week, the boys took the morning to slow the pace down a little.

P7 Staycation Day 2

Day 2 of our staycation week followed the theme of ‘school life balance’.

Esafety Workshops

As part of the Inchmarlo ICT and esafety curriculum the boys took part in workshops to discuss social media and safety.

P7 Staycation Week – Day 1!

In typical Inchmarlo fashion, we tried to squeeze as much into our first day of the P7 ‘staycation’ week.

Mr Hullabaloo

The Pre-Foundation, P1 and P2 boys had a surprise visitor when Mr Hullabaloo popped in to share some fun summer stories.

Virtual Music Recital – Week 2

Please enjoy week 2 of our Virtual Music Recital featuring performances on the acoustic guitar, piano, trumpet and flute.

Swimming Lessons

P4 and P5 enjoyed their time at the RBAI pool on Friday.

Pirates and Trolls in Forest School!

After reading ‘The Troll’ by Julia Donaldson our very own P2 trolls prepared some very appetising dishes for the hungry pirates.

STEM Focus

The P4’s were exploring mapwork and co-ordinates through ICT this morning.

Virtual Music Recital Week 1

We will be posting a series of concerts over the next 3 weeks. Virtual Music Recital Week 1 featuring performers from P4, 5, 6 and 7

Pirates Ahoy!

P2 have been working hard during their pirate topic and paid a visit to the BAC to put their skills into practise.

Junior Sports Day

It was great fun to get all the junior boys outside for our annual sports day. 

P5 Elvis

The P5 boys have been having lots of fun learning all about the King! 

RBAI Bohemian Rhapsody

Last night the RBAI choir and orchestra released their much anticipated version of Bohemian Rhapsody

RBAI Head of School

A huge congratulations to former Inchmarlo boy James McCaldin who has been appointed RBAI Head of School. 

Assembly Champions

Every Friday the Inchmarlo community comes together for a virtual assembly to celebrate our fantastic boys. 

STEM Rain Experiment

P4’s rain catchers were certainly put to the test with yesterday’s inclement weather.

Video Newsletter

Things are always so busy for the boys in Inchmarlo that sometimes we don’t even get time to share them with you.

Magic, Myths and Legends at Inchmarlo

Lots of classes at Inchmarlo have been thinking about magic, myths and legends as part of the national share a story month.

Under the Sea

An amazing video from our fantastic Pre Foundation boys.

Sports Day Practise

P4 made use of the sunny weather to squeeze in a Sports Day practise.

Making and Baking Under the Sea!

As part of their Under the Sea topic the pre-foundation boys have been busy making and baking!

Shape Hunt

Here at Inchmarlo we are in the unique position of having 6 acres of beautiful wooded grounds that our boys can use daily.

P1 In the Garden

As part of their World Around Us topic of In the Garden the P1 boys have been looking at plants. 

P2 Painting Phonics

A slight change in the P2 playroom today as someone had turned everything upside down!

Strawberry Jam

Based around their reading book Strawberry Jam the P1 boys made some sandwiches.

Forest School Maths

P4 were exploring weight, mass and balancing at Forest School.

Rocking Robots

The boys worked really hard this week to make their junk art aliens and robots. That have such great imaginations!

Pirates Ahoy!!

There were P2 pirates galore in Forest School today!

Earthquake Experiment!

Today P4 were experimenting with spaghetti and marshmallows!

RBAI Rugby Coaching

Mr Kirk, RBAI rugby coach, has been taking weekly coaching sessions with the Key Stage One and Two classes. 

Hockey Coaching

P5 enjoying hockey.

Bug Hotel

The P1 boys have been very busy gathering up natural materials from our beautiful school grounds. 

Science Fun

P4 were experimenting with shaving foam and food colouring to explore how clouds work. It was so much fun!

Play Park

The Inchmarlo Parents Association (IPA) funded the construction of the play park over a decade ago and it is still very popular!

Space Art

The Pre-Foundation boys have been enjoying a space based topic. 

St George’s Day

Pre-Foundation had great fun today.  They made mini toad in the holes and learned about St George.

Earth Day

Thursday was Earth Day 2021.  Lots of classes spent time thinking about the changes we can all make to help our planet.  

Egyptian Forest School

As part of their World Around Us topic of the Ancient Egyptians the P3 boys have been getting creative in Forest School. 

P3 Cricket

The P3 boys have been enjoying an introduction to cricket this term.  

Return to School

We were all delighted to welcome our fantastic boys back into school. 

P2 PE Parachute!

At Inchmarlo we are very lucky to have lots of outside space for our boys to be active in. 

P1 Easter Fun

The P1 boys had great fun in school getting ready for Easter.

Cricket Coaching

Summer term means one thing at Inchmarlo - cricket!

Blackberry Farm

The Pre-Foundation, P1, P2 and P3 boys had a really exciting morning with a visit from Blackberry Farm.

Easter Egg Hunt!

P4 really enjoyed their Easter egg hunt. It took Mrs Morwood and Mr Rothwell 20 minutes to hide the eggs, and it took the boys about

Comic Relief

On Friday the Pre-Foundation, P1, P2 and P3 boys took part in a sponsored scoot/trike/run to raise money for Comic Relief.

The Masked Singer Revealed!

Well done and a big thank you to everyone who sent in their videos for ‘The Inchmarlo Masked Singer’.

Inchmarlo Forest School

Our very popular Forest School area has had a few updates.

Talking about the Pandemic with your Son.

We have put together a range of resources that might be useful for you to look at with your son.

Chinese New Year

The Pre-Foundation boys learnt about and celebrated Chinese New Year this week.

Journey to Scandinavia with the Villainous Vikings and P6G!

This term P6 have been learning all about the Vikings.

Inchmarlo Masked Singer!!

This week's music at Inchmarlo is based around the Masked Singer!

P1, The Gruffalo and Friends.

The P1 World Around Us topic has been The Gruffalo and Friends. 

Pre-Foundation Activity Based Learning

Our fantastic Pre-Foundation boys have been busy in school.

Children’s Mental Health Week

This week is Children's Mental Health week. Here are a few resources that you may find helpful for this week and beyond. 

P4 World War Two Blitz Drawings

The P4 boys are continuing to learn about WW2.  Have a look at some of their amazing artwork based around the blitz.

Snow Fun!

The Inchmarlo boys have been enjoying the snow!

P4 Evacuees.

The P4's World Around Us topic this term is World War II.  This week the boys have been making gas masks and gas mask boxes. 

Premiere of Carol Service and Festive Songs

Inchmarlo Carol Service

This year one tradition we were determined to maintain was our annual Key Stage 2 Inchmarlo Carol Service.

P6 Vikings

This term the P6 boys have been learning all about the ‘The Vikings’ through WAU.

P4 House Football Competition.

The P4 House Football ended in a draw for all 3 houses but the boys displayed some great skills and really enjoyed the matches. 

Festive Feast

Today all the boys and staff were treated to a Christmas feast accompanied by festive music and fun. 

Be the I in Kind

Following on from our Odd Sock Day the Foundation Stage classes have continued to focus on kindness.

P1 and P7 Forest School

The P7 boys built an obstacle course for the P1 boys in Forest School.

Chocolate Cracknel!

As part of their Food and Digestion topic P4 spent the morning with Frances in the kitchen, watching how to make chocolate cracknel!

Autumn Recital

Every Autumn we showcase the musical talent of the Inchmarlo boys with our recital here is a recording of them.

Maths Fun!

P4 carried out some taste tests as part of their Digestion topic. We found out that sweet flavours are more recognisable than salty,

Open Day 2020

It is at this time of year we are preparing for our Open Day for prospective parents. This year we are doing some things differently

Run in the Dark – 2020 Style!

One of the highlights of the year at Inchmarlo is the annual Run in the Dark.  This year it was a little bit different...

Pumpkin Competition

We couldn't have our normal fireworks and fun at Halloween but that didn't stop the Inchmarlo community and boys having some fun!

P2 Outside Learning

The P2 boys take every opportunity to brave the cold and learn outside!

P4 Belfast Bus Tour

P4 took their annual Belfast Bus Tour on Thursday 5 November, visiting all the interesting and iconic sites around the city

P7 Harvest

Just because we couldn’t get together for a harvest celebration didn’t mean that we would stop singing!

The Inchmarlo Pumpkin Competition!

P1 Autumn Topic

P5 Orienteering

P1 Play Based Learning

P6 Forest School

P3 Coding

P4 Belfast Cross Curricular Topic

P4 Measuring Fun

P4 Football Fun

P1 Autumn Forest School

The P1 boys have been very busy getting settled into their new class and into day to day life at Inchmarlo. 

P7 Forest School

The P7 boys enjoyed getting out into the fresh air for their Forest School session last week.

P4 Belfast Topic

P4 have been busy learning about our fantastic city Belfast. 

Back to Inchmarlo

It is well into September and our boys are back to school in their class bubbles.

Inchmarlo Summer Virtual Classroom

Mr Smyth's explanation of the Inchmarlo Virtual Classroom.

Music lessons in Lockdown.

Following on from our whole school music week at Inchmarlo back in April, lots of boys have continued with their music.

Made by Inchmarlo

Virtual Sports Week

Here are some of the boys taking part in our virtual sports week last week

Whole School Project Week 7

Friends Together

Whole School Project Week 6 – Sports Week

Grammar Success

Creative P6 Boys

Our P6 boys have been busy!

P4 Endangered Animal Maps.

P5 Elvis Week

The P5 boys have been having great fun learning about the king - thank you very much ...

P6 Michael Cobain’s Poem

Whole School Project – Week 5

This week our focus is about bringing the Inchmarlo boys back together in an artistic way.

P5’s Bringing some Sunshine!

A catch up with our P5 Class.

Whole School Project Week 4 : Marvelous Lego Creations

Last week's whole school project challenged the Inchmarlo boys to get creative with one of their favourite building toys -  Lego.

A message from Mr Smyth

As we begin another week of home school, Mr Smyth has a message for the school.

Whole School Project Week 4 – Lego!

This week the focus is on something we know the Inchmarlo boys love - Lego!

Week 3 Inchmarlo Music Week

Last week's whole school project focused on the theme of Music. 

P2 Boys at Home

P2 have been busy.

P4 Creative Creatures

The P4s have been busy with their Endangered Animals topic.

P3 Learning from Home

The P3 boys have been busy!

Whole School Project Week 3 – Music

Whole school project week 3 - Music Week!

Superhero Work

Last week the Inchmarlo boys were thinking about superheroes.

Busy P1 Boys

Our terrific P1 boys have been busy at home.

Whole School Project – Week 2 Superheroes!

This week's whole school project is all about Superheroes!

Whole School Project Week 1

This week's whole school project was about Nature.

Busy P7 Boys

As well as continuing with school work our very talented P7s have been busy developing other skills.

A very important message from Inchmarlo on the day that nursery and primary places are released

Applications are now open for Pre-Foundation and P1 for September 2020. 

Free Music Production Opportunity

Mrs McMichael has found a great free opportunity for the boys to have a go at music production.

Inchmarlo Whole School Project Week One

This week the Inchmarlo whole school project is going to focus on Nature.

Useful Websites

We have compiled a list of some websites that you may find useful to support your son's learning at home.

Inchmarlo Home School Photos

During the course of the week we asked the boys to show us how they have been putting in their time at ‘home school.’ 

Inchmarlo Home School Video

During the course of the week we asked the boys to show us how they have been putting in their time at ‘home school.’


Could all parents please check their emails regarding the most recent update re: Key workers.

Inchmarlo School Closure Advice

INCHMARLO PREPARATORY DEPARTMENT (RBAI) Due to school closure there has been a pack of work sent home for your son.

Message to Parents: In the event of closures

Inchmarlo will continue to follow the advice published by the Department of Education and the Public Health Agency.

STEM Flight Workshop

The P3 and P4 boys participated in two practical workshops where they had opportunities to design and make rockets and helicopters. 

P6 Football Success

On Tuesday 3rd March, the P6 7-a-side football team played Holy Family in the under 10/P6 Cup.

Celebration Assembly

There were lots of certificate winners in assembly this morning.

P3 Egyptian Topic

The P3 boys have been exploring Ancient Egypt through activity based learning.

Mr Rat’s Recycling Story

As part of their WAU topic of recycling the P2 boys had a visit from Belfast City Council's recycling officer.

RBAI Spring Concert

The RBAI Spring Concert is always one of the highlights of the school year.

eSafety Week

Recently we held an eSafety week were all the boys participated in activities and assemblies based around keeping safe online.

Celebration Assemblies

Every Friday morning, we hold a celebration assembly to celebrate the boy's achievements.

P4 Cross Curricular Work

The P4 boys are developing a PowerPoint on their knowledge of World War Two.

P1 Activity Based Learning

The P1 boys have been enjoying experimenting with how to remove sea creatures trapped inside blocks of ice.

P4 Forest School

Some of the P4 boys making great use of our Anderson shelter during World War Two topic work.  Our forest school facilities lend...

Football Fun

The P7 class enjoyed a 9 aside football blitz against Campbell College Junior School.  The games were very competitive and great...

P4 Trip to Castle Ward

The P4 boys went on a trip to Castle Ward as part of their World Around Us topic of World War Two.

Under 11 Football Success.

The Inchmarlo football team competed in the under 11s cup where they won 1-0...

The Trussell Trust Food Bank

A representative from the South Belfast Food Bank came to Inchmarlo to collect a cheque for £1425 raised through our carol...

P6 and P7 Internet Safety Workshops

The P6 and P7 boys participated in esafety workshops this week.

Olympic Swimmer Joe Roebuck visits Inchmarlo

On Friday the Olympic swimmer Joe Roebuck visited Inchmarlo. 

Flahavan’s Cross Country Finals

On the 22nd of January Inchmarlo went to Mallusk to compete in the Flahavan’s cross country finals.

Special Visitors

On Wednesday afternoon Santa and Prancer visited Inchmarlo.

Christmas Dinner

On Wednesday the Inchmarlo boys enjoyed a yummy Christmas dinner. 

Inchmarlo Carol Service

Inchmarlo held their annual carol service at St John's Church on Tuesday the 17th of December. 

DIY Nativity

The Pre Foundation to P3 boys started off Christmas at Inchmarlo with their DIY Nativity show.  From wise men with sunglasses to...

Mr Hullaballo visits Inchmarlo

Last week the Pre Foundation and Key Stage One boys were visited by Mr Hullaballo.  They took part in...

Flahavans’ Cross Country Competition

Our cross country team performed incredibly well in the second round of the Flahavans' competition. Robbie McAreavey finished in...

P1 Cowboy Fun Day

As part of their World Around Us topic the P1 boys recently had a cowboy themed fun day. They cooked sausages on a bonfire, sang...

P3 Trip to the Transport Museum

The P3 boys went on a trip to the Ulster Transport Museum as part of their World Around Us topic of Transport...

Run in the Dark 2019

On Wednesday Inchmarlo launched the annual Run in the Dark fundraising event.  Former Inchmarlo pupil Mark Pollock was here to...

P4 Belfast Bus Tour

The P4 boys went on a tour of Belfast.  They visited many places of interest across the city as a conclusion to their topic...

Pumpkin Competition

The last day of half term saw the annual Inchmarlo pumpkin competition take place. Mr Smyth had great fun judging a wide variety...

Robin Hood comes to Inchmarlo

The prep 1 to prep 7 boys attended a sing along version of the classic story Robin Hood.  Some lucky boys even got the chance to...

Latest Cross Country News

The first round of the Flahavan's cross country competition was held this week.  Our heat took place at the Antrim Forum on...

P7 Leavers’ Assembly

This week saw the Leavers' Assembly of the Inchmarlo class of 2019.  Miss Williamson presented the P7 class with a variety of...

P5 Apple Visit

The P5 boys took to the road this month to sample the latest technology in the Apple Store before comparing it with life in the...

Judo Club

This morning the Inchmarlo boys were treated to a very interesting Judo demonstration from some of the instructors from the...

Key Stage Two Sports Day

The Key Stage Two Sports Day was a most enjoyable event for the boys, staff and parents...

Books Paper Scissors

Michael Cobain in P5 has recently started writing book reviews for a local bookstore, "Books Paper Scissors."

P1 to P6 Celebration Assembly

We gathered together this afternoon to celebrate the achievements of all the boys from P1 to P6...

Roots of Empathy

The final P4 Roots of Empathy session took place last week. The boys have followed the progress of baby Emmie throughout her...

Joseph Spectacular

The end of the Summer term saw another spectacular Inchmarlo show, but this time with a difference as the whole school from...

P3 Trip to Carrickfergus Castle

As part of their World Around Us topic of Castles the P3 boys recently enjoyed a day out at Carrickfergus Castle...

New All Purpose Pitch

Great excitement today - our new all purpose pitch has been finished and the boys had the chance to try it out...

P2 Pirate Fun Day

The P2 boys enjoyed pirate themed activities at the BAC.

Junior Sports Day

Yet again Sports Day was a great success shared by all pupils and staff from Pre Foundation to Prep 4.Sports Day allowed the boys...

P1 Visit to Snail Studios

As part of our topic, Round and Round the Garden, P1 recently had a really interesting visit to Snail Studios...

Taekwondo Black Belt Award

This morning in assembly P7 pupil Theo Wilson demonstrated some of his Taekwondo kicks and strikes.

Sinclair Football Cup Final

Well done to the P7 football team who reached the finals of the Sinclair Football Cup.

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