LATEST NEWS

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.  

Belfast

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. 

Spanish

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.’

URGENT

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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