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Royal Belfast Aademical Institution

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For the first three years boys normally follow a common curriculum: in the fourth year the curriculum is still general but certain options are introduced, and at the end of the fifth, boys sit the examination for the Northern Ireland GCSE. Subjects studied at AS/A2 level in the VIth Form include English, Modern History, Geography, Economics, French, German, Spanish, Greek, Latin, Technology, Mathematics, Physics, Politics, Chemistry, Biology, Music and Art.Rugby Football and Hockey are played in the winter; Athletics, Cricket and Lawn Tennis occupy the summer months; Badminton, Fencing, Shooting, Rowing, Squash and Swimming (including Water Polo and Life-saving) take place throughout the year. Teams representing the School take part not only in matches and activities within the Province, but also in events open to all Schools in the United Kingdom.There are numerous Clubs and Societies, a School Orchestra, Choir and Band, a contingent of the Combined Cadet Force, Scout and Venture Scout units and a Community Service Group.Over two-thirds of each year's leavers go on to university or to full-time courses in other institutions of higher and further education.In addition to a large number of prizes throughout the School, endowed Scholarships offered in the VIth Form are tenable for travel or at University.
For the first three years boys normally follow a common curriculum: in the fourth year the curriculum is still general but certain options are introduced, and at the end of the fifth, boys sit the examination for the Northern Ireland GCSE. Subjects studied at AS/A2 level in the VIth Form include English, Modern History, Geography, Economics, French, German, Spanish, Greek, Latin, Technology,...
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Royal Belfast Aademical Institution