Prince William takes Prince George to his first day at prep school

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Are the Cambridges insane? asks Rachel Johnson after it was announced George will travel more than three miles to school

08 September, 2017

According to The Mirror, Thomas' Battersea is a reputed preparatory school in south London, and charges quite a hefty fee of GBP 17,604 (Rs 14,75,620) per year.

The Duke told head coach Paul Simpson it had been a "good day".

He said: "It went well".

William and the other parents stayed at school for a bit until the children were settled.

"It was really nice actually".

The four-year-old British Royal was taken to school, Thomas' Battersea, by his father, Prince William.

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George struck a confident pose as he set off with his father this morning (7 September) and it seems that his confidence carried him through the day.

Another tweet featured images of Prince William and George greeted by a woman outside the school, then George walking and holding hands with both William and the woman, while William carries George's schoolbag. She is once again stricken with hyperemesis gravidarum, the severe nausea and dehydration that affected her first two pregnancies.

While royal enthusiasts many wonder why Prince George is nearly always outfitted in shorts, style gurus say it's simply tradition.

The Duke of Cambridge drove the young Prince through the school gates, helped him out of the auto and carried his school backpack as they walked into the classroom.

Looking somewhat nervous, George held on tight to his father's hand as he made his way into the school, wearing a pair of navy shorts with a navy jumper featuring the school's red crest. It's not just for boys, either: The study found that sales for girls' shorts have risen 17 percent since past year. According to the school's website, it offers a "rich and broad curriculum" that includes art, ballet, drama, French, music and physical education.

On Monday, the palace revealed the Duke and Duchess were expecting their third child, and confirmed Kate had suspended all royal duties due to her illness.

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