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Princess Charlotte arrives for first day of school with parents and Prince George

Four-year-old royal starts school at Thomas's Battersea

Sabrina Barr
Thursday 05 September 2019 12:22
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Princess Charlotte arrives for first day at school

Princess Charlotte has been pictured arriving at Thomas's Battersea in London for her first day at school.

On Thursday morning, the four-year-old royal was photographed making her way into the school – dressed in the academic institution's navy, red and white uniform – with her parents, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, and her elder brother, Prince George.

Princess Charlotte gripped her mother's hand as she made her way to the school's entrance, the only missing member of the Cambridge clan being one-year-old Prince Louis.

Kensington Palace shared a video on Twitter of Princess Charlotte greeting a teacher at the school, putting on a confident show as she shook the teacher's hand.

Numerous Twitter users wished the royal luck on her first day of school, several of whom remarked that they feel as though time has flown by since her birth in 2015.

Princess Charlotte grips her mother's hand as she arrives for her first day at school with her family

"They're both so big! Seems like yesterday the little princess was born!" one person tweeted.

"Good luck on this new journey little princess," another commented.

Another person said that they believe Prince William and Kate look like "proud parents".

Princess Charlotte meets one of her teachers as she arrives for her first day at Thomas's Battersea

The floral Michael Kors Carnation Georgette dress worn by the Duchess of Cambridge is currently unavailable to purchase from the fashion designer's website.

Thomas's London Day School is located on Battersea High Street in south-west London.

According to its website, the school educates around 560 boys and girls aged between four and 13.

In May, Kensington Palace released new photographs of Princess Charlotte to mark her fourth birthday.

The pictures were taken by the Duchess of Cambridge at Kensington Palace and at the Cambridge family's home in Norfolk.

In one of the photographs, the royal is pictured sitting on a patch of grass in a flowery dress and plimsolls.

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In another image, the four-year-old runs playfully while holding a yellow flower.

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