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These Pictures Of Prince George Turning Up To His First Day Of School Are The Cutest

The prince was accompanied by his father, the Duke of Cambridge, as he started school on Thursday.

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Prince George attended his first day of school today.

Prince George will this morning attend his first day of school at Thomas's Battersea, accompanied by his father The… https://t.co/TeLbCluc5e

And we think you'll agree the pictures are pretty adorable.

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Prince George arrives for his first day of school at Thomas's Battersea with his father The Duke of Cambridge.

The four-year-old arrived at Thomas's Battersea holding hands with his father, the Duke of Cambridge.

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But mum, the Duchess of Cambridge, was not in attendance, due to Hyperemesis Gravidarum – a severe form of morning sickness she's suffering from, like she did with her first two pregnancies.

A Kensington Palace spokesperson said: "Unfortunately The Duchess of Cambridge remains unwell, and will not be able to accompany Prince George on his first day of school. The Duke of Cambridge will drop off Prince George this morning as planned."
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A Kensington Palace spokesperson said: "Unfortunately The Duchess of Cambridge remains unwell, and will not be able to accompany Prince George on his first day of school. The Duke of Cambridge will drop off Prince George this morning as planned."

Look how smart he looks in his school uniform!

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William carried his matching school bag.

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And the prince showed off his manners by shaking hands with the head of the lower school, Helen Haslam, when she came to greet them.

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His face <3

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Both Prince William and Ms Haslam then held hands with George and escorted him into his first class.

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Good luck on your first day, Prince George!

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