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Prince William Shares His Relief About George & Charlotte Going Back To School

Prince William visits Belfast, Northern Ireland, 9 September 2020.
September 10, 2020 - 09:15 / Clemens Fanger

Prince William talked about how he feels about his children going back to school during a very candid conversation on Wednesday. The Duke of Cambridge was in Belfast when asked about Prince George and Prince Charlotte's return to school after about five months and he gave such a honest and refreshing answer. Read on to find out more...!

On Wednesday, Prince William visited Belfast in Northern Ireland to mark Emergency Services Day and met with blue light responders during his visit. While talking to a police officer the Duke of Cambridge commented on the fact that school has started again and shared his feelings on the matter.

Prince William: "It's been a long five months"

The proud father of Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis said: "I think every parent is breathing a sigh of relief that school has started again." And added: "Five months – it’s been wonderful, but it’s been a long five months," probably speaking for a majority of parents in the United Kingdom.

Prince William's visit to Northern Ireland on Wednesday he also discussed pandemic response and mental health and wellbeing with emergency and frontline workers and spoke in praise of the work done by emergency responders and heard how they've adapted to work during the pandemic.

Princess Charlotte arrives for her first day of school at Thomas's Battersea with Prince George on September 5, 2019 in London, England

His two children George and Charlotte Meanwhile are back at school at Thomas's Battersea school in London, where Charlotte had her first day of school last year and followed into her older brother George's footsteps. For the past five months, William and his wife Duchess Catherine were homeschooling their kids, and the Duke talked about the homeschooling aspect of the lockdown quite openly back in June.