PRINCE William escorted his son – whose bag showed he will be famous as George Cambridge by classmates – on his first day at school this morning but Kate was forced to skip the landmark day due to serious morning sickness.
The Duchess of Cambridge was not by George’s side while he nervously walked into Thomas’s Battersea, in south-west London, as the conduct betrothed he will get no “special treatment”.
The aristocrat and his father were greeted by Helen Haslem, conduct of reduce school, when they arrived at the school gates before being escorted to his accepting classroom.
William carried a trek for George which was labelled “George Cambridge” – the name he will be famous at in the school, Kensington Palace pronounced this morning.
It has been a big week for the stately family, with the proclamation of a new baby for Kate and Wills.
Kate has been pang from hyperemesis gravidarum and waited until the eleventh hour to confirm if she could take her son to school – but was eventually forced to opt out at the last notation due to her sickness.
The four-year-old future aristocrat looked smart in his new uniform which enclosed a blue central school jumper with a red logo, blue Bermuda shorts and ‘laceless’ shoes.
He was driven to £20,000-a-year Thomas’s Battersea in Wandsworth from Kensington Palace strapped into a child chair in the back of the family Range Rover.
George, suspicion to be one of the youngest in his year, is approaching to have a peaceful introduction to what is likely to be a overpowering first term at school.
Along with his classmates, he will spend the day getting to know teachers, adults and other children as good as completing the critical charge of anticipating his classroom peg.
The school places an importance on making relatives “feel secure” about leaving their children, with a drinks reception, handbook, and workshops to show them what their reception-year brood are learning.
Parents are also invited to watch lessons and learn how to help their children with phonics at home. George and his peers will have been invited to a pre-term party to help them settle in as they get used to lessons and school dinners.
The Duchess, 35, is accepted to be ravaged to skip out on George’s big moment as she is still too indisposed with morning sickness.
A source said: “She would have finished anything to be here.
“It’s a big day in her son’s life but she really has been very sick.”
A group of 6 police officers and several plain garments police armed with Tasers, mingled in with the crowds while several of Prince George’s own confidence were also present.
Some 560 classmates aged between 4 and 13 were escorted in by 8.35am and the front of the school was privileged for the future King’s arrival.
It was always capricious in the run up to currently if Kate, who is reduction than 12 weeks pregnant, would be good adequate to join the school run with Prince William.
The Duke left onlookers, who had trafficked 160 miles, unhappy that they didn’t get a glimpse of Prince George on his first day at school.
At 9.30am, after nearing at around 8.45am, Prince William gathering a black Range Rover with coloured windows divided from the school and smiled and waved at onlookers as he sped past.
But many felt “disheartened” that the Prince did not contend hello to people who had lined the streets for over an hour.
Rita and Tony Cresswell trafficked 160 miles to see little George on his first day and were disappointed.
Rita, 71, and her husband, 74, said: “We have come down from Matlock in Derbyshire and we suspicion it would be good to see them while we were here.
“We had hoped that Kate would be here too, we are disappointed, it would have been nice.
“My granddaughter started preschool yesterday and we was anticipating to get a sketch of George to show her that her Prince had started.
“It is just a bit disappointing.”
Kate was forced to lift out of two open engagements on Monday and Tuesday after pang from hyperemesis gravidarum, as she did in her prior pregnancies.
A day after Kate’s third pregnancy was announced, William said: “There’s not much nap going on at the moment.”
He added: “We need Catherine to get over this first bit and then we can start celebrating. It’s always a bit concerned to start with, but she’s well.”
George’s new school, where fees cost from £17,604 a year, has been described by the Good Schools Guide as: “A big, busy, somewhat pell-mell school for worldly relatives who wish their children to have the best English preparation income can buy.
“That is what they wish and, to a vast degree, that is what they get.”
The immature aristocrat and his classmates will be taught a operation of subjects and activities from ballet and art to drama, French, music and earthy education.
Kate has already pronounced she is not certain her son “has any thought what’s going to hit him” when he starts school.
Since the stately couple announced they were approaching a third baby, footage has emerged of the impertinent moment the Duchess hinted to her husband she wanted some-more children.
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