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Today's an important day for one family in Britain. Prince George, son of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, is attending his first day of school.
George will be starting today, Thursday, at Thomas's in Battersea, an independent school with fees from around £17,604 a year per pupil.
That money increases to £19,884 a year when a child reaches year three, for those keeping track.
Prince George will this morning attend his first day of school at Thomas's Battersea, accompanied by his father The… https://t.co/TeLbCluc5e — The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge (@The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge)
The world's media went big on the day, with many papers devoting double-page-spreads, and broadcasters sharing video packages on the rather run-of-the-mill occasion.
The Daily Mail broke out their slightly disturbing Photoshop job of the young prince in school uniform.
That's George's face edited onto another child's body - I can only imagine how the conversation with the photo desk went with that one.
Prince George will arrive later for his first day at Thomas's Battersea, his new private prep school. Kate 'highly… https://t.co/YDq4kiWXKw — Rebecca English (@Rebecca English)
Maybe they'll get told off today for getting the socks wrong?
Prince George arrives for school https://t.co/P6XjqcR9oi — Victoria Murphy (@Victoria Murphy)
SKY News gave us a montage of some of George's (best?) moments.
Roll out the carpet... it's Prince George's first day at school! Here's how his education compares to Royals before… https://t.co/R89VVwoA4a — Sky News (@Sky News)
It was then followed up with this breaking news blast that mum Kate would be too unwell to join George for his first day.
Unwell Kate unable to join Prince George on first day at school https://t.co/LhDIIKGpLp — Sky News (@Sky News)
It's BIG NEWS guys.
He won't be hitching a lift or hopping on the underground though, his dad and royal protection officers will be about to ensure his safety.
He got a personalised weather forecast from the BBC's Elizabeth Rizzini.
Starting school this morning like #PrinceGeorge? Should be a dry walk, with some sunshine but cloudier later. Have… https://t.co/Y8G3YvJh89 — Elizabeth Rizzini (@Elizabeth Rizzini)
He also might have had someone pack his pencil case for him Good Morning Britain:
Prince George is packing up his pencil case and heading to school for the first time this morning 🎒 ✏️ https://t.co/WU11Q2qRdF — Good Morning Britain (@Good Morning Britain)
Many people were just a little... 'extra' on social media.
I do feel quite sorry for The Duchess. No doubt she will be hugely disappointed to be missing this big milestone in George's life. 😞 — Katie (@Katie)
A number of others really weren't too fussed though.
Prince George starts school today! https://t.co/5EAxpeA0i3 — Amanda (@Amanda)
It's Prince George's first day at school. Anyone else's child made the news because it's their first day at school? Didn't think so. — 👾 Lee Brown 👾 (@👾 Lee Brown 👾)
If you're a fan of the prince and have been hoovering up coverage of his first day this morning... While we have you:
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Let's just let the kid have an enjoyable first day?
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