Princess Charlotte arrives for her first day of school

Princess Charlotte began her first day at school with a welcome handshake from staff.

Thursday, 5th September 2019, 9:55 am
Princess Charlotte arrives for her first day of school. Picture: Aaron Chown/PA Wire

The four-year-old follows in the footsteps of big brother Prince George, who has been attending Thomas's Battersea for the past two years. Charlotte arrived with her family, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, and George by car as other parents dropped off their children at the south London school.

Helen Haslem (right), head of the lower school greets Princess Charlotte as she arrives for her first day of school, with her brother Prince George and her parents the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, at Thomas's Battersea in London.
Princess Charlotte, as she arrives for her first day at school at Thomas's Battersea in London.

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Princess Charlotte, waves as she arrives for her first day at school
Princess Charlotte, hides behind her mother the Duchess of Cambridge as she arrives for her first day at school
Princess Charlotte arrives for her first day at school with her family.
Princess Charlotte, with her father, the Duke of Cambridge, and mother, the Duchess of Cambridge and Prince George, arriving for her first day of school at Thomas's Battersea in London.
Princess Charlotte arrives for her first day of school