According to E! News, only one cameraman and one press photographer were allowed to capture Prince George's first day at Thomas's Battersea school in London so as not to overwhelm the adorable, probable future king and Prince William's mini-me, who is 4 years old.Prince William escorted him to school, but Kate Middleton unfortunately had to stay home, overwhelmed by morning sickness.
Kensington Palace celebrated the milestone on social media and even Tweeted out a flashback to Prince William and Prince Harry's first days of school with their beloved mother Princess Diana.Thomas's Battersea is a big school, with over 500 students from ages 4 to 13. Tuition, reports The Sun, is around $26,000 per year.
Administrators are enthusiastically accepting the challenge of having such a famous pupil enrolled.
"We are going to try and make this a really happy, safe and secure time," Headmaster Ben Thomas told reporters on the scene. "The whole aim of these precious years of early education is to give children that confidence in who they really are. We are not going to try and mold him into any kind of particular person.
"The global spotlight has been a little bit daunting," he admitted, "but that will move on and we are looking forward to a time when he is just another Thomas's pupil."