Princess Charlotte busy with exams

Princess Charlotte is busy with exams credit:Bang Showbiz
Princess Charlotte is busy with exams credit:Bang Showbiz

Princess Charlotte is busy with exams.

The nine-year-old royal hasn't been "looking forward" to going to Lambrook school in Berkshire - which is also attended by her brothers Prince George, 10, and six-year-old Prince Louis - this week because she has been having her knowledge tested.

In a video obtained by Britain's HELLO! magazine, Charlotte's father Prince William told a young fan during a walkabout at a D-Day event in Portsmouth on Wednesday (05.06.24): "Charlotte's at school, Charlotte's got exams.

"Yes, she's got tests – she wasn't looking forward to it this morning."

William then crossed his fingers and added: "Hopefully it's all gone well."

The 41-year-old royal's wife Catherine, Princess of Wales, wasn't with him at the event as she has been undergoing preventative cancer treatment following her major abdominal surgery earlier this year, but William told wellwishers she "would have loved" to have been there with him, his father King Charles and stepmother Queen Camilla.

When one war survivor asked after William’s wife amid her health fight, footage posted on X showed him replying: “She is better, thanks. She would've loved to be here today.”

William added at the event, which was hosted by the Ministry of Defence at Southsea Common, he had been speaking with women who worked at Bletchley Park as codebreakers during World War Two alongside Catherine's grandmother, Valerie Middleton.

The royal added: “I was reminding everyone how her grandmother served at Bletchley so she had quite a bit in common with some of the ladies here.”

He also told one woman at the event: “My wife’s grandmother did the same sort of thing as you. Catherine only found out at the end of her life.”

Valerie worked with her twin sister Mary in Hut 16 at Bletchley Park as part of the team of codebreakers who unlocked the secrets of the German Enigma machine, with their efforts hailed as ultimately helping to win the war for Britain.