LONDON (CBS4) – The future King of England attended his first day of school Thursday.

Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge, took 4-year-old Prince George to class, walking hand-in-hand, at Thomas’s Battersea.

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Prince George of Cambridge arrives for his first day of school with his father Prince William, Duke of Cambridge at Thomas’s Battersea on September 7, 2017 (Photo by Richard Pohle – WPA Pool/Getty Images)

Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge, was unable to join them due to severe morning sickness with her third pregnancy.

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The prince, who is believed to be the youngest in his class, according to CBS News, spent his first day getting to know his teachers and classmates.

Britain’s Prince George (C) accompanied by Britain’s Prince William (L), Duke of Cambridge arrives for his first day of school (credit: RICHARD POHLE/AFP/Getty Images)

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Prince William attended his first day at Wetherby School in London in 1987, dropped off by his mother, the late Princess Diana.