Adorable pictures of Prince George on his first day of pre-school have been taken by his mother Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge.

Shared on social media, the below snap received nearly 30,000 likes in less than 20 minutes on Instagram.

Enrolled at Westacre Montessori School near the family home, Anmer Hall in Norfolk, George sported a blue hooded jacket with tartan lining and carried a light blue back pack for his first day.

The jacket

John Lewis quilted hooded jacket, $79 SHOP.

The bag

Penny Scallan medium back pack, Kid Republic $69.99 SHOP.

How George's first day compared to his dad's

Unlike Prince William's first day at pre-school in September 1985, there were no paparazzi outside George's school to greet him.


George's outfit also suggests a more casual approach than that of his dad, Prince William, who was escorted to his nursery school in Notting Hill by his mother and father.

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