Kate and William explain why they're still sending George, Charlotte and Louis to school following Queen's death
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Prince William and Kate Middleton are planning to keep their children George, Charlotte and Louis in school despite the news of Queen Elizabeth II's death.
The couple, who will now be known as the Prince and Princess of Wales, have been busy attending any number of ceremonies and meeting with mourners, but are trying to keep things 'as normal as possible' for their three children.
Speaking to one well-wisher at Windsor Castle on Saturday, Prince William opened up about navigating his family through this difficult time.
Teacher Elaine Gee, 58, had the opportunity to speak to the Prince of Wales about how he and Kate were handling everything and helping their children to cope.
Speaking about the exchange with People, Elaine recalled: "I told him how I work at a school and how it's been a strange year celebrating the Jubilee and now it's all changed and we are talking about this.
"He spoke about George, Charlotte and Louis, saying that they were trying to keep some sense of continuity for them at school and keep things as normal as possible."
Elaine also had a chance to speak with Kate, and took the opportunity to praise her on how well she was handling herself despite the intense grief she must have been suffering.
"Catherine thanked me, and she said that all the nation were feeling it," said the teacher.
"They were both very kind and gentle and genuine. It was very special - definitely a moment I will always treasure."
Also speaking to members of the public outside of Windsor Castle were Prince Harry and Meghan Markle - marking the first time that the two couples have been seen in public together since the Duke of Edinburgh's funeral last year.
While greeting mourners, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex were besotted with a precious Labrador named Louis.
Dog owner Sarah Gracie shared some snaps of Louis' sweet interaction with the royal couple, tweeting: "When our little pup Louis met Meghan and Harry as we paid our respects to The Queen."
People were thrilled to see Harry and Meghan spending some time with the cute canine, suggesting that Louis probably offered the couple some much-needed 'comfort' in that moment.
Reacting to the adorable snaps, one social media user wrote: "Awww that's your dog... thank you for comforting Harry and Meghan. They need the love."
Both couples have issued their own statements paying tribute to the late Queen Elizabeth II and her 70-year reign, as well as honouring their father in his new role as King Charles III.
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