In pics: Prince George starts school

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The Duke of Cambridge did his first school run as Prince George started at Thomas's Battersea.

The Duchess of Cambridge couldn't make it as she continues to suffer from morning sickness.

Here are some of the pictures capturing Prince George's big day and a flashback to when his father was a schoolboy.

Princess Diana and the Duke of Cambridge accompany Prince Harry on his first day at school
Princess Diana and the Duke of Cambridge accompany Prince Harry on his first day at school (Ron Bell/PA)

Prince George holding hands with the Duke of Cambridge and Helen Haslem
Prince George holding hands with the Duke of Cambridge and Helen Haslem (Richard Pohle/The Times/PA)

Prince George looked tentative on his first day at school
Prince George looked tentative on his first day at school (Richard Pohle/The Times/PA)

Prince George will be known as George Cambridge to his classmates
Prince George will be known as George Cambridge to his classmates (Richard Pohle/The Times/PA)

Prince George will be in  class of 21 in one of three reception classes
Prince George will be in class of 21 in one of three reception classes (Richard Pohle/The Times/PA)