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Duke And Duchess Of Cambridge Thrill Primary School Children With Letter

14/08/2014 16:58 | Updated 20 May 2015

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They've got their hands full with everything from Royal duties to looking after their seven-month-old son Prince George, but the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge still found time to write to a group of primary school children.

The kids were amazed to receive a reply from the Royal parents after they'd asked them to enrol Prince George at their tiny village school near Devizes, Wiltshire, to save it from closure.

Staff working for Wills and Kate wrote back to the 11 pupils at Chirton Church of England Primary School, telling them they had made a strong case for their institution.

In one message sent to a pupil named Keeleigh, they wrote: "Their Royal Highnesses were impressed by your persuasive comments; you certainly made a wonderful case for Chirton Primary with its beautiful large grounds being the ideal school for Prince George."

As well as the personalised letters, the students from Wiltshire also received a photo of Kate holding George outside London's St Mary's Hospital.

Teacher Amy Bekker Wrench said: "We were facing closure and the children asked if Prince George could come here.

"We were over the moon getting these letters back, they just landed on my desk."

The school was in danger of being shut down because of the low number of pupils it had but will remain open after a new influx of students.

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