CHILDREN from Barnton Community Nursery and Primary School were excited and delighted to meet the Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall whilst visiting The Tower of London.

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Prince Charles met Barnton pupils as they visited The Tower of London

Year 6 pupils are on a residential trip to bring their learning to life as they are currently reading The London Eye Mystery.

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The Duchess of Cornwall chats to some pupils

Youngsters were able to get up close, take pictures and chat to Prince Charles who laughed and joked with them.

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Prince Charles asked children where they had come from

The children plan to visit Buckingham Palace, take in a cruise along the River Thames and capture a bird's eye view of the city from the London Eye.

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This is a trip they won't forget

One evening, they plan to join theatre goers to watch the West End show Mary Poppins.

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Children were astounded to see Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall

Deputy headteacher Cerri Morris was as delighted as the children to bump into Prince Charles.

Mrs Morris said: “We had already planned such an exciting itinerary for our lucky year 6 children but meeting Prince Charles was the icing on the cake.Yet another wonderful opportunity.”