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British Royal Family

There's a big sign that suggests the royals are about to start coming out of isolation

The royals have been hunkering down just like the rest of us amidst the pandemic.

By Jess Pullar
The British royal family has been keeping a very low profile of late, much like the rest of us amidst the COVID-19 crisis.
But that's not to say they haven't found other ways to make their voices - and their cases - heard by the rest of us.
In fact, we've seen an entirely different side to the royal family as they self-isolate in their homes. Video calls are the new public appearances and frankly, we're not mad about it.
But little by little, the world will return to normality at some point, and it looks like the wheels for that are already in motion for the Cambridge family.
On Sunday evening, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced amendments to current restrictions in the UK, which included the gradual return of some students to school.
This involves Year 1 and Year 6 pupils returning to school first, which interestingly includes Princess Charlotte, though not Prince George, who is in Year 2.
It's the first signal we've had to suggest the royals will begin emerging from isolation after two months of lockdown.
The Cambridge family has been in lockdown in their country home for two months. (Getty)
Back in March, the Cambridge family travelled from their London home back to their country home in Norfolk.
Named Anmer Hall, the residence has proved a sanctuary for the family many times, but more so than ever during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Both Charlotte and George currently attend St Thomas' Battersea, and have been taking classes via the school from home - though to varying degrees of success.
Duchess Catherine recently opened up about a comic reality of homeschooling, telling This Morning during an interview that Prince George has a tendency to get, er, slightly distracted.
"George gets very upset because he just wants to do all of Charlotte's projects. Spider sandwiches are far cooler than literacy work!" she told the the hosts Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield.
Princess Charlotte will likely return to physical classes before Prince George. (Getty)
She also reiterated that the school had been incredibly forthcoming when it came to looking after its pupils throughout the crisis - particularly given the uncertainty around everything.
"It is difficult, it's hard to explain to a five and a six, nearly seven-year-old, what's going on," she explained.
"But the schools are being great at supporting them as well. Hard times, but we've got the support out there I think."
And with some semblance of movement back towards normality, it seems Charlotte and George will be well equipped to transition into school life once again before long.
Watch this space!
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