Lady Louise, 17, saw her GCSEs interrupted by national lockdowns induced by Covid. But Prince Edward, 57, revealed in February how the situation was “like chalk and cheese” for his two children as Louise’s younger brother James, 13, “frankly thinks that being at home and online is fantastic “.
“The eldest Louise, she had her GCSEs cut off last year,” he said.
“So we’ve been through all this pain of seeing it all suddenly taken away and so she’s having a bit of a hard time with e-learning because she would much rather be with everyone.”
The Earl of Wessex added: “I have to say the semester came just at the right time as it was very interesting the frustrations that were starting to kick in – and I think we weren’t the only family to have been through this. .
“I count our blessings that we are lucky where we are.”
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Lady Louise, who is said to be studying English, history, politics and theater at A level, is said to be a £ 30,465 per year pupil at St Mary’s School in Ascot.
The independent school, which is said to have also educated the Duke of Kent’s granddaughter, Lady Amelia Windsor, and Princess Margaret’s granddaughter, Lady Margarita Armstrong-Jones, is located just 5 miles from the home of Wessex’s Bagshot Park.
Looking ahead to Louise’s future, her mother Sophie Wessex, 56, told The Times: “She works hard and will do A-Levels.
“I hope she goes to college.
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Princess Beatrice, 33, graduated with a 2: 1 degree in History and History of Ideas from Goldsmiths University in London.
Beatrice’s younger sister Princess Eugenie, 31, took it a step further while studying at Newcastle University.
Princess Anne’s children Peter Phillips and Zara Tindall both attended Exeter University in Devon.
Prince Harry, 37, who spent some time in California following the Megxit, is the only of the Queen’s grandchildren not to attend college.
Instead, the Duke of Sussex traveled to the Royal Military Academy in Sandhurst for ten months of officer training.