Duchess joins in school singalong


Duchess of Cambridge joins in school sing-a-long during Edinburgh visit

Media captionThe Duchess of Cambridge joins in singing and acting to a sing-a-long at an Edinburgh primary school

The Duchess of Cambridge has taken part in a sing-a-long on a visit to an Edinburgh school.

Catherine – who is also known as the Countess of Strathearn in Scotland – is visiting three school-based charities in the Scottish capital.

Her first visit was to St Catherine”s Primary where she joined an assembly.

The school is one of 28 in Scotland where counsellors from children”s mental health charity Place2Be to support pupils having difficulties.

Pupils presented her with a quaich, a Scottish toasting cup, after she sang along to children”s song Welcome Everybody.

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The Duchess of Cambridge leaves St Catherine”s Primary School in Edinburgh after a visit to the Place2Be charity

The duchess, who is the charity”s patron, told pupils: “I think everybody should start their morning like that. Have a wonderful day.”

Later, she is due to join Andy Murray”s mother Judy at a tennis workshop in Edinburgh.

Catherine is said to visiting three charity projects linked to causes close to her heart.

Place2Be works in schools in some of the most disadvantaged areas of Glasgow and Edinburgh.

It provides support and therapy to pupils in need, including those who have experienced a family breakdown, bereavement or domestic abuse.