Duchess of Cambridge speaks candidly about leaving Prince George at the school gates in Place2Be speech

Kate Middleton made her second public appearance in two days at the Place2Be School Leader’s Forum [Photo: Getty]

This afternoon, the Duchess of Cambridge attended the Place2Be School Leader’s Forum in London to deliver an inspiring speech on children’s mental health.

And Kate Middleton opened up about her own personal experiences of taking son Prince George to school.

She told the audience, “As a mother, just getting used to leaving my own child at the school gates, it is clear to me that it takes a whole community to help raise a child. Whether we are school leaders, teachers, support staff or parents we are all in this together.”

Kate donned a burgundy dress by Goat for the event [Photo: Getty]

The Duchess of Cambridge continued: “Collaborating with experts like yourselves, we’re looking at providing easy access to information and practical tools to support teachers, parents and children feel comfortable talking about their mental health. We are all here today because we share the belief that every child deserves the chance to fulfill their potential.”

For the event, Kate Middleton dressed her blossoming bump in a plum-hued tunic dress by Goat.

And for those wishing to invest in her highly-coveted maternity wardrobe, the winter staple is still available online for £480. The Duchess of Cambridge accessorised the look with a small Mulberry clutch and block heels.


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