While visiting the Connor Downs Academy, the Duchess of Cambridge and the First Lady also take part in a roundtable discussion on early childhood education.
AceShowbiz -Kate Middleton has met Jill Biden for the first time. To welcome the First Lady in the United Kingdom for the G7 Summit, the Duchess of Cambridge invited her to have a tour school together at the Connor Downs Academy that works with kids who have experienced trauma.
On Friday, June 11, the 39-year-old royal and the wife of Joe Biden visited children aged four and five in the schools’ Reception Class. In the clip obtained by Daily Mail, the First Lady could be seen greeting the students, “Hello!” before quipping, “They’re scared to death.”
After they were welcomed by the kids’ teachers, Kate and Jill helped to teach the students about landmarks in G7 countries, including Buckingham Palace. Jill could also be seen holding up a picture of the White House as she spoke to the pupils.
Speaking about the impact of education early on in life, The First Lady explained, “It’s very important to the foundation.” She added, “As a teacher at the upper levels if they don’t have a good foundation they fall so far behind. This is amazing to see how far advanced they are.”
During the meeting, Kate and Jill also joined the school’s “animal cadets” to help feed rabbits outside. They later participated in a roundtable discussion with a number of representatives to discuss female empowerment, children and early education.
In the event, the wife of Prince William looked elegant in a red fuchsia midi dress from Alexander McQueen that she paired with a L.K. Bennett handbag and matching shoes. As for the First Lady, she wore a white dress under a L’Agence pink blazer.
Jill and her husband Joe, meanwhile, are scheduled to meet Queen Elizabeth II for tea at Windsor Castle on Sunday June 13 after the G7 concludes. “Joe and I are both looking forward to meeting the Queen,” the First Lady said on Thursday. “That’s an exciting part of the visit for us.”
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