Kate Middleton delighted school children as she greeted them with high fivesduring a surprise visit inHullyesterday.
The Princess of Wales, 41, approached a crowd of screaming pupils before joking ‘is anyone in lessons?’ a video shared to TikTok shows.
After leaving the Allam Sports Centre,where she joined a training session with the World Cup-winning England wheelchair rugby squad, the royal headed to a local school.
While there she high-fived pupils and told them she ‘had to come say hi’ because she ‘saw them waving’.
A sporty looking Kate Middleton delighted school children as she greeted them with high fives during a visit to Hull today
The clip was shared on TikTok by 13-year-old Howard who delightedly wrote: ‘Princess Kate came to my school’.
In the clip, dressed in sports kits, Kate approaches the children and jokes:’Is anyone in lessons?’
She then adds: ‘Oh, it’s lunch time. I came back because I saw everyone here waving me off and I said I wanted to come and say hi to all of you.
‘I am in my gym kit, I have been trying out wheelchair rugby, has anyone had a go at that?.’
After one person asked: ‘Kate can I have a high five please?’ The princess high fived the crowd, even with bandaged fingers after injuring them on a trampoline a few weeks ago.
Earlier in the dayshe headed to meet Disability Rugby League players, where she joined a training session with the World Cup-winning England wheelchair rugby squad.
The mother-of-three chatted with team members before a young boy innocently sneaked behind her to tickle her waist.
After causing a moment of alarm, the Princess turned around to see it was a cheeky rugby player having a bit of fun.
The Princess of Wales, 41, approached the screaming kids before joking ‘is anyone in lessons?’ in TikTok video
In the video Kate can be heard saying: ‘Is anyone in lessons? Oh, it’s lunch time. I came back because I saw everyone here waving me off and I said I wanted to come and say hi to all of you’
Kate quickly introduced herself to the enthusiastic player and shook his hand, while she beamed at him.
The clip started with Kate in a sweet conversation with a squad member after greeting him with a handshake.
But another player quickly stole the limelight by exclaiming ‘boo’ and tickling the Princess’ waist.
After the initial shock, Kate quickly found light in the situation and turned to shake the hand of the young gentleman with a wide grin across her face.
The interaction was just one of the many fun moments the royal enjoyed during her action-packed engagement today.
And she was certainly dressed for action: while Kate has been opting for sophisticated suits lately, she instead wore her navy Rugby League polo shirt and tracksuit bottoms with white trainers for the occasion.
But despite her casual attire, Kate still brought the glamour with perfectly coiffed hair and a pretty make-up look.
The Princess seemed completely in her element as she wheeled around with the World Cup winning squad
The rugbyplayer exclaimed ‘boo’ before tickling the Princess’ waist from behind- causing quite the shock
After meeting the players, the royal joined in and played in a match – despite still having a hand injury from trampolining with her children. Her affected hand was wrapped in bandages.
Before heading to the court, the Princess told a team member: ‘I’m worried about my finger, but willing to try.’
The bandages appear to be a precaution from her injury earlier this month – when she damaged her fingers trampolining with Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis at their home in Windsor.
But she certainly gave it her all, getting so caught up in the action during a match that she almost crashed into one of the posts, putting her arms out to brace herself from the impact.
Showing off her sporty side, the royal didn’t let her apparent injuries stop her as she got into the game.
The royal first ran around and passed the ball the rugby team, before having a go at the wheelchair game with the England Wheelchair Rugby League – and quickly celebrated a score.