Prince Harry tells school pupils he's 'not sure how much longer exams will be around'

Francesca Specter
Yahoo Style UK deputy editor
Prince Harry attends a school assembly with Year 11 students, during his visit to Nottingham Academy. [Photo: Getty]

Prince Harry told students he’s “not sure how much longer exams will be around” during a visit to Nottingham school to mark World Mental Health Day.

The Duke of Sussex, 35, was shown a list of the exams pupils at Nottingham Academy are required to take, during a school assembly with Year 11 pupils at the institution.

“I'm not sure how much longer exams will be around to be honest”, Harry told the students, adding they could look forward to Christmas once the exams were over.

He told one pupil “exams are not much fun” but added he was sure pupils were “right on top of it”, according to the MailOnline.

Prince Harry meets students during a visit to Nottingham Academy. [Photo: Getty]
Prince Harry during his visit to Nottingham Academy to mark World Mental Health Day. [Photo: Getty]

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The duke previously visited Nottingham Academy in 2017, together with then-fiancée Meghan Markle.

Harry himself didn’t perform particularly well at school. He gained a B in Art and D in Geography in his A-levels, which he completed at Eton College.

He took a gap year in Australia before beginning his career in the Army at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst in May 2005.

Meanwhile, Prince William gained an A in geography, a B for history of art and a C in biology, when he left the same college in 2000.

Following a gap year, he then enrolled at the University of St Andrews in 2001, where he met his now-wife Kate Middleton.

Prince Harry joins a Reluctant Readers Session with Barney the therapy dog during his visit to Nottingham Academy. [Photo: Getty]

Along with his school visit, Prince Harry also visited a Community Recording Studio in Nottingham yesterday, where he conversed with club members.

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Yesterday also saw the launch of Prince Harry’s joint mental health campaign with Ed Sheeran.

The video clip was shared yesterday on the @SussexRoyal Instagram account. It centres on a comic misunderstanding, before going on to reveal the serious message behind the collaboration, urging viewers to look after themselves and “anybody who might be suffering in silence.”