Chefs at a school in Essex, rebuilt following a fire in 2012, are hard at work preparing a special menu for the Queen and Prince Philip.
Her Majesty and the Duke of Edinburgh are visiting Felsted School to celebrate its 450th anniversary and the completion of a new boarding house.
The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh will have lunch in the Common Room Dining Room before meeting students and staff.
The school choir will also sing a specially-composed anthem, to mark the anniversary.
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