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Royal visit as Queen visits Berkshire college

The Queen visits the Holyport College Credit: ITV Meridian

The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh have been visiting a Berkshire college today.

During the visit to Holyport College they toured classrooms, a science laboratory, a boarding house and the dining area.

The Queen will unveil a plaque to mark the visit and the official opening of Holyport College.

Holyport College is an all-ability, co-educational day and boarding school for students aged 11 to 19 years.

It is a state-funded 'free school,' which opened in September 2014. The first pupils entered the school in Years 7 and 9, and the school will include a Sixth Form.

Holyport College visit Credit: ITV Meridian

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School prepares to welcome Royal visitors Credit: ITV news

The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh are visiting Berkshire today. They're due to take a tour of Holyport College near Windsor where they'll meet staff and pupils. The Royal Party will visit classrooms, a science laboratory, a boarding house and the dining area. The Royal Party will then move to the College sports hall, where The Queen will unveil a plaque to mark the visit and the official opening of the school.

Holyport College is a co-educational day and boarding school for students aged 11 to 19 years. It is a state-funded 'free school,' which opened in September 2014. The first pupils entered the school in Years 7 and 9, and the school will include a Sixth Form. Nearby Eton College is the school's academic sponsor, bringing educational experience and pastoral expertise to Holyport College. Pupils from Holyport College are able to use some of Eton's facilities, notably for sport. A number of pupils and staff from Eton College will be present during the visit.

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