The Queen and Prince Philip visit Essex

The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh are in Essex today visiting Chelmsford Cathedral and Felsted School.

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Royal visit to newly rebuilt school

The school has to be rebuilt after the 2012 fire. Credit: ITV News Anglia

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 aftermath of the fire. Credit: ITV News Anglia

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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