Royal family GCSE results – What Kate Middleton, Prince Harry and the rest of the royals got in their exams – The Sun

FOLLOWING months of hard work and a long summer waiting to find out what their future holds, teenagers across the UK will finally get the results of their GCSE exams today.

And even members of the Royal Family aren't exempt from endless revision and exam stress – but just how well did they fare in their GCSES?

Prince William

While most students in the UK are encouraged to take at least five subjects for their Year 11 exams, Prince William finished school with an impressive 12 GCSES.

The second-in-line to the throne studied at Eton College from Year Seven and stayed at the school for his A-Levels, where he achieved an A in geography, A in History of Art and C in Biology.

After years of hard work, Wills took a much-needed gap year and went backpacking through Kenya before attending St Andrews University to study Geography in 2001.

During his time at university, William met his future wife Kate Middleton and graduated with a 2:1.

Prince Harry

Prince Harry followed in his brother's footsteps by also attending Eton College – but wasn't quite as academic.

The Duke of Sussex still took 11 GCSEs and went on to achieve a B in Art A-Level and a D in Geography.

Unlike his brother, Prince Harry decided not to go to university and joined the Army after finishing school and took tours of Afghanistan.

Kate Middleton

The Duchess of Cambridge completed her GCSEs with flying colours when she was a student at Marlborough College in Wiltshire.

Like her brother-in-law, Kate achieved 11 GCSEs.

In her A-Levels, A* student Kate bagged an A in Maths, an A in Art and a B in English, before graduating from St Andrews University with a 2:1 in History of Art.

Princess Beatrice

Another brainy member of the Royal Family, Princess Beatrice achieved nine GCSEs.

Beatrice got two A*s in History and Drama as well as As in French and Art.

In her remaining five subjects, Beatrice got straight Bs and her mother Sarah Ferguson said her eldest daughter was "feeling relieved and really happy".

Princess Eugenie

Similarly to Kate Middleton, Princess Eugenie also studied at Malborough College.

Taking her GCSES only a couple of years after her sister, Eugenie also took nine GCSEs.

Achieving strikingly similar results, Eugenie got two A*s, four As and three Bs.

Meghan Markle

Having grown up in America, Meghan Markle didn't have to study for GCSEs but would have undertook SATs to get into college.

Although it is not known what she achieved in her end-of-school exams, Meghan graduated with a double major in Theatre and International Relations from Northwestern University in 2003.

Prince Charles

When Prince Charles was at school, the British education system was entirely different to how it is now.

As avid watchers of The Crown will already know, the heir to the throne went to the boarding school Gordonstoun in Scotland where his father Prince Philip had also attended.

Prince Charles was a student there during the 1960s and left the school with five O-levels.

The main difference between O-Levels and GCSEs was that the former had negative marking, meaning that students could be deducted marks for bad handwriting or factual errors.

Prince Charles achieved two A-Levels, a B in History and C in French and went on to Cambridge and bagged a 2:2 in History.

The Queen

The Queen has never sat an academic exam and therefore didn't take any GCSEs or O-Levels.

It's reported that Her Maj spent most of her childhood being home schooled for just an hour and a half each morning before spending the rest of the day playing, dancing and singing.

She also received lessons on constitutional history to prepare for her role as monarch.

Professor Kate Williams, author of Young Elizabeth told Good Housekeeping: "The Queen’s father had disliked school and her mother thought it was more important to have fun.

"The lack of a formal education didn't harm her as she's naturally analytical and something of an autodidact, as well as being hardworking – which we know now is just as important as raw brainpower."

In more Royal Family news, down-to-earth Meghan Markle had a Pinterest board for her wedding makeup and was a "chill" bride on the day, her BFF Daniel Martin has revealed.

Plus, The Queen's corgis are fed "in order of seniority" – and each has their own specially devised menu.

And Prince George and Princess Charlotte play "shopkeepers" with nan Carole Middleton at Party Pieces.

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