Even royals use Zoom to work during pandemics, Kensington Palace would like the world to know. The Palace announced this evening that the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge did an engagement using Zoom to video call teachers and students at Casterton Primary Academy. Kate Middleton dressed up for the occasion, wearing a yellow shirt and dangle earrings. Her Zoom makeup was on point.
“In conversation with…Casterton Primary Academy,” Kensington Palace wrote on its Instagram. “Teachers across the UK are dedicating their time to keeping schools open for the children of key workers and vulnerable children. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge called teachers and school staff at Casterton Primary Academy to thank them for their hard work and dedication – and to wish the children a very Happy Easter 🐣”
Call footage included a lot of laughs, student greetings, and plenty of bunny ears. ‘Tis the season, with Easter just around the corner.
Kate and William have been working from home in the weeks since the end of March, as most of the United Kingdom social distances.
They revealed at the end of March that they have been in close contact with their patronages, working to support others during the coronavirus pandemic. “Self-isolation and social distancing can pose huge challenges to our mental health—in recent weeks The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have been in regular contact with organizations and patronages to understand the issues they are facing during this difficult time,” their Instagram captioned one shot of William and Kate taking calls from their office.
The couple is believed to be staying with their children in Anmer Hall, their Norfolk home.