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Princess Ingrid Alexandra supports her classmates during home-schooling

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Members of the student council making phone calls. Princess Ingrid to the middle-right. Photo: Uranienborg school.

Home-schooling is unfamiliar to most students, and it can be difficult to find motivation, and most of the students miss their classmates. To show some compassion and support for her fellow students during this time, Princess Ingrid Alexandra, and the other student council representatives at Uranienborg School in Oslo, chose to call their fellow students.

They did this just to check on each other and making sure everyone has someone to talk to. Princess Ingrid Alexandra has been active in her school’s student council, and this shows just how much the Princess cares about her fellow students.

Princess Ingrid Alexandra’s participation in her school’s student council became known after the school posted a photo of members of the student council calling their fellow students. The school reported that the princess was among 20 student council representatives who called more than 200 students to talk about how they are doing.

According to the school, the students shared many of the same thoughts about the situation. Many of the students said that they think it is sad that they cannot see their friends. It is also very difficult to find the motivation to do school work when sitting at home. Most of them also miss having a routine and being able to go to school and having leisure activities afterwards.

Since 13 March, all schools in Norway have been closed, and the teaching has been done digitally at each student’s home due to the Coronavirus. It is uncertain when the students can return to school, but from this week, the 1st to 4th grade starts again. The rest of the children may not attend school until August.

Princess Ingrid Alexandra of Norway attended her very first day at Uranienborg school in August 2019. From 2014 to 2019, the Princess has been enrolled at Oslo International School in Bekkestua. Prior to this, from 2010 to 2014, she attended Jansløkka School in Asker. Uranienborg school is located in west Oslo, around 530 metres from the Royal Palace. The school is a combined children’s and secondary school with more than 600 pupils.



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Senior Europe Correspondent Oskar Aanmoen has a master in military and political history of the Nordic countries. He has written five books on historical subjects and more than 700 articles for Royal Central. He has also interview both Serbian and Norwegian royals. Aanmoen is based in Oslo, Norway.