Due to the coronavirus pandemic, Prince William and Kate Middleton have been self-isolating at their home in Norfolk with their three children. During quarantine, the Royal couple wanted to thank teachers and essential workers. They decided to video chat a school in Burnley, one of the several schools that have stayed open to serve the children of essential works during the coronavirus pandemic. 

“Children from across the Trust have been taking part in Easter crafting activities during the holiday period and during the call showed The Duke and Duchess portraits of their key worker parents and explained why they were proud of them,” said in a statement from Kensington Palace. 

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“We just want to say a huge thank you to you guys and well done in keeping it all going. Please pass on many messages of support for all the staff and all the volunteers- they’re doing a great job,” William said during the video call.