Duchess Kate reunites with her former school teachers in Wales

By Heather Cichowski, with files from Danielle Stacey

Duchess Kate received a visit from two very special people when she was in Wales with Prince William on Feb. 4. It turned out two of her former teachers, who she hadn't seen for more than 20 years, had turned out to say hello!

While stopping by Joe's Ice Cream Parlour in The Mumbles, the Duchess of Cambridge bumped into Denise Evans-Alford and Kevin Alford.

The husband and wife taught at St Andrew's prep school in Pangbourne, Berkshire when Kate was a student. According to HELLO! UK, Mr. Alford taught French and German and Mrs. Evans-Alford was her netball coach!

Kate reconnects with her former school teachers! Photo: © Arthur Edwards - WPA Pool/ Getty Images

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It might have been a couple of decades since Denise and Kevin tutored Kate, but they shared a tender moment. And photographers were able to capture it! The mom of three revealed that the lessons she learned while attending St Andrew's prep school still affect her today.

"I want to instil in my children what I learned at St Andrews," Kate reportedly told her former teachers.

What a special moment! Photo: © Arthur Edwards - WPA Pool/ Getty Images

The heartfelt meeting left the couple giving Kate glowing compliments.

"Kate hasn’t changed at all, you can tell," Kevin said afterwards, according to HELLO! UK. "We saw her once when she came back to school, when she was 14, and we haven't seen her since.

"Obviously, we've been following her career. She was in such a wonderful class of girls and they got on so well together."

Kate attended St Andrews, along with younger siblings Pippa Middleton and James Middleton, until she turned 13. She also went to Downe House and Marlborough College. She eventually chose the University of St. Andrews in Scotland for her post-secondary education, where she famously met future husband William!

Prince William and Kate enjoyed sampling ice cream while at Joe's Ice Cream Parlour. Photo: © Arthur Edwards - WPA Pool/ Getty Images

While visiting Joe's Ice Cream Parlour the duke and duchess got to taste yummy frozen treats. They also enjoyed quality time with children, which included chatting with them and having a colouring session.

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge had a busy day of touring, which included visits to the RNLI Mumbles Lifeboat Station, Tata Steel, the UK's largest steel plant, and the Bulldogs Development Centre.

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