The children of Prince Philippe of Belgium and his wife, Princess Mathilde, have begun the new school year for 2011-2012. Prince Philippe is the eldest child of King Albert II and Queen Paola. Prince Philippe and Princess Mathilde took their children, Princess Elisabeth (b. 2001), Prince Gabriel (b. 2003), Prince Emmanuel (b. 2005), Princess Eleanore (b. 2008), to their school, Sint Jan Berghmans College.
Prince Philippe and Princess Mathilde take their children on the first day of school at Sint Jan Berghimans College, September 2011 (photo: Mark Renders/Getty Images)
The Belgian royal children, accompanied by their parents, walk to school at the start of the new school year, September 2011 (photo: Mark Renders/Getty Images)
Prince Gabriel, Prince Philippe, Prince Emmanuel, Princess Elisabeth, Princess Mathilde and Princess Eleanore of Belgium, September 2011 (photo: Mark Renders/Getty Images)