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Prince Harry spends the day with school children in London

The Duke of Sussex spent Tuesday convincing school children to eat their greens during a visit to a south London youth club.

Prince Harry played with children and served them nutritious meals in support of the StreetGames "Fit and Fed" initiative, which seeks to provide healthy food and free physical activities to kids during school holidays.

The Prince met with teachers and volunteers at the Streatham Youth Centre, who organised trampolining and Jiu-jitsu sessions for the children during half term.

Figures show that 73% of the poorest families cannot always afford to feed their children during the school holidays, with three million children and young people affected across the UK, and 700,000 in London.

The closure of youth centres and the need for more facilities for young people is a subject that Prince Harry has spoken passionately about in the past. On his most recent visit, the prince described youth centres as places where children can feel safe to discuss their concerns, which are exacerbated by technological advancements.

Last year alone, the programme put on over 300 sessions for more than 15,000 people across the country, dishing up 146,260 meals for those attending.

As he left, Harry was handed a giant teddy bear by the children as a present for his future son or daughter.