Schools chosen to cook for The Queen

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Ricky went to see the first round of the competition

Buckingham Palace has chosen the 16 schools who'll be finalists in their cook for The Queen competition.

The competition was the idea of the Duchess of Cornwall, wife of Prince Charles, and the finalists were chosen from 208 entries across the UK.

Each school's special menu, created to mark the Diamond Jubilee in June, will now be judged by Royal Chef Mark Flanagan.

Four schools will then be selecected to serve up their dish to Her Majesty.

The entrants were judged on several important points including how much research the pupils did, and whether they used local produce.

During the first round, Ricky went to see some of the Scottish schools taking part.

They were lucky enough to meet the Duchess of Cornwall, who we know by her real name of Camilla, when she paid them a visit.

The 16 schools in the next round are:

Ashcombe Primary School from Weston-super-Mare, Barnby Road Academy from Newark, Brae High School from Shetland, Cape Cornwall School near Penzance, Dedham CE Primary School from Colchester, Carr's Glen Primary School from Belfast, Eton End School from Datchet, Gresham's Prep School from Holt in Norfolk, Highfield School (special needs) from Wakefield, Latimer Arts College near Kettering, Longhill High School from Brighton, Pencombe Primary School from Hereford, Roos Church of England Primary School from Hull, St Columba's Primary School from Oban, Sun Hill Junior School from Winchester, Eastington Primary School from Gloucestershire