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Prince George and Princess Charlotte are shown together on a photo of Kensington Palace last Sunday

Princess Charlotte will join Brother Prince George at Thomas & Battersea from September

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Prince George and Princess Charlotte are shown together on a photo of Kensington Palace last Sunday

Prince George and Princess Charlotte are shown together on a photo of Kensington Palace last Sunday

Princess Charlotte will join her older brother Prince George at the same £ 6,000 school per month from September, Kensington Palace announced today.

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge revealed that they are planning to send their four-year-old daughter to Thomas & Battersea in South West London.

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George, six, has been in school for two years, while his sister – who was four on May 2 – has been to Willcocks Nursery in Kensington since last January.

Simon O & # 39; Malley, director of Thomas & Battersea, said: & We are delighted that the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have decided that Princess Charlotte will join her older brother, Prince George, at Thomas & # 39; s Battersea. We look forward to welcoming her and all our new students to the school in September. & # 39;

The school was chosen by Prince William and Kate for George because & # 39; he was suitable for him & # 39 ;.

Helen Haslem, head of primary school, greets Prince George and the Duke of Cambridge at Thomas & Battersea in London on September 7, 2017, starting his first day of school

Helen Haslem, head of primary school, greets Prince George and the Duke of Cambridge at Thomas & Battersea in London on September 7, 2017, starting his first day of school

Helen Haslem, head of primary school, greets Prince George and the Duke of Cambridge at Thomas & Battersea in London on September 7, 2017, starting his first day of school

Students from Thomas & Battersea in south-west London are offered after-school activities including fencing, philosophy, gardening and pottery.

Students from Thomas & Battersea in south-west London are offered after-school activities including fencing, philosophy, gardening and pottery.

Students from Thomas & Battersea in south-west London are offered after-school activities including fencing, philosophy, gardening and pottery.

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The website says it is a & # 39; busy, thriving, goal-oriented school & # 39; is that a & # 39; rich and broad curriculum & # 39; offers.

Pupils are offered after-school activities including fencing, philosophy, gardening and pottery.

Ballet and roof terrace at Thomas & Battersea

  • Thomas & # 39; s London Day Schools is a group of independent, co-educational preparatory schools in Battersea, Clapham, Fulham and Kensington.
  • It was founded in 1971 when actress Joanna Thomas, a mother of three, started a kindergarten in a church hall
  • Thomas & # 39; s Battersea branch was opened in October 1990
  • The school has 540 pupils between the ages of four and thirteen
  • It is located in a monumental building – once a gymnasium founded in 1700 – with facilities such as a playground on the roof, a theater, a ballet room and pottery rooms.
  • The most important rule is to be friendly, while other core values ​​are courtesy, trust and humility
  • Former students are Florence Welch (from Florence & The Machine), model Cara Delevingne and her sisters, Poppy and Chloe

Last year it was reported that the Cambridges may not take their children to & # 39; traditional & # 39; secondary schools such as Eton.

A source was quoted as saying: & # 39; They would like George to spread his wings as a child and will never do what people expect from them when it comes to their children. & # 39;

William and Kate have bypassed the traditional royal feeding schools in favor of Thomas & Battersea, which is just across the River Thames from Kensington Palace.

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The co-educational prep school is located in an old high school in an area called & # 39; Nappy Valley & # 39; due to popularity with well-to-do young families – mostly bankers, journalists and & # 39; tasty mummies & # 39 ;.

Thomas is proud of a & # 39; completed education & # 39; with as much emphasis on friendliness as academic results – although many of the 540 boys and girls aged four to thirteen go to public schools such as Eton.

Society Tatler says it is populated by & # 39; intrusive professional parents & # 39 ;.

However, the Good Schools Guide describes it as & # 39; competitive & # 39; and chosen by parents who want & # 39; the best education money can be purchased & # 39 ;.

All children must learn an instrument and there are two pottery rooms.

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