This is why George and Charlotte don’t go to the same school

2018-01-16 14:19

Cape Town - So Princess Charlotte started pre-school recently – but not, as royal watchers expected, at the same school as her big brother.

What gives?        

Well, apparently the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge were just mightily impressed by Willcocks Nursery School, their choice for little Charlotte (2).

“They chose that nursery because they thought it would be an ideal first step for Charlotte’s education and they were impressed by the team who work there,” a royal source told People magazine.

It’s also much closer to the family’s Kensington Palace home being just a 10-minute drive, whereas four-year-old George’s school, Thomas’s Battersea, is further away.

“Charlotte will be attending five days a week in the mornings only, so going further away in London would mean she would spend half her day on the commute,” an insider told US Weekly. “Not something a child would want!”

The insider also revealed that Wills and Kate loved the school, which is set in a church hall, “because it’s a traditional nursery with high standards.”

Meanwhile a review of Thomas’s Battersea in the latest issue of The Good Schools Guide describes it as “a big, busy, slightly chaotic school for cosmopolitan parents who want their children to have the best English education money can buy”.

Sources: People magazine, US Weekly, Hello!, The Good Schools Guide

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