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Princess Charlotte attends 'traditional nursery school' with 'high standards' and 'good manners'

Article By: Sue Learner

Princess Charlotte began attending The Willcocks Nursery School in London on 8 January, confirm the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's Christmas family photo. Credit: Chris Jackson/Getty

The nursery school, which charges termly fees of £3,050 for morning sessions and £1,800 for afternoon sessions, says its ethos is ‘high standards, excellence and good manners’.

The nursery school is in Kensington close to Kensington Palace.

A spokeswoman for The Willcocks Nursery School said: "We are delighted that The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have chosen the Willcocks Nursery School for Princess Charlotte. We look forward to welcoming Charlotte to our nursery in January."

The Willcocks Nursery School was founded in 1964 by Diana Willcocks and is currently owned and run by the headmistress, Lavinia Taylor.

Its last Ofsted inspection was in 2012 when it was rated Outstanding. Inspectors found that children made ‘excellent progress in all areas of learning’. Children had ‘good relationships with staff and each other’ and they were ‘exceptionally well-behaved’.

Princess Charlotte was born on 2 May 2015 at St Mary's Hospital in Paddington, London, weighing 8lb 3oz. As the second child of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge she is fourth in line to the throne.

Her full name is Charlotte Elizabeth Diana and she is formally known as Her Royal Highness Princess Charlotte of Cambridge.

In September, Charlotte's four-year-old brother Prince George, started at Thomas's Battersea, an £18,000-a-year prep school.

The Duchess of Cambridge is currently expecting the couple's third child, which is due in the spring. lists over 12,500 nurseries. To search for a nursery in your area click here


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