Princess Charlotte: How Kate Middleton makes sure her daughter stands out in school


PRINCESS CHARLOTTE, five, is back at school after being homeschooled by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge since lockdown measures were introduced in March.

Prince William and Kate, Duchess of Cambridge’s two eldest children have both returned to school. Prince George, seven, and his younger sister Princess Charlotte, five, attend the Thomas’s Battersea school in southwest London. Prince Louis, two, is expected to start nursery in the new year.

Charlotte started the school last September and is now in Year 1.

Prince George, who is two years older than his sister, has begun Year 3.

The school reopened last week after closing for most pupils during the height of the coronavirus lockdown in the UK.

When young Charlotte first started school in 2019, Kate made sure her daughter’s appearance stood out.

Princess Charlotte

Princess Charlotte has returned to school and Kate makes sure her daughter stands out (Image: GETTY)

Princess Charlotte

Princess Charlotte and her brother Prince George attend Thomas’s Battersea school in London (Image: GETTY)

As the Duchess of Cambridge walked her daughter to class on her first day, a small, sparkly unicorn keyring could be spotted on Charlotte’s navy backpack.

The charms, which can be found on Amazon for as little as £65 per keyring, come in different colours, including pink like Charlotte’s.

Princess Charlotte has previously been revealed as a huge fan of unicorns and was last year seen carrying a unicorn purse.

TY confirmed the purse came from them, writing on Instagram: “If you’ve ever wondered whether or not you have good taste in accessories, you can now be certain that you’re just as impeccably accessorised as the royal family!

Princess Charlotte

Princess Charlotte is a big fan of unicorns (Image: GETTY)

Princess Charlotte

Princess Charlotte’s navy backpack had a pink unicorn keyring hanging from it (Image: GETTY)

“Princess Charlotte used her very own #tyfashion wristlet to cheer on her daddy at a polo match! We’re still completely star struck.”

The £19,287-a-year private school has been missed by Prince William and Kate, who have previously expressed desperation for their children to have as “normal” childhood as possible.

In May, after homeschooling her two eldest for a couple of months, Kate said: “The children have got such stamina.

“You pitch a tent, take the tent down again, cook, bake.

“You get to the end of the day—they’ve had a lovely time, but it’s amazing how much you can cram into a day, that’s for sure.”

Kate also shared that things were getting a little competitive between Charlotte and George.

Apparently George was getting a bit jealous over his younger sister’s “homework.”

She told ITV’s This Morning: “It’s so true. George gets very upset because he wants to do all of Charlotte’s projects … making spider sandwiches is far cooler than literacy work.

Prince William and Kate Middleton

Prince William and Kate Middleton met in 2001 (Image: EXPRESS)

“I’m sure you’re experiencing the same yourselves with your families and things, but we’re stuck with homeschooling again.”

The Duchess of Cambridge added: ”It’s unprecedented times, but we’re fine.

“In some ways, I suppose we’ve got a lot more contact, a lot more FaceTime than perhaps you would have done before, but it really is difficult.

“It’s hard to explain for a 5- and a 6-, nearly 7-year-old what’s going on, but the schools have been great in supporting them as well.”