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Princess Charlotte to begin a £15,000-per-year nursery next year

Kensington Palace has announced that Princess Charlotte will begin nursery school in January.

The two-year-old royal will attend Willcocks Nursery School, located a short distance from Kensington Palace.

The nursery said in a statement: “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.”

In this undated handout image provided by Kensington Palace, Willcocks Nursery School in London, which will be attended by Princess Charlotte from January, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have announced. (Photo by Kensington Palace via Getty Images)
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On their first day, the nursery children to bring a photo or toy with them to school, and likewise, they are told to take a picture of their teacher back home with them.

Parents pay £3,050 a term for mornings sessions and a further £1,800 for afternoons. Kensington Palace has said that Princess Charlotte will attend full time, but they declined to comment on whether or not she would be attending the morning or afternoon session. The spring term starts on 4 January.

The image shows the picture used for the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s 2017 Christmas card showing the royal couple with their children Prince George and Princess Charlotte. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Kensington Palace/Getty Images)

Along with the announcement, the Duke and Duchess released a new family photo taken by Chris Jackson of Getty Images earlier this year at Kensington Palace. The photograph will be used on their 2017 Christmas card.

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