The move of the Cambridges from London to Windsor is preparing and with it, the start of the school year. Between beekeeping, scuba diving and themed evenings, zoom in on the Lambrook School, the new school of Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis.
After no less than six visits, Kate and William have chosen their children’s new school. It’s official, Princes George and Louis and Princess Charlotte will now be educated at Lambrook School, Kensington announced on Monday, August 22, 2022. Located just a fifteen-minute drive from Adelaide Cottage, where the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, are preparing to move in, the school is preparing to welcome the couple’s three children from Thursday, September 8, 2022.
The director of the establishment said he was « delighted » to count the three great-grandchildren of Elizabeth II among his students. An enthusiasm shared by Kate and William who assured, in a press release, to be « happy to have found a school for their three children which shares the same ethics and the same values as Thomas’s Battersea [l’ancienne école des deux aînés, ndlr].
A large white stucco mansion surrounded by 21 hectares of parkland, Lambrook School has its own cricket, football, golf and rugby pitches, as well as a 25-metre swimming pool, as indicated by the DailyMail. The facility is also equipped with performing arts and dance studios. Something to delight the three new recruits who will have plenty of time to develop their sporting and artistic talents.
With quarterly tuition fees amounting to 8,300 euros for George, 7,650 euros for Charlotte and 5,200 euros for Louis, the little Cambridges will be able to enjoy extra-curricular activities of all kinds such as scuba diving, beekeeping as well as Harry Potter themed evenings, continues the British daily. Prince George is following Year 5 lessons this year, the equivalent of French CM1. Princess Charlotte enters at Year 3 level, corresponding to CE1. Prince Louis joins the Nursery. All should follow a complete and varied curriculum, including lessons in English, mathematics, French, history and geography. The only particularity of the establishment: lessons are compulsory on Saturday mornings.
A prestigious school
Lambrook’s motto: to give students « the wings to fly » by ensuring that they grow into « confident, open, intelligent and creative young people ». With a 100% pass rate in the Common Entrance exam – a test that assesses the eligibility of 13-year-old applicants to prestigious institutions – Lambrook School promises a bright academic future for George, Charlotte and Louis. Perhaps they will later join Eton College, like their father. Are we the one from Marlborough, like their mother?
For now, the children of Kate and William are following in the footsteps of Princes Christian Victor and Albert of Schleswig-Holstein, two grandchildren of Queen Victoria, who also attend school at Lambrook. The British sovereign went to school punctually, from Windsor, to attend their cricket matches and their shows. Something to give ideas to Elizabeth II…