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Kensington Palace shares photos of Princess Charlotte as she starts nursery school

Proud mum Kate took the shots

Princess Charlotte has officially started at her prestigious nursery school, and her parents have marked the occasion as all parents do – with adorable photos.

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Princess Charlotte started nursery school today (Credit: Kensington Palace via Twitter)

It was announced in December that Princess Charlotte would be attending Willcocks school.

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A spokesperson for the school said at the time, “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.”

Today marked the Princess’s first day at the school – and the Palace marked the occasion by sharing photos of her dressed and ready to learn.

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The Palace shared two images to their twitter account (Credit: Kensington Palace via Twitter)

They shared two images on Twitter, featuring Princess Charlotte wearing a red coat and matching shoes.

The post read, “The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are very pleased to share two photographs of Princess Charlotte at Kensington Palace this morning.”

The tweet was followed by confirmation that the pictures had been taken by Kate Middleton as she sent her daughter off to school for the first time.

“The images were taken by The Duchess shortly before Princess Charlotte left for her first day of nursery at the Willcocks Nursery School.”

The school is just over a ten minute walk from Prince William and Kate’s home at Kensington Palace.

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge arrive at St Marks Englefield with Prince George and Princess Charlotte. The family were also accompanied by Michael and Carol Middleton, James Middleton, Pippa Middleton and her fiance James Matthews. Featuring: Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, Catherine Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton, Prince George, Princess Charlotte Where: Englefield, United Kingdom When: 25 Dec 2016 Credit: WENN.com
The family are preparing to welcome their third child (Credit: WENN)

Charlotte’s older brother and future King of England, Prince George is reported to be returning to Thomas’ Battersea school next week.

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The royal children are preparing to welcome a sibling, with the Duchess due to give birth to her third child in April.