Prince William and Kate Middleton set for HUGE change to their weekends – details

Sophie Hamilton

September sees a fresh start for the duke and Duchess of Cambridge and their three children as they move to the Windsor estate and enroll Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Ludwig in a new school.

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The private co-educational Lambrook School in Berkshire near Ascot is the Cambridge children’s new school schooland in addition to an extensive academic and sporting program during the week, there are also commitments at the weekend.

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Yes, it looks like William and Kate’s weekends are about to change for the foreseeable future, as Lambrook requires his prep students to attend on Saturdays as well.

Four-year-old Prince Louis, who is in pre-prep, is escaping Saturday school for the time being, but it appears his siblings Charlotte and George will have to attend.

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The Cambridge Children

According to Lambrook’s website, “Saturday School is held each week, followed by an afternoon of sporting events for all students in Year 5 and up.”

So it seems that both Charlotte and George have to be at school every Saturday morning, while George, who is in 5th grade, will also have Saturday afternoon sporting events.

The school’s website says of its sports offering: ‘At the prep level, students compete in football, rugby, hockey, track and field, netball and cricket. Cricket and soccer are both compulsory for our girls now and we’ve had some fantastic successes in those disciplines.” Lambrook also offers golf, lacrosse, trampolining, badminton, squash, tennis, swimming, basketball and skiing.

Prince William and Duchess Kate with their daughter Princess Charlotte

With Monday to Saturday now reserved for school, the Cambridge family only have Sundays off together, which doesn’t leave much time to go away for the weekend. We know the five like to take breaks at their hideaway, Anmer Hall, in Norfolk.

One saving grace, however, is the long school vacations that come with private education.

At Lambrook, students have three weeks off at Christmas, three at Easter and two months in the summer – as well as their shorter mid-term break – so we’re sure the Cambridges will use this time to enjoy holidays together.

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