In a couple of months Prince George will turn three, so it's no surprise that his father Prince William is already thinking about post-nursery education. On Tuesday, William revealed that he is already looking for schools for his first-born.
The Duke was speaking to patients as he visited the Royal Marsden Hospital in London in his capacity as president. He met one woman Kathryn England, who asked him how his children George and Charlotte were doing.
William, 33, replied that they were "noisy" but "lovely" and that he was "just trying to sort out schools now".
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Prince William said that his children George and Charlotte were "noisy" but "lovely"
Kathryn said of the meeting: "He said they were fine. He said his household is very noisy at the moment. He said he was looking at schools – I suppose for George he would be."
George will be one of the youngest in his school year, given his birthday in July, and he will start school in September 2017 after he turns four.
He has been attending the local Westacre Montessori nursery in Norfolk, just a short drive from his family's country mansion Anmer Hall, which is located on the Queen's Sandringham Estate.
The Prince also revealed that he was "just trying to sort out schools now"
Prince William and his wife Kate decided to raise their children outside of the capital, but the couple still use their base at Kensington Palace when in London. It's not known whether they would want to send their children to a local school in Norfolk, or whether they would want to move back to London.
As a young boy William attended Mrs. Mynors' Nursery School in Notting Hill, followed by the pre-preparatory Wetherby School, also in London.
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William and designer Ralph Lauren were visiting the Royal Marsden Hospital
William opened up about his children during his visit to the Royal Marsden Hospital. He was accompanied by Ralph Lauren and the designer's wife Ricky Anne Loew-Beer in touring a new breast cancer research centre. The centre has been named after Ralph following his generous donation.
Speaking about his decision to help fund the facility, Ralph said: "A good friend of mine in America had breast cancer. She said I haven't got any support from anyone and I said 'I'm going to help you'.
"She didn't make it but I got hooked into really feeling very strongly about breast cancer. I have a daughter and a wife and it's a family situation. Your mother might have it or your sister might have it but the family goes through it so it involves everybody."
Ralph made a generous donation to the new breast cancer research centre
The designer even joked about touring the centre with William, saying: "He goes wherever I go, I go wherever he goes, I follow him."
The pair visited the laboratories and met members of the research and clinical teams. They also stopped by the Medical Day Unit, which looks after patients such as Kathryn who are participating in trials supported by research undertaken at the centre.
William became president of the hospital in 2007. He took over from his late mother Princess Diana, who held the role from 1989 until her death in 1997.