In news that should have you falling off your chair and wondering what the hell you’ve been doing for the last three – maybe four – years of your life, Prince George has started school.
The third-in-line to the throne has started his first year in mixed prep at Thomas’s Battersea.
The private, south London primary school is one of the most prestigious in the city and charges more than $10,000 a term, according to the 2017 Tatler Schools Guide.
That translates to a whopping $30,000 a year.
That’s not including the four-year-old’s uniform, which is sold via high-end British department store John Lewis and will set the couple back $553.947 for the year.
That includes the Summer and Winter uniform (yes, he’ll still get to rock his trademark shorts and long socks), sport kit, art smock and rucksack. Optional – but recommended – extras include a scarf, gloves and hat.
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Thomas’ has been described by the Good Schools Guide as: “A big, busy, slightly chaotic school for cosmopolitan parents who want their children to have the best English education money can buy.”
In his reception year, the little Prince will study subject areas including ‘personal, social and emotional development’, communication and language, physical development, literacy, mathematics, ‘understanding the world’ and expressive arts and design.