A deeper look into the royal family
education, and how their firm principles were preserved or amended.
In the wake of little princess Charlotte’s first day of nursing school and Prince George’s first day of school at Thomas’s Battersea, the world just got a little bit more interested in everything revolving the royal family.
Thus far, Charlotte’s older brother George
was pre-schooled at Westacre Montessori School.
Take a look at the list below and learn just how strict is the British monarchy in terms of education:
1. Prince William
Back in 1985, Prince William reluctantly attended Mrs. Mynor's Nursery School in Notting Hill Gate.
In his youth, William attended the all-boys
boarding school, Eton College. He was also the first to break the rules, as up
until that time, all royal males were known to attend Gordonstoun School in
Finally, William concluded his university education at the University of St Andrews, and scored a Masters of Arts degree in geography.
2. Prince Harry
The more rebellious royalty, also known as Prince Harry did not fancy school whatsoever. Therefore, he found a last resort in serving the military.
Although Harry went to both Jane Mynors' and the Wetherby School in London, he attended Ludgrove and Eton as well.
3. Duchess of Cambridge Catherine
Back in the day, Kate Middleton attended local private school St Andrew's, settled in Pangbourne, Berkshire.
As a total incognito at the time, Kate continued her education at the co-ed Marlborough College in Wiltshire.
4. Her Majesty and Prince Philip
Despite ongoing practice of attending well-established schools, both The Queen, Princess Elizabeth, and her sister Princess Margaret were home-schooled.
Queen Elizabeth was not afraid to get down and dirty when World War II commenced and joined the Auxiliary Territorial Service to become a professional mechanic.
On the other hand Prince Philip enrolled in an American school in Paris. From there on, he attended Cheam School in Hampshire, England.
5. Prince Charles and Princess Diana
Prince Charles was one of the rare royals to follow the educational pattern. He attended the Hill House School in West London and went on to study at Cheam.
Furthermore, Charles enrolled in Gordonstoun in Scotland.
Charles proceeded with his education at Cambridge
and University College of Wales. As the first royalty holding a university
degree, Charles took home a Master of Arts degree from Cambridge. Finally, he
decided to join the British Armed Forces.
Diana wanted to be a ballerina and was home-schooled during her younger years. She found herself studying at Riddlesworth Hall boarding school, which was not fit to her character.
Afterwards, she went to West
Heath Girls' School in Kent. Finally, she moved to Switzerland and studied at
the Institut Alpin Videmanette.