The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have decided that the young Prince George will attend the private Battersea school St Thomas’s in September. The school is relatively close to the family home at Kensington Palace.

The duke and duchess said they were “delighted” to have found a school for their son – the third in line to the throne.Prince George who’s  four in July.

The school’s headmaster, Ben Thomas, said he was “honoured” to welcome the prince as a pupil.

He said: “We greatly look forward to welcoming him and all of our new pupils to the school in September.”