The Duke of Cambridge wanted to familiarise his eldest two children with the layout.
Just like Prince George is always spotted wearing shorts, Princess Charlotte has also developed her very own style staple: baby doll dresses.
From Prince Harry's first day at nursery to Prince Charles' first day at college, look back at these archive photos of royals starting school ahead of Princess Charlotte's big day at nursery.
The Duchess of Cambridge's love of the arts is well documented. She studied art history at the University of St Andrews and after marriage became patron of two of London’s most prominent artistic institutions.In recent years, the Duchess has also become a photography enthusiast, sharing personal photographs of her children on special occasions, from birthdays to first days of school.