Little Prince George might be carrying out this royal family tradition when he turns eight.
While the oldest son of Prince William and Kate is set to turn seven this month, his parents are considering the possibility of sending him off to boarding school next year, Express UK reports.
This a tradition which was carried out by both Prince Harry and Prince William who attended Ludgrove School in Berkshire, England when he was eight-years-old.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have a year to decide before the young Prince turns eight, about whether or not they’ll be sending him to boarding school, Cosmopolitan reported.
While Ludgrove School is a royal tradition, it also likely that Prince William and Kate might weigh the pros and cons of sending their son to boarding school considering the pandemic royal expert Ingrid Seward revealed.
“I doubt the royals will have to go on any waiting lists, so they won’t need to rush their decision,” Ingrid said speaking to OK! News.
She further added that she royal pair will most likely opt for having their children closer to home following Prince William's confession to having experienced childhood trauma and wanting to prioritise mental health.
“I think they’ll wait to see how the children’s personalities develop, and take into consideration whether or not they would be happy to live away from home,” she explained.
“Having experienced terrible trauma in his own childhood, William is very tuned in to his children’s mental health. I think William and Kate’s view will be, if the children are happy in their school, why change things?”
Prince George and his younger sister have spent the last three months being home-schooled during the lockdown.
“We’re used to seeing the royals breaking with tradition these days so it won’t be a huge shock if they do things their way,” Ingrid added.
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