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Prince William and Kate Middleton will accompany Prince George on his first day of school at Thomas's Battersea. Pictured: William, Middleton, George and Princess Charlotte attend a Christmas Day service at St. Mark's Church in Englefield on Dec. 25, 2016. Getty Images/Andrew Matthews

Prince William and Kate Middleton's son, Prince George, is going to school.

On Tuesday, Kensington Palace confirmed that Prince George, 4, will be attending his first day of school at Thomas's Battersea in London on Sept. 7. Prince William and Middleton will be present for their tot's milestone and accompany him on his first day of school, People reported.

"The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, accompanying Prince George, will be met on arrival at the school by the Head of Lower School, Helen Haslem, who will then escort Their Royal Highnesses to Prince George's reception classroom," the statement read.

The publication noted that Middleton and Prince William also took George to his first day of nursery school in January 2016 at the Westacare Montessori School in Norfolk. In fact, the royal couple shared adorable photos of their son wearing his backpack.

According to Vanity Fair, many were surprised with Middleton and Prince William's choice of school. Initially, it was expected that Prince George will be attending Wetherby, an exclusive prep school in Notting Hill where Princes William and Harry studied.

Prince William and Middleton agreed that co-ed is the best choice for their son. "Their Royal Highnesses are delighted to have found a school where they are confident George will have a happy and successful start to his education," the palace said in a statement.

The school principals of Thomas's Battersea were very happy to welcome George. "This is clearly a significant moment for their family and most certainly for Thomas's," they said in a statement. "Like so many parents, the Duke and Duchess have put a great deal of thought into the choice of their eldest child's first 'big school.'"

The principals added that Middleton and Prince William want the school to keep their values and ethos. The royals would like for them not to change anything as they want their son to receive and enjoy the same education as the other pupils.

On their website, Thomas's Battersea is described as "a busy, thriving, purposeful school, educating 560 boys and girls between the ages of four and 13." The school encourages their pupils to "be kind." They also teach core values like courtesy, confidence, humility and generosity.

Aside from this, the institution offers a rich and broad curriculum that includes art, ballet, drama, ICT, French, music and P.E. All of the classes are taught by specialist teachers. Children usually join at the age of 4 and leave when they are 11 or 13.

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