Kate Middleton
Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge, his wife Kate Middleton, Prince George and Princess Charlotte arrive to attend the morning Christmas Day service at St Mark's Church in Englefield, near Bucklebury in southern England, Dec. 25, 2016. REUTERS/Andrew Matthews/Pool

The Kensington Palace has revealed Kate Middleton and Prince William's plans for 2017, which will focus on more royal duties and spending more time with their children. On Friday, the palace released a statement announcing that the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will move to London this fall.

The royal couple will be relocating from their Norfolk country home, Anmer Hall, to settle in the Kensington Palace. The house in Norfolk was gifted to the royal couple by Queen Elizabeth II when her grandson and Middleton got married in 2011. They made it their official home in 2014 before which the house underwent a more than $6.5 million renovation.

“Their Royal Highnesses love their time in Norfolk and it will continue to be their home,” the statement from the palace read. “From this autumn, however, the Duke and Duchess will increasingly base their family at Kensington Palace. As they have in recent years, their royal Highnesses are keen to continue to increase their official work on behalf of the Queen and for the charities and causes they support, which will require greater time spent in London.”

The decision for the move was also made as the couple's children, Prince George, 3, and 20-month-old Princess Charlotte, will attend school in London. Prince George is currently enrolled at Westacre Montessori School in Norfolk.

“Prince George will begin school in London in September, and Princess Charlotte will also go to nursery and eventually school in London as well,” the statement said.

The statement did not reveal where the two royal children will attend school, but previously reports claimed that the Wetherby Pre-Preparatory School, where Prince William and Prince Harry were both enrolled, may be an option.

Meanwhile, Prince William also announced that he will end his role as a pilot with the East Anglian Air Ambulance this summer, following a two-year commitment.

“It has been a huge privilege to fly with the East Anglia Air Ambulance,” he said in the statement. “Following on from my time in the military, I have had experiences in this job I will carry with me for the rest of my life, and that will add a valuable perspective to my royal work for decades to come.”

The statement also revealed that the public will see more of Middleton and Prince William as they carry out their charity work and other royal duties.

However, Middleton's “primary role is as a mother and, as any family with children starting school will know, this year will be a significant one,” a royal source told People magazine.