Britain's young Prince George is getting ready to go to nursery school in January, Kensington Palace announced Friday as a new photo of the royal family was released.
George will begin attending the Westacre Montessori School Nursery in Norfolk, 110 miles north of London, before the end of January, the palace said.
The prince is nearly 2½ years old. He has been raised largely out of the public eye although he has on occasion traveled with his parents.
The nursery says it looks forward to welcoming George.
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It says "he will get the same special experience as all of our children."
A family photo released on Friday shows Prince William, his wife Kate, and their children Prince George and Princess Charlotte. The photo was taken in October in the palace gardens.