Family: Prince William and Kate Middleton's kids prepare for big nanny change when they move house

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Kate Middleton and Prince William are preparing to move from Kensington Palace to Adelaide Cottage in Windsor in the next few weeks. They will move with their three children, Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis, The Mirror reports.

The family are set to move out of Kensington Palace in the coming weeks © Getty Images The family are set to move out of Kensington Palace in the coming weeks

The children will see a number of changes in their lifestyle when the move to Windsor, where they will be closer to the Queen, as their new home will be much smaller than their vast Kensington Palace apartment. And a particularly significant change in their day-to-day lives will be that their nanny will not be moving with them.

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Nine-year-old George, Charlotte, seven, and four-year-old Louis are used to having Norland nanny Maria Borrallo living with them, but when they move she will live elsewhere. Maria will continue to be employed by the Cambridges, according to reports, and will "remain a key figure in the children's lives".

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She joined the family when Prince George was just eight months old and has helped look after the future King and his siblings ever since.

The family's Kensington Palace apartment had five bedrooms and five reception rooms, whereas Adelaide Cottage is said to have four bedrooms and be located in a more secluded area than Kensington Palace.

The children are expected to attend the same school as each other in Berkshire. Currently, George and Charlotte go to Thomas's Battersea school in London, but it is believed they will move to Lambrook School from September, with their little brother set to join them in too, as he will be old enough to start school in September.

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Kate and William rarely speak about their family life, but Kate's uncle opened up about their plans earlier this month. Gary Goldsmith told The Sun that it was busy time for his niece, but something that she and William are ready for.

He said: " William and Kate are going to have their hands full this summer as they move home to be nearer the Queen and settle the kids into a new school. But I think they are ready for the next chapter in their lives."

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