The Duchess of Cambridge goes casual for Robin Hood Primary School

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The Duchess of Cambridge Catherine visited Robin Hood Primary School to celebrate 10 years of the Royal Horticultural Society Campaign for School Gardening.

The Duchess of Cambridge goes casual for Robin Hood Primary School
Kensington Palace

Royal Horticultural Society Campaign for School Gardening programme provides children with gardening opportunities to enhance their skills & boost development. Duchess of Cambridge herself is a passionate gardener.

The Duchess of Cambridge goes casual for Robin Hood Primary School
Kensington Palace

On arrival, The Duchess was welcomed by a group of eager school children with beautiful flowers.

The Duchess of Cambridge goes casual for Robin Hood Primary School
RHS

The Duchess of Cambridge was briefed on the RHS national campaign and the many benefits of gardening to young people by RHS manager Alana Tapsell.

Catherine joined children at the Sensory Garden in some bulb planting, that has been supported by RHS and has been shown to benefit children’s physical and mental well-being.

The Duchess of Cambridge visited Robin Hood Primary School
KensingtonRoyal

After planting daffodil (Narcissus ‘February Gold’) and fritillary (Fritillaria meleagris) bulbs with children The Duchess moved to the Outdoor Learning area.

Here children are taught how to whittle to make bug homes. These tasks help build life skills such as confidence, teamwork and communication.

The Duchess of Cambridge goes casual for Robin Hood Primary School
Kensington Palace

When the homes are completed they form part of ‘Bug-Ingham Palace’.

The Duchess of Cambridge goes casual for Robin Hood Primary School
Kensington Palace

To celebrate the 10th anniversary of the RHS campaign, The Duchess of Cambridge cut a cake and congratulates all the teachers, volunteers, and pupils at Robin Hood on their hard work in the garden.

During the outing, Catherine said, “I’ve got such fond memories of being in the garden and being outside from my own childhood and I’m sharing that with my own children George and Charlotte”.


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For the freezing cold activity, Duchess brought the best of casuals together today. The Duchess of Cambridge wore a trusty Barbour Ladies Waxed Defence Jacket. The jacket is not available anymore but similar styles can be bought on Nordstrom.

The Duchess of Cambridge wore Barbour Ladies Waxed 'Defence' Jacket
Barbour Ladies Waxed ‘Defence’ Jacket

The Duchess paired the jacket with her black Temperley London Honeycomb Tunic Sweater and black skinny jeans.

Duchess of Cambridge Temperley London Honeycomb Tunic Sweater
Temperley London Honeycomb Tunic Sweater

Today again we saw the comeback of Penelope Chilvers Long Tassel Boots that remained a loyal part of The Duchess’ closet for more than a decade. They can be bought on Penelope for £475.00.

Duchess of Cambridge Penelope Chilvers Long Tassel Boots
Penelope Chilvers Long Tassel Boots

Duchess finished her look with Kiki ‘Lauren’ Yellow Gold Pave Diamond Leaf Earrings.

Duchess of Cambridge Kiki 'Lauren' Yellow Gold Pave Diamond Leaf Earrings
Kiki ‘Lauren’ Yellow Gold Pave Diamond Leaf Earrings

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