Proud Patron of Place2Be The Duchess of Cambridge opened new Headquarters


Proud Patron of Place2Be The Duchess of Cambridge opened new Headquarters
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Today, The Duchess of Cambridge Catherine officially opened the new headquarters of Place2Be in London. Place2Be is one of the earliest patronages and close to Duchess’s heart.

Proud Patron of Place2Be Duchess of Cambridge opened new Headquarters
Place2Be

Place2Be provides emotional and therapeutic support to children in schools, working alongside school leaders, teachers and parents.

The new headquarters will provide state-of-the-art training facilities, enabling Place2Be to train more counsellors, teachers, school leaders, and a new home for our research & evaluation teams.

Proud Patron of Place2Be Duchess of Cambridge opened new Headquarters
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Ahead of the engagement, Kensington Palace said,” The Duchess will use the visit to learn more about the training provided and research conducted by Place2Be around children’s mental health, which is key part of her work to support mothers, teachers and parents in order to ensure children have the best possible start in life.”

The Duchess of Cambridge Catherine officially opened the new headquarters of Place2Be in London
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At the center, The Duchess of Cambridge met with the staff and more about the work and facilities. The new building will become a hub for excellence in children’s mental health, driving progress through evidence-based practice, professional development, and research.

Proud Patron of Place2Be Duchess of Cambridge opened new Headquarters
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Throughout the morning, the guests and supporters had been getting hands-on experience of Place2Be and The Art Room’s work. Place2Be was merged to another patronage of  The Duchess – The Art Room this January.

Proud Patron of Place2Be Duchess of Cambridge opened new Headquarters
Place2Be

The Art Room provides a group work intervention in schools using creativity and art to improve the wellbeing of pupils experiencing emotional or behavioral difficulties.

The merging was one of the initiatives took by the Royal Foundation to provide a common platform to their charities to collaborate and do bigger goods.

The Duchess of Cambridge, Catherine, then joined a roundtable with members of Place2Be’s Research and Evaluation team, and the independent Research Advisory Group
Place2Be

The Duchess of Cambridge, Catherine, then joined a roundtable with members of Place2Be’s Research and Evaluation team, and the independent Research Advisory Group.

The Duchess got a chance to join pupils from nearby Albion Primary School who were taking part in an exercise on ‘friendship’ which is part of the latest training for school-based counseling
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The Duchess got a chance to join pupils from nearby Albion Primary School who were taking part in an exercise on ‘friendship’ which is part of the latest training for school-based counseling.

Duchess Kate officially opened the new center of excellence by unveiling the plaque marking her visit
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Duchess Kate officially opened the new center of excellence by unveiling the plaque marking her visit.

Speaking to officially open their new center today, The Duchess of Cambridge, who is Patron of Place2Be, praised everyone for their work to support school leaders and parents, and for being at the forefront of efforts to give every child the best start in life and said, “In my years of working with all of you at Place2Be, I have seen at first hand the leadership you provide: you are at the forefront of efforts to give every child the very best start in life”.

Speaking to officially open their new center today, The Duchess of Cambridge, who is Patron of Place2Be, praised everyone for their work to support school leaders and parents
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For the visit, Duchess chose to bring back the elegant Seraphine Marlene dress she debuted in Oslo last month.

The Duchess of Cambridge of Cambridge wore Seraphine Marlene Dress in 2018
Seraphine Marlene Dress

Seraphine described the dress as, “Worn by the Duchess of Cambridge, Seraphine’s Marlene Maternity Cocktail Dress is a true statement piece, perfect for special occasions. The soft woven skirt sweeps elegantly to the knee, creating a flattering A-line silhouette that’s perfect before, during, and after pregnancy. The stunning lace bodice is lined in a comfortable stretch jersey, while the elegant long sleeves are made in stylish peek-a-boo lace, with subtle bell detailing at the cuffs. Velvet ribbon detailing at the empire waist, cuffs, and collar complete the look.”

The Duchess of Cambridge wore her Stuart Weitzman Power Pumps
Stuart Weitzman Power Pumps

Duchess Kate paired the outfit with Stuart Weitzman Power pumps.

The Duchess of Cambridge wore her Mulberry Bayswater clutch
Mulberry Bayswater clutch

Catherine carried her Mulberry Bayswater clutch and finished look with Sapphire and Diamond Earrings.

The Duchess of Cambridge wore her Sapphire and Diamond Earrings
Sapphire and Diamond Earrings

On Monday we will see The Duchess with Her Majesty and other members of the Royal Family at Commonwealth Day Service.


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