Royals All About Princess Charlotte's New School Uniform (and First Day Hairdo!) Charlotte made her uniform debut in the school's summer style By Stephanie Petit Stephanie Petit Stephanie Petit is a Royals Editor, Writer and Reporter at PEOPLE. People Editorial Guidelines Published on September 5, 2019 04:51 AM Share Tweet Pin Email Princess Charlotte had perfect marks when it came to her first day of school style. The 4-year-old royal stepped out for her first day of school at Thomas’s Battersea on Thursday, joining big brother Prince George at the $23,000-per-year private school some three miles from the family’s Kensington Palace home. Charlotte made her uniform debut in a navy dress over a white blouse covered by a navy sweater bearing the school’s logo in red. She completed the look with white ankle socks and her navy Mary Jane shoes from Amaia. She also added a personal touch to her backpack: a sequined unicorn keychain! Press Association via AP Images Mom Kate Middleton was also looking stylish in her Michael Kors floral printed dress, which she also wore to Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s wedding rehearsal! She and Prince William carried their children’s backpacks as they made their way to the school’s entrance. Princess Charlotte, Kate Middleton, Prince George and Prince William. Press Association via AP Images As the weather gets colder Princess Charlotte will switch from ankle socks to red tights with a navy dress over a red turtleneck, paired with her cardigan or jacket. (There’s an option to purchase waterproof trousers for “woodland adventure trips.”) Thomas’s Battersea students also have a sports uniform for gym class — consisting of a shirt T-shirt paired with either navy sweatpants or shorts with a sweatshirt bearing the school’s name. Once students know their house, they can wear that color T-shirt for gym class. (Lawrence House is yellow, Becket House is blue, Hardy House is green and More House is red.) Aaron Chown - WPA Pool/Getty Images Will Princess Charlotte Use Her Royal Title at School? Here’s What She’ll Be Called by Teachers For dance class, female pupils are required to wear their sports uniform with “pink ballet shoes and pink ballet socks.” Princess Charlotte rocks a number of adorable hairstyles, and her first day of school was no exception. Mom Kate styled her daughter’s hair in a simple low ponytail accessorized by a small navy bow. Princess Charlotte. Aaron Chown - WPA Pool/Getty Images When Kate Middleton invited the Queen Elizabeth to her “Back to Nature” garden in May, she wore her hair in a playful, braided, half-updo — seemingly inspired by the style worn by Charlotte during her visit to the garden the previous day. Matt Porteous/Kensington Palace; SUZANNE PLUNKETT/REX The little princess made another hair statement at Trooping the Colour in June, sporting two different styles. Fans got their first glimpse of the day at Charlotte when she peeked out a Buckingham Palace window, catching a view of the gathering crowds with brothers Prince George and Prince Louis. In the shots, the princess is seen sporting her hair pulled back in a half-up ‘do complete with a blue bow on top of her head. Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty; Chris Jackson/Getty Can’t get enough of PEOPLE’s Royals coverage? Sign up for our newsletter to get the latest updates on Kate Middleton, Meghan Markle and more! However, Princess Charlotte‘s style had changed by the time the royal family emerged on the balcony to watch the flypast. She was now sporting two braids that met in the back and tied with the same bow.