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Kate Middleton Wears $242 Orla Kiely Shirt Dress for School Visit

Celebrity Style Feb. 21, 2012 AT 8:51AM
Kate Middleton Wears $242 Orla Kiely Shirt Dress for School Visit Credit: Samir Hussein/WireImage.com

She graduated with a degree in art history, so it's no surprise that Kate Middleton has became a patron of The Art Room.

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Wearing a $242 Birdie jacquard shirt dress by Irish designer Orla Kiely and Aquatalia boots, the Duchess of Cambridge, 30, visited students at Rose Hill Primary School in Oxford, England, Tuesday. Inside the classroom, Middleton wore an apron that read "Miss Catherine" on the front as children worked on the poem "The Owl and The Pussycat."

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The Art Room aims to build disadvantaged children's self-esteem, self-confidence and independence through art. It is one of five charities that Middleton became a patron of in January 2012. See more pictures of Kate visiting Rose Hill Primary School.

On Monday, it was announced that Middleton's father-in-law, Prince Charles, 63, will visit Norway, Sweden and Denmark from March 20-27. The trips mark the beginning of his official overseas celebrations of The Queen's Diamond Jubilee, where Charles and Camilla Parker-Bowles will be guests of the Sovereign Head of State.

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It will be Charles' first official visit to Sweden, though he has visited privately in the past, and Parker-Bowles' first official visit to all three countries.

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