The Duchess of York helped to make her daughter Princess Beatrice feel “secure” during her school years. Fergie’s friend Lizzie Cundy explained Beatrice went to St George’s school in Ascot, Berkshire, close to where her parents live. Speaking to the Channel 5 documentary, Beatrice and Eugenie: Pampered Princesses?, she noted Beatrice’s dyslexia was the reason for this.
Narrator Glynis Barber said: “Beatrice would later speak movingly of the condition for the charity, Made by Dyslexia.
“Upending royal tradition, it was decided to keep Beatrice at a local school in nearby Ascot.”
Ms Cundy said: “I think Sarah felt it was very important that Beatrice was made to feel very secure and that her mum was just round the corner if needed.”
Beatrice created the virtual message for the charity Made By Dyslexia which aims to “help the world properly understand, value and support dyslexia”.
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The Princess said her condition made learning “very challenging” at school”
She said: “The reason I am so passionate about dyslexia is because of being a dyslexic person myself.
“I feel like I really understand that we have a responsibility to change the narrative around what we are delivering to young people in the classroom.
“I was very lucky, I got to go to a school that was very nurturing and very supportive.
“But I would describe the actual day-to-day learning side of things as very challenging.”
Beatrice, who is the patron…