LAST year during a busy Welsh tour Kate Middleton was taken by surprise when she was reunited with two of her former school teachers in amongst an excited crowd.
The Duchess of Cambridge was taught by Kevin Allford and wife Denise Evans-Allford at prep school during her teens – and it has now been revealed that her ex-classmates from that time include a TV star, photographer and businesswoman.
Kate Middleton bumped into her old school teachers, Kevin Allford and wife Denise Evans-Allford, in Wales last year
Kate, 39, attended £16,000-a-year St Andrew’s Pangbourne in Berkshire when she was 13 – and the couple revealed they hadn’t seen her since she had returned briefly aged 14 to visit brother James, 33, with sister Pippa, 37.
Denise – who taught PE, and coached the royal mum-of-three in netball – insisted she “hasn’t changed at all” while her husband, who taught French and German, added that she was “in such a wonderful class of girls and they got on so well together”.
According to the Daily Mail, the former school friends of the Duchess – pictured with her in an old snap wearing summer uniform in the grounds of their alma mater – have all gone down very different paths.
They include Zoe de Turberville who went on to study music at Cardiff University, before gaining a teaching qualification in the subject in Cambridge.
The Duchess of Cambridge (pictured, far left, with teacher Kevin Alford and five classmates) attended St Andrew’s Prep aged 13
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