Kate Middleton has revealed she harboured a dream of becoming a teacher.
During a visit to her old school yesterday, she confessed that she enjoyed her time so much at St Andrew's, a private school, she told her mother she wanted to return as a member of staff.
And she said she and her sister Pippa kept guinea pigs at the school in Pangbourne, Berkshire, with one named Pip after her sibling while the other took Kate's school nickname of Squeak.
The Duchess of Cambridge described her feelings about her 10 years at the school during a short speech to open a new artificial hockey pitch.
Later, her hockey skills were on full show when she joined a group of year eight 12-year-olds for a training session in an Alexander McQueen frockcoat and calf-length boots.