Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton

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Kate Middleton, aka Catherine Duchess of Cambridge, showed her baby bump in a chic dress during a visit to a London elementary school, where she met with students and officially named its new Clore Art Room on Wednesday.

The 33-year-old pregnant wife of Prince William sported a 450 pounds sterling ($683) 3/4-sleeve, loose-fitting, navy Madderson London "Naomi" frock with a navy, white and pink embroidered tweed-patterned trim, dark tights and 4-inch pumps. After photos of her were posted online, the company's website crashed. A Facebook message cited "exceptionally high traffic volumes."

Teachers and faculty members at Barlby Primary School rose as the duchess entered a room and they and their students, dressed in cerulean blue uniforms, clapped loudly as she made her way across a stage, waving at the kids. A video was posted on the new Instagram page of Kensington Palace, the official residence of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.

 

The Duchess of Cambridge receives a very warm welcome from the children at Barlby Primary school

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During her visit, several students presented Kate with a small chair decorated with stamps. She and husband William are parents to a 1-year-old son, Prince George.

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton

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Barlby Primary School students had made flags containing drawings of the duchess and also created for her a colorful welcome banner.

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At the event, Kate was also joined by artist and fellow Art Room charity patron Grayson Perry.

Kate is a patron of the Art Room charity, which helps children and teenagers who suffer from emotional and behavioral difficulties through art therapy. Its programs have been implemented in eight other schools in the United Kingdom. The duchess' visit marks the official naming of Barlby Primary School's Clore Art Room, which opened on Oct. 1 and offers therapeutic support to its students as well as pupils of the nearby Oxford Gardens Primary School between ages 5 and 11.

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton

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See more photos from the duchess's visit below.

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