Princess Beatrice's sister Eugenie may be coming to New York City soon, but the elder royal is deepening her roots in Britain's charity scene.

Beatrice attended the Trinity Academy School's opening in Halifax on Friday, skipping out on Royal Ascot festivities to visit a children's hospice instead. Wearing a smart blazer and a bright blue skirt, the 24-year-old watched students perform a musical number and sat in on some classes... and demonstrated her skillful reflexes, as she nearly dropped a curtain when pulling it aside to reveal a commemorative plaque, but caught it just in time.

In a speech, Beatrice said, "I wish I came to a school like this." We're sure the student body would agree -- who wouldn't want to be classmates with the stylish princess? Click through the slideshow below to see Beatrice in action in Halifax!

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  • Princess Beatrice visit to Halifax

    Princess Beatrice delivers her speech to the pupils and staff during a visit to Trinity Academy school in Halifax, which she officially opened this morning.

  • Princess Beatrice visit to Halifax

    Princess Beatrice during her visit to the Forget Me Not Children Hospice in Huddersfield.

  • Princess Beatrice visit to Halifax

    Princess Beatrice gives the thumbs up after watching a musical performance before officially opening Trinity Academy school in Halifax.

  • Princess Beatrice visit to Halifax

    Princess Beatrice during a visit to Trinity Academy school in Halifax, which she officially opened this morning.

  • Princess Beatrice visit to Halifax

    Princess Beatrice during her visit to the Forget Me Not Children Hospice in Huddersfield.

  • Princess Beatrice visit to Halifax

    Princess Beatrice reacts after accidently pulling off the curtain rail after officially opening Trinity Academy school in Halifax.

  • Princess Beatrice visit to Halifax

    Princess Beatrice hands over the curtain rail after she pulled it off accidentally as she officially opening Trinity Academy school in Halifax.

  • Princess Beatrice visit to Halifax

    Princess Beatrice poses for photographs with children and families at the end of her visit to the Forget Me Not Children Hospice in Huddersfield.

  • Princess Beatrice visit to Halifax

    Princess Beatrice unveils a sculpture at the end of her visit to the Forget Me Not Children Hospice in Huddersfield.

  • Princess Beatrice visit to Halifax

    Six year old Jawad Mukhtar from Batley, smiles after presenting Princess Beatrice with some flowers at the end of her visit to the Forget Me Not Children Hospice in Huddersfield.

  • Princess Beatrice visit to Halifax

    Princess Beatrice unveils a sculpture at the end of her visit to the Forget Me Not Children Hospice in Huddersfield.

  • Princess Beatrice visit to Halifax

    A wristband on the hand of Princess Beatrice during her visit to the Forget Me Not Children Hospice in Huddersfield.

  • Princess Beatrice visit to Halifax

    Princess Beatrice during her visit to the Forget Me Not Children Hospice in Huddersfield.

  • Princess Beatrice visit to Halifax

    Princess Beatrice during her visit to the Forget Me Not Children Hospice in Huddersfield.

  • Princess Beatrice visit to Halifax

    Princess Beatrice during a visit to Trinity Academy school in Halifax, which she officially opened this morning.

  • Princess Beatrice visit to Halifax

    Princess Beatrice is greeted by hundreds of school children during a visit to Trinity Academy school in Halifax, which she officially opened this morning.

  • Princess Beatrice visit to Halifax

    Princess Beatrice arrives for a visit to the Forget Me Not Children Hospice in Huddersfield.

  • Princess Beatrice visit to Halifax

    Princess Beatrice stands behind PE students as they watch a video during a lesson, before she officially opened Trinity Academy school in Halifax..

  • Princess Beatrice visit to Halifax

    Princess Beatrice reacts after watching a musical performance before officially opening Trinity Academy school in Halifax.

  • Princess Beatrice visit to Halifax

    Princess Beatrice arrives to look at the sports hall before officially opening Trinity Academy school in Halifax.

  • Princess Beatrice visit to Halifax

    Princess Beatrice arrives for a visit to the Forget Me Not Children's Hospice in Huddersfield.

  • Princess Beatrice visit to Halifax

    Princess Beatrice watches as pupils take part in a science lesson during a visit to Trinity Academy school in Halifax, which she officially opened this morning.

  • Princess Beatrice visit to Halifax

    Princess Beatrice watches pupils from the school's cheer leading groups perform during a visit to Trinity Academy school in Halifax, which she officially opened this morning.

  • Princess Beatrice visit to Halifax

    Princess Beatrice watches as pupils take part in a science lesson during a visit to Trinity Academy school in Halifax, which she officially opened this morning.

  • Princess Beatrice visit to Halifax

    Princess Beatrice watches pupils from the school's cheer leading groups perform during a visit to Trinity Academy school in Halifax, which she officially opened this morning.

  • Princess Beatrice visit to Halifax

    Princess Beatrice during a visit to Trinity Academy school in Halifax, which she officially opened this morning.

  • Princess Beatrice visit to Halifax

    Princess Beatrice watches as pupils take part in a science lesson during a visit to Trinity Academy school in Halifax, which she officially opened this morning.

  • Princess Beatrice visit to Halifax

    Princess Beatrice during a visit to Trinity Academy school in Halifax, which she officially opened this morning.

  • Princess Beatrice visit to Halifax

    Princess Beatrice watches as pupils take part in a science lesson during a visit to Trinity Academy school in Halifax, which she officially opened this morning.

  • Princess Beatrice visit to Halifax

    Princess Beatrice during a visit to Trinity Academy school in Halifax, which she officially opened this morning.

  • Princess Beatrice visit to Halifax

    Princess Beatrice arrives for a visit to the Forget Me Not Children Hospice in Huddersfield.

  • Princess Beatrice visit to Halifax

    Princess Beatrice watches as pupils take part in a science lesson during a visit to Trinity Academy school in Halifax, which she officially opened this morning.

  • Princess Beatrice visit to Halifax

    Princess Beatrice during a visit to Trinity Academy school in Halifax, which she officially opened this morning.

  • Princess Beatrice visit to Halifax

    Princess Beatrice is greeted by hundreds of school children during a visit to Trinity Academy school in Halifax, which she officially opened this morning.

  • Princess Beatrice visit to Halifax

    Princess Beatrice is greeted by hundreds of school children during a visit to Trinity Academy school in Halifax, which she officially opened this morning.

  • Princess Beatrice visit to Halifax

    Princess Beatrice gives the thumbs up after watching a musical performance before officially opening Trinity Academy school in Halifax.

  • Princess Beatrice visit to Halifax

    Princess Beatrice stands behind PE students as they watch a video during a lesson, before she officially opened Trinity Academy school in Halifax..

  • Princess Beatrice visit to Halifax

    Princess Beatrice arrives for a visit to the Forget Me Not Children's Hospice in Huddersfield.

  • Princess Beatrice visit to Halifax

    Princess Beatrice stands behind PE students as they watch a video during a lesson, before she officially opened Trinity Academy school in Halifax.

  • Princess Beatrice visit to Halifax

    Princess Beatrice laughs as she talks to a student making a dress during a visit to Trinity Academy school in Halifax, which she officially opened this morning.

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