Pictures: The first days of school
Teachers and administrators arrive at Columbus Collegiate Academy by 7am.
Teachers prepare their lessons in a central planning room.
Columbus Collegiate teachers wheel their lessons among the school's four classrooms.
Andrew Boy, Columbus Collegiate's founder and principal, prepares breakfast for the students. "I don't ask the staff to do anything I wouldn't do myself," he said.
Students learn the "four times tables" by singing a song with hand movements.
Checking out a book at the classroom library.