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Today marked the return to school for most kids across the GTA. The TDSB's Wilkinson Public School also opened their doors to our photographer Fred Lum to capture their first day.

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Students gather in the back courtyard for a celebration of the return to school at Wilkinson Public School in Toronto.

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Justin Stone hugs his five year old son Oliver outside Wilkinson Public School in Toronto. Oliver will be attending senior kindergarten and his older brother will be in grade 3.

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Sabeehah Motala, an early childhood educator reads to a senior kindergarten class at Wilkinson Public School in Toronto.

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After dropping her child off, a parent uses her iPad to take photos and video of a kindergarten class at Wilkinson Public School in Toronto.

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Tyler Flach,5, gives his mom Erin Vaillancourt a kiss as he begins a new school year in senior kindergarten at Wilkinson Public School in Toronto.

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Five year old Marcello Mariotti hangs his backpack below his cubby-hole as he begins a new year in senior kindergarten at Wilkinson Public School in Toronto.

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Cinthya Caterer and her son Lucas,4, head to a signboard to look for his name as he starts his first day in junior kindergarten at Wilkinson Public School in Toronto.

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A young boy holds his mother's hand as he heads for first day in kindergarten at Wilkinson Public School in Toronto.

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A young girl enters Wilkinson Public School in Toronto shortly after saying goodbye to her mother . Students across Toronto will be starting a new school year with some younger students crying as their parents drop them off for their first day in class.

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