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North Park History Department 

"Study the past if you would define the future."

~ Confucius


The History & Social Science Department is committed to providing students with the opportunity to develop critical thinking and learning skills that will allow students to synthesize information, make informed decisions, communicate effectively, and thrive in an ever-changing global community. Our program of study integrates 21st century learning and a variety of technological applications to help students build a better understanding of both historical and current events and how they shape our society locally, nationally and globally.


Our teachers:


Mr. Anderson

Ms. Bourgon

Ms. Cooper

Mr. Danbrook

Mrs. Johnston

Mr. Sharma


Our courses:


In addition to the mandatory Grade 10 Canadian History and Grade 10 Civics courses, we also offer a wide variety of history, law and social science courses at the senior level including:


Grade 11 - Courses


Grade 12 - Courses




Please speak with any of your History Department teachers for more information and to help you plan your pathway to success!


Additional Learning Opportunities:



Curriculum-Related Excursions


Many of our courses also provide the opportunity for students to engage in meaningful experiences outside of the classroom to support the goals of the curriculum. Possible field trips include:


  • The Royal Ontario Museum
  • The Art Gallery of Ontario
  • Ontario Court of Justice



"If you don't know history, then you don't know anything.

You are a leaf that doesn't know it is part of a tree. "
~ Michael Crichton

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