History involves learning about famous events and people from the past, as well as how people used to live their lives. It also involves learning certain skills.

These skills are:

1. Chronology
this means putting historical events into the correct order of when they happened. (Timelines and dates).
2. Understanding and explaining events
this involves understanding the causes of events in History, and the results> of the changes that have taken place. (Explain why).
3. Using historical sources
this involves studying evidence from the past to gather information, and examining this evidence to discover whether or not it is reliable. (Sources).
4. Organising and communicating information
you will have to do various assignments, for which you will have to find out information and present it in a certain way. (Research).