BrainPOP UK

Here are a few of BrainPOP's Frequently Asked Questions. Please take some time to review the responses. If you have questions of a more technical nature, please click here.
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[+]What is BrainPOP UK?

BrainPOP UK is an educational resource, that features movies for Science, Maths, English, Design and Technology, Humanities, PSHE and Citizenship. Each animated film is between 2-5 minutes, and makes complex topics both simple and accessible! Each movie is followed by an optional, short quiz.


[+]What age range is BrainPOP UK suitable for?

BrainPOP UK is used by children between 7 and 14, and it was designed to fit the KS2 and KS3 curricula requirements. Parents love the way that they can share in the learning and fun with their children of different ages to support school work and stimulate curiosity.


[+]Is BrainPOP UK safe?

Absolutely! We maintain the highest standards of Internet child safety, and always ask for a parent or guardian’s email address. If you’d like to know more please see BrainPOP UK’s privacy policy.


[+]How can I view all the movies on the app?

To unlock all of the movies & quizzes in our app, you need to subscribe to the BrainPOP UK website. This will provide a username and password that allows access to the main web version (viewable on Flash enabled devices) and can be used to log in through our app on your mobile device too.

To subscribe go to www.brainpop.co.uk/store and select the appropriate option and follow the instructions. It should only take a few minutes.

Schools can buy 1 or more years by invoice; Parents can buy 1, 6 or 12 month access using credit/debit cards or PayPal.

Once you have been through the subscription process you will have a username and password that works on the app AND the website.

To unlock all movies on the app once you have your username and password:

Step 1: Download the free BrainPOP UK app - http://www.brainpop.co.uk/support/mobile/
Step 2: Launch our app and locate the "LOG IN" button, or try to access a non-free topic
Step 3: Enter your username and password as detailed in your welcome email, when prompted

This will unlock all 650+ topics on your iPad and you will remain logged in unless you reset or power off your device. Please be aware that you will need a wireless internet connection to access our movies through your device.

If you get stuck along the way or something isn't clear, call us on 0800 141 2404 (or 01865 263 000, if on a mobile) and we'll be happy to help!



[+]Will BrainPOP help my child in school?

Of Course! BrainPOP subjects cover Science, Maths, English, Design and Technology, Humanities, PSHE and Citizenship subjects that correspond to National Curriculum subjects for Science, English, and Maths requirements for Years 3-8.--click here to watch today's featured movie


[+]Do you delete movies from your site?

Every movie that BrainPOP has made is available on the site today. We're always adding more, so keep a lookout for new topics on our New Movies page.


[+]How long are the movies?

BrainPOP movies are about 2 to 5 minutes long


[+]How do I set up my computers to use BrainPOP UK?

All you need is an internet connection, a browser, and Flash. That is it!


[+]How do I reference a BrainPOP movie or feature for my research report?

To reference an individual movie, or a factoid from the FYI section of that movie, you can write it like this. The format is: "Movie Topic."BrainPOP.co.uk Date Viewed. .

For example, to reference the Pirates movie after watching it on 1st September, 2006, the reference would be:

"Pirates." BrainPOP.co.uk. 1 September, 2006. http://www.brainpop.co.uk/humanities/worldhistory/pirates/.



[+]What if I have technical questions?

If you have questions of a more technical nature, please click here.


[+]I’d like to contact you, how can I do this?

The two simplest ways of contacting us are by phone 0800 141 2404 and email: info@brainpop.co.uk .

For all the ways of getting hold of us please visit our contact us. page.



[+]How do I find out what's new to BrainPOP?

The easiest way to keep up-to-date with the latest features, new movies, learning tales and exclusive offers is to sign up to Moby's eNews


[+]How do I cancel a monthly or 6 monthly home user subscription?

Unsubscribing or cancelling a subscription is really easy - simply email info@brainpop.co.uk and let us know. You can cancel right up to the last working day before your payment is due. So if you were due to renew on a Sunday get in touch the Friday before. If you're due to renew on a Tuesday - get in touch Monday. If this is a problem we can work something out, don't worry. Just get in touch as soon as you can. We don't have a "retention team" or such things - if you want to leave BrainPOP for whatever reason we totally respect that.