Banji Alexander

Friday 15 December - Book signing after school! Buy your copy of 'Lockdown Looms: Reggie's Birthday Party' now!

Our school will be taking part in a special author visit being facilitated by celebrated, published author/teacher, Banji Alexander – as seen on Britain’s Got Talent. Children in Reception to Y6 will take part in a workshop in the afternoon.

When? Friday 15th December 2023

Who for? Reception - Year 6

Book signing? Yes – after school!

Pre-order books? Yes – Fill in the slip linked below and return to the school office with £10 in a labelled envelope with your child’s name and class on (cash only please) by Thursday 14th December. If you do not have access to a printer at home, please feel free to come to the office for a copy of the slip.

We are very fortunate to have Banji Alexander visit our school. Please note, the book pre-orders cover the cost of the visit, allowing all pupils to enjoy the experience, so please support!

Banji Alexander appeared on Sky News to discuss the schoolbook tour. Visit to see where else he has featured.

His website is

His title 'Lockdown Looms: Reggie's Birthday Party', comes highly recommended for primary aged children and has received wide acclaim from teaching professionals across the country, and MPs, including the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, and the Shadow Minister for Schools, Stephan Morgan MP.

Lockdown Looms: Reggie's Birthday Party:

  • Details a child's experience during lockdown
  • It was written to allay the fears of Banji's learners surrounding the pandemic
  • Helps facilitate discussions around mental health and well-being
  • Key themes are: Hope, Kindness, Resilience, Patience, Gratitude & Adapting to Change This is going to be a memorable experience for your child.

Thank you for your continued support.