King’s New Year Honours for the SSEHS alumna

Alumna Jade Clarke has been awarded an MBE for services to netball.

Jade has made 195 appearances for England, making her the most-capped netball player in the country’s history. Since her debut in 2003, she won three medals at the Netball World Cup and four at the Commonwealth Games. She was part of the historic team to win Gold at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Australia which also secured the side a prestigious Team of the Year award at the BBC Sports Personality of the Year Awards. She graduated from Loughborough in 2006 with a degree in Sport and Exercise Science.