THE young girl who lost her life when she was struck by a train near Port Sunlight station yesterday has been named as 15-year-old Jade Kosanlavit.

Elaine Cogan, headteacher of Wirral Grammar School For Girls, said: "It is with great regret and sadness that we learned of Jade’s death, she was a talented and hardworking pupil at the school.

"Jade was an articulate and gifted Year 11 pupil, popular with both pupils’ and staff alike. Jade had a strong friendship group at school and received strong and unwavering support at home.

"She had a great love of music and will be particularly remembered as a gifted musician.

"Jade was an accomplished player of three instruments, took an active role in school recitals and music evenings, and recently toured Austria to perform with music department.

"There is a strong sense of loss across the whole school at present and our thoughts and prayers are very much with her family and friends at this very sad and difficult time."