Students at a school in Carlisle have been getting creative.

Trinity school pupils are making origami boats to illustrate that in the ‘storm’ of climate change, we are not all in the same boat.

The activity was inspired by the Young Christian Climate Network, a group of young activists who are walking a relay from Cornwall to Glasgow.

The walkers left Carbis Bay at the end of the G7 summit last month, and are due to arrive in Glasgow in time for the COP26 Climate Conference in November.

Trinity students have made more than 230 colourful boats, which will form part of a larger display at St Paul’s Cathedral in London.

School Chaplain Tim Burdon said: “The origami boats are a simple but powerful picture of the reality of the climate crisis.

"A changing climate affects us all, but some are more vulnerable to it than others.”

Trinity School is no stranger to extreme weather events, having been impacted by the floods following Storm Desmond in 2015.

Year 7 student Yasmin Burrow said: “Learning about climate change is important because it will have a major impact on our lives. I enjoyed making the boats because it allows you to show creativity while raising awareness of this important issue.”