Research and analysis

Using computer aided design and manufacture in design and technology teaching

This publication was withdrawn on 24 February 2016

This good practice example has been withdrawn as it is older than 3 years and may no longer reflect current policy.

Ofsted good practice example showing how Ripley St Thomas C of E High School uses computer aided design and manufacture in design and technology.

Documents

Ripley St Thomas CE High School - Good practice example.doc

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Detail

This example shows how a secondary school can successfully integrate computer aided design and manufacture (CAD/CAM) into design and technology provision. Students confidently use professional standard software and manufacturing equipment and, as a result, their vocational skills are exceptionally well advanced by the time they leave school.