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