Marie Florence: Head of Design & Technology

Marie Florence

Head of Design & Technology

Having studied 3D and Stage Set Design at KIAD Rochester, Head of Design & Technology Marie was headhunted by a large furniture design company to devise creative marketing concepts and create outlandish window displays.

Marie worked in the industry for 10 years designing props and window sets for stores nationwide, working freelance on interior design contracts for residential and retail premises, and styling photo shoots for magazines. She brings her experience and expertise to bear in her second career as a teacher, notably the use of industry standard CAD and CAM packages and illustration in traditional and digital media.

Marie is Creative Design Consultant to the school and has undertaken numerous refurbishment projects in the wonderful St Edmund’s building.   She says: “It is important for pupils to learn and grow in a positive working environment which encourages, peace, provokes creative thought and fosters positivity.”

When not working in school, she continues to work freelance on creative projects, and is a keen sailor.