Barry Hersom interim head of Haggerston School - where murdered Agnes Sina-Inakoju was a pupil - is leaving to take over a new Colchester Academy.
Hersom was appointed as interim head at Haggerston in late summer 2009 after its previous head resigned. The school had been at the centre of industrial dispute and concerns about money (a £1.3m budget surplus disappeared in a year TES Story on Hersom appointment ).
Hersom ran the school with part time help from Hackney's 'super head' of Mossbourne Academy, Sir Michael Wilshaw (who is registered as the school's official head)
In May the school was advertising for a new Deputy Head