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leading improvement in schools by working together Menu The First 100 Days of a New Headship The First 100 Days of Headship (updated August 2019) Rationale Taking on the challenge of a new school for the first, second or third time is exciting but tough. You only have one go at making those first impressions and the “finding out” stage is vital if you want to implement change quickly. The landscape is littered with leaders who made the wrong changes too soon, whilst the level 5 leader (Jim Collins-Good to Great) knows that you need to build the cultural capital with colleagues so that they develop trust and confidence in the leader and their vision.