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Can a maintained school run a deficit budget?

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Last updated on 16 February 2018
School types: Maintained · School phases: All
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Can a maintained school run a deficit budget? We relay information from the Department for Education about running a budget deficit. You will also find advice from one of our associate experts on whether deficit budgets impact Ofsted judgements.

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  1. 1 Schools can run deficit budgets
  2. 2 Deficit approval arrangements from an LA
  3. 3 Does a deficit budget impact Ofsted judgements?

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