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Deposits for school property

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Last updated on 25 July 2017
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Can we ask for a deposit when pupils borrow school items? We explain that you can ask for a voluntary deposit for items such as lockers and set texts, but you cannot charge pupils for these. You cannot refuse to provide them if parents do not pay.

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  1. 1 Asking for deposits 
  2. 2 Alternative ways to encourage pupils to return items
  3. 3 Charging and remissions policies

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