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Last updated on 24 April 2017
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School types: Academy · School phases: All

Can academies request a funding advance due to rising pupil numbers? We look at where academies could make a case for increased funding in different situations, as well as guidance from the ESFA on how requests for advances can be submitted.

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  1. If the academy has grown due to popularity
  2. If the academy has been asked to take more pupils by the LA
  3. If the academy experiences short-term negative cash flow 

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