Guidance

Dedicated schools grant (DSG) deficit recovery plans

Local authority guidance on submitting recovery plans to the Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA)

Documents

DSG deficit recovery plan template

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DSG deficit recovery plan guidance 2019 to 2020

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DSG deficit consultation response

Details

From 2018 to 2019, all local authorities with a cumulative DSG deficit of 1% or more at the end of the financial year must submit a recovery plan to ESFA, showing how they will bring the deficit into balance in a three year time frame.

You must submit your DSG deficit recovery plan to financial.management@education.gov.uk by 30 June 2019

Recovery plan template

We have worked with local authorities to develop a standard DSG deficit recovery plan template, you should read the accompanying guidance when completing it.

Further information

You can also read the government response to the consultation.

Published 18 March 2019