How to Write a Leave Application for School or College (10+ Sample Letter)

Leave Application for School: Do you need to take a leave of absence from school or college? If your answer is yes then it is important to write a leave application for documentation purpose before taking a leave. Also, it eliminates any chance of miscommunication and makes easier for the receiver to understand your request.

What is School Leave Application Letter?

A school leave application is a letter that is written to inform about a student’s absence in school or college for a specific duration of time.

leave application for school

This letter is written toward any of the following:

  • Class teacher/professor of the student
  • The principal of the school
  • HOD (Head of Department) of college or university
  • Teacher assistant or a teacher’s aide

Your leave letter enables above-mentioned individuals to understand your need for the leave from class and keep track of your days of absence.

Who Can Send This Letter?

As we know school leave application is a formal document, hence there are only a few selected people who can draft this application for school leave. Such as:

  • Parent of student who is still of minor
  • A student who plans on being absent from school or college
  • Postgraduate student
  • Undergraduate student

But it is highly recommended that the parents or guardian should write the letter and make sure it is signed by the parents as well as the student.

What to Include in Leave Application for School?

There are some of the important points you must include in your leave application are:

  • Salutation
  • Heading of the application (Subject)
  • Greeting
  • Reason for application
  • Number of leaves needed
  • Closing remarks
  • Contact information
  • Signature

School leave application letter can be written for various reasons such as marriage in family, passport or visa appointment, going abroad, health reasons (high fever, cough, flu, head pain), personal reason or family function.

Take a look at these leave application format and samples for reference.

Leave Application for School Due to Fever

The Principal
The Radiant International School
Dahin Nagar, Surat, Gujarat
26 June 2019

Subject: Application for Leave from [start date] to [end date]

Dear Sir/Madam,

With due respect, I would like to inform you that I could not attend school from the 27-06-2019 to  29-06-2019 instant on account of my illness / fever / cold / headache / stomach pain.

In the circumstances, I hope that you would be kind enough to permit me to grant me leave of absence for those days.

Thanking you.

Yours Sincerely,

Your full name
Class and roll no
Contact information

Application For Sick Leave In School

The Principal
Green Fields School
Safdarjung Enclave, Delhi
26 June 2019

Subject: Sick Leave Application for School

Dear Sir/Madam,

I am writing a letter to inform you that I will not able to attend class from 27th June to 2nd July as I have been diagnosed with jaundice and have been advised complete bed rest for 5 days by the doctor.

A medical report from a doctor is attached to confirm that I need time to recover without risking my health. Please feel free to contact me on my personal number if you need further reports or verification from my doctor.

Thank you for your prompt attention to this matter. I shall be really thankful for this kindness.

Yours Sincerely,

Full name
Class and Roll no
Contact information

Leave Application Format for Sister Marriage from School

The Principal
Sadhana Infinity International School
Eden Park Apts, Hyderabad
2nd June 2019

Subject: Leave Application for Sister’s Marriage

Dear Sir/Madam

Most respectfully, it is stated that my sister’s wedding is going to be held next week on 10th June (mention date). Being the only brother, I have to take care of the arrangements and fulfill necessary requirements of this ceremony.

Therefore, I request you to please grant me leave for one week. I shall be very thankful to you for your corporation and anticipate hearing a response from you.

Yours Sincerely,

Full name
Class and Roll no
Contact information

Final Words: I hope guys you like this article about the basic template for writing leave application for school. You can modify the application according to your requirements and make sure there is no spelling or grammatical mistakes in your modified letter.

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