Are you planning on taking a family holiday during school terms?
Naturally, the ideal time for student holiday absence would be during our school term holidays
but in the case that it is avoidable, Gisborne Secondary College has an ‘Application for Extended
Student Absence’ form that you are required to fill out prior to your child absence.
This form includes a work programme section and needs to be returned to school and signed by
the year level coordinator for approval.
We have attached a copy of the form or you can obtain one from the front office.
If you have any queries on this process please don’t hesitate to contact the office on