Rules Concerning School Leave

Schools in Oslo follow the regulations for Leave of Absence for primary and secondary education. The school principal that decides on applications for leave of absence for more than one day. It is important that parents apply for leave of absence before booking travels or plan for other activities. Leave of absence for more than 10 days per school year (individual days or consecutive days) are as a rule not granted.

To apply for leave of absence you

1. Fill in the form for 'Application for Leave of Absence'

2. Give the application to the classroom teacher by email or in paper at least two weeks prior to the absence.

Absence of one day may be granted by the classroom teacher.

The decision regarding leave of absence may be appealed (Forvaltningsloven ยง 2a, b). The appeal must be sent to the school in writing within three weeks.