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Marist Education in North Queensland

Student Absences

If your son is absent from school, please contact the Student Office before 8.30am on the morning of the absence.  

If you are leaving a message on the voicemail prior to 8.00am, please give your son's name, Homeroom and the reason for the absence.  

If you prefer email, please email


Request for Leave - Parents are asked to adhere to the College term dates and wherever possible restrict holidays or other periods of leave to the gazetted holiday periods.  

Requests for leave must be made in writing to the Principal prior to leave arrangements being made. Request for Student Absence Forms are available below, from the College Office and Parent Portal, completed forms should be emailed to or dropped into the College Office.

Request for Student Absence