Please email or phone the school by 8:30am to report absence or lateness.
The email address for absences is absences@marsden.school.nz and the Absence Voice mailbox is P: 476 8792 ext 701 (this mailbox can be used 24 hours a day, 7 days a week).

Prior Approval

Any pupil wishing to be excused from school, except for medical and dental appointments, must obtain prior permission. If the absence is to be of some duration, the approval must be sought from the Director of Marsden Primary well in advance.


No pupil may leave school during school hours without permission of a staff member.