Sample Sick Leave Letter For School, Students, Employees (Sick Leave Application)

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Sample Sick Leave Letter For School, Students, Employees, Office, Managers (Sick Leave Application)

Introduction (Leave of Absence Letter)

We all fall sick at some or other point of the time, which makes it necessary to ask the respective organization we are associated with, to grant us leave so that we can embrace the same work with the organization as before. Writing sick leave application becomes a tedious task as you are required to frame application in more terse and coherent manner so that your reasons are well justified and accepted. Different occupations demand a different kind of format of application, for example, a sick leave application written by a student will consist more of formal touch whereas same application written by a parent can be a little elaborate. Points which should be kept in mind while writing sick leave application are discussed below:

Write the application in proper format (Sick Leave Letter Format)

Firstly, while writing sick leave application, one should incorporate the latest formats used for writing an application as they keep changing with trends. Briefly tell about your medical condition, followed by duration of leave in a concise manner, along with your contact information in the leave letter. Also, avoid giving unnecessary details and try to keep your sick leave application short.

Get a medical certificate, if needed

Whether you are a student or an employee attaching medical certificate with your sick leave application will always make it look more genuine. Submitting medical certificate is not mandatory but if you are an employee and your organization medical policy asks for such documents it is advised to attach them.

Revise the application carefully before final submission

Carefully proofread your application and ensure that the guidelines for formal writing are being followed.

Here in this article, we have provided you with three samples of sick leave application which is useful for students, parents, and employees respectively making the task of writing application a little easier.

Sample 1: Sick Leave Application Sample for Students For School

The Principal,
Air force Senior Secondary School,
New Delhi, 110045,

Subject: Sick leave for two days.

Respected Sir/Ma’am,

I request to state that due to sudden illness I will not be able to attend school for two days as the doctor has advised me to take the required amount of rest. I hope to recover soon and make up for the irregularity in studies occurred. I will return to school as a healthy student and take due care that my work and performance do not suffer. On the account of my sickness, I request you to kindly grant me leave for 18th-20th April 2018. I shall be utterly obliged for this.

Yours obediently,
Roll Number:
Parents’ Signature:

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Sample 2: Sick Leave Application Sample for Parents for School

The Principal,
Kendriya Vidyalaya Pragati Vihar,
Lodhi Road, New Delhi

Subject: Regarding grant of sick leave for one week.

Respected Sir/Ma’am

This is to bring to your kind attention that my child Ananya/Aayan Verma, who is a student of your reputed school is diagnosed with jaundice due to which he/she cannot come to school for the upcoming week as the doctor has prescribed him medications and bed rest for recovery. He/She is studying in Class 8th Section A of Junior wing. I will take the class work of my child from his/her teachers and classmates and will try to complete the work at home before sending him/her to school again. After he/she gains health and recovers, I request you to kindly take the missed weekly exams and other minor tests routinely taken by you in schools as home tests.

I on behalf of him/her, humbly request you to kindly grant her/him leave from 18th April to 25th April 2018, I will be thankful to you for considering the exigent cause and cooperation.

Yours Truly,
Date: 17 April 2018

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Sample 3: Sick Leave Application Sample for Office/Manager/CEO

The Manager/CEO
Advent Advertising Limited,
Noida, Uttar Pradesh
Date: 17 April 2018

Subject: Grant of sick leave for ten days.

Dear Sir/Ma’am

With reference to the above subject, I want to bring it to your kind attention that I am diligently working in your organization for the past seven years. After going through a medical checkup yesterday, I got to knew about that I am suffering from malaria and my doctor has advised me complete rest for coming ten days, medical reports of my diagnosis are attached with the application for your reference.

I assure you, after resuming my duties; I will finish up with my remaining assigned projects on time. If you need any sort of clarifications regarding the work, kindly give me a call I am all ready to cooperate with my best. Hope you will understand my reasons and will grant me leave for ten days from 18th April 2018 onwards.

I shall be obliged for your approval and considerate response.

Ahmed Khan
Deputy Sales Manager (Advent Advertising ltd.)

Download Word File : Sample Sick Leave Application


With the help of above samples, one can easily write the sick leave application without dealing with the problems of drafting application numerous times. Thus, making the task of writing sick leave application a little bit easier and less time-consuming.

3 thoughts on “Sample Sick Leave Letter For School, Students, Employees (Sick Leave Application)”

  1. According to the new format of application is this necessary to write (To) on the top of the application.
    pls reply me.

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