A spokeswoman from Otumoetai College said the school was not going to stop the students going to the strike, but they needed to bring a note from their parents acknowledging their absence.
So far, there have been regular walkouts around the world, including in countries likes Germany, Belgium, the UK, France, Australia and Japan.
According to the Nobel Prize organization, any national member of government can nominate an individual for the heralded peace award.
Thousands of students and pupils from Tauranga and the wider Bay of Plenty will join rolling strikes from Invercargill in the south to Russell in the north throughout the day to urge elected leaders to take immediate action against climate change.
Since then, she has been missing lessons most Fridays to stage her regular protests. The teen activist also spoke at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, in January. Any person who meets the nomination criteria is considered.
The names of nominators and nominees are not normally made public until 50 years have elapsed, it adds.