The Approval of leave can work in different ways, once you as a parent have requested leave you will return to your Metric Screen (Home Screen). Here you will see the leave request
By selecting the Green or Red icon you can approve or reject leave NB. Part of REACH Risk Management process requires that Leave be approved even if it was just requested.
Selecting OK will allow the leave request to continue on its workflow, you should then see the two Icons disappear and the STATE remain as Pending, as your leave request has now gone to school for approval.