The school is named after Cardinal William Allen, a Lancashire man, who was born in 1532 and is known to have lived as a young boy at Rossall near to the site of the school. His determination not to abandon his Catholic faith during the reign of Elizabeth I caused William to flee to the continent where he founded the English Seminary at Douai and the Venerable English College in Rome in order t...

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Recent News

  • Chaplain Vacancy

    Posted on: January 26, 2018

    Required for May 2018, the Governors of this outstanding Catholic high school are seeking to appoint an exceptio...

  • Disneyland Paris Trip October 2018

    Posted on: January 19, 2018

    Two places have become available on the Disneyland Paris trip for this October. The trip is open to all pupils i...

  • Site Manager Vacancy

    Posted on: January 17, 2018

    The Governors of this outstanding Catholic High School are seeking to appoint a Site Manager who is enthusiastic...

  • 100 Million Minutes Reading Challenge

    Posted on: January 17, 2018

    The teachers and pupils at Cardinal Allen Catholic High School are very excited to announce that we have just si...

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I hope that our website and prospectus provide you with the information that you are looking for and give you a sense of what we are about. If you should have any questions about the school or would like to visit us on a working day, please do not hesitate to get in touch.

Andrew Cafferkey Headteacher


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