Cardinal Allen High School is a voluntary-aided school within the Catholic Diocese of Lancaster. As a voluntary-aided school, foundation governors must always form a majority of the governing body. The constitution of the governing body is as follows:
- 8 Foundation Governors - appointed by the Bishop of Lancaster;
- 2 Parent Governors - elected by the parent body;
- 1 Staff Governor - elected by the staff of the school;
- 1 Local Authority Governor - appointed by the local authority;
- 1 Co-Opted Governor;
- 1 Headteacher Governor.
If you wish to contact the Governors, please write to the Chair, care of the school.