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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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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