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

  • Assistant Catering Manager

    Posted on: October 11, 2019

    The governors of this very successful school wish to appoint a highly organised and efficient Assistant Catering...

  • Manchester Christmas Markets

    Posted on: September 30, 2019

    CAFCA are organising a Christmas shopping trip to Manchester on Saturday 30th November 2019. We will be lea...

  • Sports News

    Posted on: September 23, 2019

    We had a very busy week in PE last week. There were over 80 of you involved in fixtures and practices across 4 d...

  • Finance Assistant

    Posted on: September 19, 2019

    The Governors of this very successful Catholic High School wish to appoint a ‘Finance Assistant’ as part of ...

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Andrew Cafferkey Headteacher


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