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

  • Our Day Out

    Posted on: June 10, 2019

    Bravo! Cardinal Allen Catholic High School's Drama Group presents Our Day Out, a musical by Willy Russell. Perfo...

  • Pastoral Assistant Vacancy

    Posted on: June 06, 2019

    The Governors of this very successful Catholic high school wish to appoint an additional Pastoral Assistant to f...

  • Year 11 Leavers Mass

    Posted on: May 07, 2019

    Families of all Year 7 - 10 students please be aware that our school will close at 12:20 on Friday the 10th May....

  • Revision Timetable

    Posted on: April 05, 2019

    Easter School and May half term revision timetable April/May 2019Easter Holidays Revision Timetable Week OneEast...

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Andrew Cafferkey Headteacher


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