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

  • Teacher of Design and Technology

    Posted on: February 14, 2020

    Required for September 2020The governors of this very successful Catholic high school wish to appoint a dynamic ...

  • December Newsletter 2019

    Posted on: January 08, 2020

    DECEMBER 2019 NewsletterPlease find a link to the December 2019 NewsletterInside this newsletter:Remembranc...

  • Weekly Reflection wc 15 Dec

    Posted on: December 16, 2019

    W/C Sunday 15th December 2019Please find a link to our latest edition of the Cardinal Allen Chaplaincy news. Thi...

  • PE News

    Posted on: December 03, 2019

    Another excellent week of PE and Sport. Netball, Football, Dance and Badminton dominating the clubs and fixtures...

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Andrew Cafferkey Headteacher


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