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  • BDC scholarships now open

    25 July, 2014

    The BDC All-rounder, Music, Drama and Visual Arts Scholarships are now open for applications. Please see the scholarships webpage for more details and application forms. 

  • BDC proudly supports Recognise

    24 July, 2014

    BDC proudly supports Recognise, the people's movement to recognise Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in the Australian Constitution.

  • Foundation Day Students 2014

    20 June, 2014

    At the end of last term Bishop Druitt College celebrated the 20th anniversary of its beginning. To celebrate, a special assembly was held where Mr John Foulcher, a well know Australian poet and one of our former teachers at BDC, recalled the early vision of the college and how things had certainly changed in twenty years. The principal, Mr Alan Ball, announced the Foundation Day award winners for 2014:

    In the primary, Jessie Woodward joined the school in 2012 at the beginning of Year 4. She has been recognised by her teachers for her dynamic and enthusiastic approach to academic pursuits. In sport, she has represented the school in soccer and swimming. She is a talented musician, playing piano and flute and attending the Sunshine Coast music tour. She is currently O’Shane House Captain.

    In 2008 Charlie Alderman joined BDC in Kindergarten. Throughout his time at school he has taken a focussed and dedicated approach towards every aspect of school life. He has a positive relationship with his peers and he strives for the highest standards while showing humility in his successes. He has represented the college in touch football, rugby, soccer and swimming, and has represented NCIS in touch football. He is currently Murray House Captain.

    In the secondary, Alanna Fraser joined the college in Kindergarten in 2002. She has been on the Principal’s List for effort every year since 2009. She has represented the school at NCIS and is an integral part of the BDC Music Program as a member of the strings consort. She has been a Peer Support Leader as well as House Leader and is currently one of the school’s vice captains.

    Ben Jones is also a talented musician as well as competing in Tournament of the Minds, Mathematics days, ICAS competitions and the North Coast Philosothon. He has been on the Principal’s List for effort every semester since 2009 and was Dux of Year 7, 8, 9, 10 and 11. He is currently one of the college captains.

    - Karin Lisle, Head of Primary

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