Explore Bishop Druitt College

Our purpose is to transform the lives of our students every day, with the aim of Bishop Druitt College being the foremost K-12 college on the North Coast of New South Wales.

Meet our Principal

'The student journey at BDC is more than a collection of exciting educational opportunities. It is a transformative experience.'

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“At Bishop Druitt College we see the balance between an outstanding academic environment and a safe and caring pastoral community as being the key to producing world prepared citizens.“

Our Vision & Values

Bishop Druitt College was founded on the pursuit of excellence, with the vision of creating a premium K-12 independent educational experience.

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Our Philosophy

Learning should be innovative, adaptive, resourceful and collaborative.

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The BDC Advantage

Learning & Teaching

Our mission is to ‘light fires not fill buckets’.

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Enhancing Wellbeing

A supportive and caring environment where students can reach their intellectual, spiritual, physical, emotional and social potential. 

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Beyond the Classroom

Students develop diverse skills, find new passions, expand friendship groups and build upon their sense of belonging.

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“As a graduate engineer at Cochlear, it is with great pride that I reflect on Bishop Druitt College as an open door to the world that I know and love today. The value I place on community, my respect for education and my closest friendships are all anchored here.“
— Hugh Chan | Dux of Bishop Druitt College 2012

Latest News

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Tue, Mar 2 2021

Dance program takes a...

Bishop Druitt College has a long and well-recognised tradition of providing outstanding teaching and...

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Wed, Feb 17 2021

Conquering during COVID -...

The class of 2020 showed that they were able to overcome significant challenges through outstanding...

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Tue, Feb 16 2021

Meet our 2021 Student Leaders

‘The youth of today are innovative, adaptable, energetic and dynamic, and our 2021 captains exemplify...

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Mon, Feb 1 2021

Schools In

We all know the Alice Cooper song ‘School's Out’ that talks about the excitement of...

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Thu, Jan 21 2021

Self expression through performance...

Bishop Druitt College has a long and well-recognised tradition of providing outstanding teaching and learning...

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Thu, Jan 14 2021

New North Coast Football...

Football is the biggest team sport on the NSW North Coast with over 5,000 players...

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Upcoming Events

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Tue, May 25 2021

Open Day


111 North Boambee Road, Coffs Harbour, 2450

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Thu, Feb 20 2020

BDC Playgroup


OSHC room at BDC

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