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, Nov 17 2020

Bishop Druitt College student...

Two members of the Bishop Druitt College community were nominated for awards at the 202...

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Thu, Nov 5 2020

BDC Students working with...

This year for the 14th year, Bishop Druitt College has continued to support The Coffs...

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Thu, Oct 22 2020

Never give up on...

This story began over nineteen years ago when a small 11-year old boy, Dale Johnston...

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Thu, Sep 17 2020

​BDC and Hoys Allied...

Bishop Druitt College and Hoys Allied Health & Wellness are working together to enable students...

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Thu, Sep 10 2020

The Woolgoolga community gathered...

Recently, on Tuesday 1 September, Bishop Druitt College hosted four separate information sharing sessions where...

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Thu, Aug 13 2020

'The Earful Tower'

Oliver Gee was dux and captain of the Primary school and left after Year ...

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Upcoming Events

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Fri, Aug 7 2020

Seen Ya's On Show HSC 2020


Visual Arts Gallery, Bishop Druitt College, 111 North Boambee Road, Coffs Harbour, NSW 2450

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Tue, May 26 2020

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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