Discover 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.

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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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Wed, May 31 2023

Revolutionising education: BDC embrace...

Bishop Druitt College introduces a new Digital Credential and Badging system for our students and...

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Wed, May 31 2023

The importance of reading

As a principal of a leading educational institution, I have seen first-hand the significant impact...

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Wed, May 31 2023

2023 Term 2 Week...

PRINCIPAL'S UPDATE  Principal's Update 2023 Term 2 Week 6BDC wins National Award as a...

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Wed, May 31 2023

Principal's Update Term 2 Week 6

Good luck to our students who will be participating in all the Eisteddfod programs over...

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Wed, May 31 2023

Primary and Secondary News

Sleep Hygiene As we approach the end of the term, we would like to draw...

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Wed, May 31 2023

Sport Term 2 Week 6

Congratulations to all our players and coaches ACIES Rugby in SydneyCIS Boys and Girls HockeyCIS...

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Upcoming Events

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Mon, Jun 20 2022

BDC Playgroup Locations


Valla Beach Community Hall, Emerald Beach Cherry Haven, Urunga Neighbourhood Centre, Coffs Harbour Bishop Druitt College

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Fri, Feb 10 2023

Little Movers Preschool Program


111 North Boambee Road, Coffs Harbour NSW 2450

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