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


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Tue, Apr 20 2021

Understanding local workforce needs...

Coffs Harbour businesses have benefited from regional growth in the last 12 months, but getting...

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Tue, Mar 30 2021

BDC Alumni 2015 Alanah Beard

"My name is Alanah Beard and I graduated from BDC in 2015.  I'm in my...

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Thu, Mar 25 2021

Respectful Relationships

This article covers a difficult topic and one in which many community leaders are...

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Thu, Mar 11 2021

Bishop Druitt College students...

Alarmed by the massive gap between what is required to limit global temperature rise and...

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Thu, Mar 4 2021

BDC Alumni 2012 Helen Nevell

After finishing my HSC in 2012 I studied Physiotherapy for a year before gaining...

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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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Upcoming Events

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Wed, May 12 2021

Real Schools Parent Information Evening


Bishop Druitt College - College Lecture Theatre

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Fri, May 7 2021

Mother's Day Stall


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Thu, May 6 2021

Mother's Day Breakfast


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Mon, Apr 26 2021

Welcome Back Sunset Festival


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