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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“My time at Bishop Druitt College nurtured my thirst for knowledge and faith in the kindness of people. Ten years on it's clear that this set me on the path to follow my passion and to make a positive impact in the world.“
— Lucy Cooper | College Dux and Captain 2009 | ATAR 99.35 Renewable Energy Engineering Graduate (UNSW) 2013 | First Class Honours | Renewable Energy Engineering Thesis Prize


Latest News

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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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Tue, Aug 11 2020

BLM in Schools

Recently, tens of thousands of Australians took part in protests calling for an end to...

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Thu, Aug 6 2020

Rural Young Scientist cracks...

The Science Teachers Association NSW and the Australian Water Association congratulate Emma Serisier on being...

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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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