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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Mon, Dec 19 2022

Congratulations Class of 2022

Creative, determined, accelerated, and extended. Class of 2022 are World Prepared. The class of 202...

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Thu, Dec 8 2022

2022 Term 4 Week...

PRINCIPAL'S UPDATE  Principal's Update 2022 Term 4 Week 9BDC Events and Activities Term 4 202...

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Wed, Dec 7 2022

Principal's Update Week 9 Term 4

This is our last newsletter for 2022 and with that comes our season’s greetings. I...

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Wed, Dec 7 2022

BDC Alumni: Christian Callisen

Christian was a foundation student who started in Year 8 in 1995, the first year...

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Wed, Dec 7 2022

BDC students working with...

Four Bishop Druitt College students, Kye Becton Year 6, Adelaide Robinson Year 6, Sadie Williams...

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Wed, Dec 7 2022

Year 10 Careers Immersion Week

From the 21st to the 25th of November our Year 10 students spent a week...

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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, Coramba Community Hall, 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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