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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Discover the BDC Advantage

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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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High Performance & Athlete Development

A program designed to be supportive, flexible and responsive to individual student needs, and will help provide our students who are at elite levels in performance, composing, dance and sports to continue to strive at the highest level.

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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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“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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Thu, Sep 14 2023

Principal's update Term 3 Week 9

So excited for Week 10 events! Next week we have two of our signature events...

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Wed, Sep 13 2023

Performing Arts update Term...

Another busy term is coming to a close. So many opportunities for our Performing Arts...

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Wed, Sep 13 2023

Sport update Term 3 Week 9

NCIS Primary Netball A beautiful sunny day made for excellent conditions for NCIS Primary Netball...

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Wed, Sep 13 2023

R U OK?Day

Understanding the growing challenges related to mental health among young people is an important consideration...

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Wed, Sep 13 2023

Chaplain's Chat Term 3 Week 9

Hi everyone, Rev Lisa here, writing my very first ‘Chaplain’s Chat’. Thank you so much...

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Wed, Sep 13 2023

Eye Week 2023

The countdown is on for EYE WEEK!Our annual BDC EYE Festival (Express Yourself Everyone) will...

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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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Wed, Oct 25 2023

BDC Sports Awards Dinner


Pacific Bay Resort

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Thu, Nov 9 2023

BDC Awards Night: Celebrating...


111 North Boambee Road, Coffs Harbour, NSW 2450

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Sun, Nov 12 2023

BDC Golf Day


Bonville Golf Resort

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