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, Jun 22 2021

Regional schools hit by...

Under a new Commonwealth funding model, students and families from 164 regional independent schools across...

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Fri, Jun 11 2021

2022 Bishop Druitt College...

Bishop Druitt College 2022 scholarship recipients with Principal, Nick Johnstone. Thirty-nine of the top-performing students...

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Thu, Jun 10 2021

BDC Alumni, Serena Waters

Serena studied at BDC from Year 7 in 2014 and left after completing Year 9...

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Tue, May 25 2021

BDC Alumni, Bec Allen, 2000

Rebecca Allen hosting the 50th Australian Embassy celebration in Washington DCBec Allen is a foundation...

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Wed, May 12 2021

BDC Alumni, Emma Serisier, 2019

During her HSC year in 2019, Emma entered the Young Scientist Award; in November she...

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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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Upcoming Events

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Fri, Aug 20 2021

Book Week 2021


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Tue, Sep 14 2021

Party in Junior Primary


Branson Centre, Bishop Druitt College

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Wed, Sep 8 2021

School of Rock The Musical


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Tue, Jun 15 2021

BDC Parents & Friends MEGA RAFFLE 2021


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