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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Thu, Mar 9 2023

2023 Term 1 Week...

PRINCIPAL'S UPDATE  Principal's Update 2023 Term 1 Week 630th Anniversary Gala Dinner - book...

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Thu, Mar 9 2023

Principal's Update Term 1 Week 6

Parent Participation Is Key As the principal of our college, I am often asked about...

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Thu, Mar 9 2023

North Coast teaching hub...

A new three-year pilot to address the statewide teacher shortage is being trialled at six...

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Wed, Mar 8 2023

Performing Arts update Term...

The Shoreline Opening In Week 4, Bishop Druitt College was offered to assist with the...

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Wed, Mar 8 2023

Sport report Term 1 Week 6

Primary Swimming Carnival Age Champions for 2023 Swimming

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Wed, Mar 8 2023

iHub update Term 1 Week 6

This month is a busy and exciting one in the iHub, with an amazing variety...

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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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Fri, Feb 10 2023

Little Movers Preschool Program


111 North Boambee Road, Coffs Harbour NSW 2450

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Thu, Apr 6 2023

Grandparent's and Special Friend's...


Bishop Druitt College

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Fri, May 19 2023

30th Anniversary Gala Dinner


Branson Centre, 111 North Boambee Road, Coffs Harbour, NSW 2450

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