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

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Latest News

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Wed, June 12 2024

2025 Scholarships Awarded to...

Forty-one of the top-performing students of the Coffs Coast region have been awarded scholarships to...

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Thu, June 6 2024

Principal's News Term 2...

The BDC Way exemplified through community BDC Alumni Matilda Watson from our Class of 2023...

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Wed, June 5 2024

Performing Arts News Term...

Eisteddfod Results Congratulations to all of the BDC students who have performed in various sections...

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Wed, June 5 2024

Sport News Term 2...

NCIS Girls Rugby 7's 5 Girls from BDC made the NCIS Girls Rugby 7’s team...

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Wed, June 5 2024

iHub Matters Term 2...

Neurodiversity Week Recently the iHub joined in BDC’s support of National Neurodiversity Week. It was...

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Wed, June 5 2024

The Chronicles of the...

In the bustling world of a K-12 school, a silent battle rages on: the war...

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Upcoming Events

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Thu, Feb 8 2024

BDC Playgroup Locations

9:00am

Valla Beach Community Hall, Emerald Beach Cherry Haven, Urunga Neighbourhood Centre, Coffs Harbour Bishop Druitt College

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