Explore 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.


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

What is the BDC advantage?

It is not really the BDC difference - it is the BDC advantage. We are a community. We are innovative. We are inclusive and we prepare children for an exciting, dynamic life.

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“My time at Bishop Druitt College nurtured my thirst for knowledge and faith in the kindness of people. Ten years on it's clear that this set me on the path to follow my passion and to make a positive impact in the world.“
— Lucy Cooper | College Dux and Captain 2009 | ATAR 99.35 Renewable Energy Engineering Graduate (UNSW) 2013 | First Class Honours | Renewable Energy Engineering Thesis Prize

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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Latest News

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Tue, Jun 23 2020

Fuji Xerox award the...

Bishop Druitt College would like to announce that the FXBC Fuji Xerox Teacher Professional Learning...

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Tue, Jun 16 2020

It takes a village...

‘I had no idea what I wanted to do when I left school, I think...

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Tue, Jun 9 2020

Our regions top-performing students...

Thirty students on the Coffs Coast have been awarded scholarships to Bishop Druitt College for...

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Wed, May 27 2020

Coffs BDC students settle...

Mayor Denise Knight welcomed Bishop Druitt College students back to school and joined in on...

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Thu, May 21 2020

High Performance pays off...

It is hard to believe that Felix Hughes Chivers is only in Year 9 at...

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Thu, May 7 2020

Coffs student wins the...

Emma Serisier, Year 12 2019 at Bishop Druitt College has won the junior category for...

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Upcoming Events

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Fri, Aug 7 2020

Seen Ya's On Show HSC 2020


Visual Arts Gallery, Bishop Druitt College, 111 North Boambee Road, Coffs Harbour, NSW 2450

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Tue, May 26 2020

Open Day


111 North Boambee Road, Coffs Harbour, 2450

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Thu, Feb 20 2020

BDC Playgroup


OSHC room at BDC

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