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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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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“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


Latest News

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Tue, Aug 11 2020

BLM in Schools

Recently, tens of thousands of Australians took part in protests calling for an end to...

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Thu, Aug 6 2020

Rural Young Scientist cracks...

The Science Teachers Association NSW and the Australian Water Association congratulate Emma Serisier on being...

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Tue, Aug 4 2020

New Northern Beaches Independent...

An exciting development has occurred with Bishop Druitt College Council fully endorsing a Kindergarten...

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Wed, Jul 29 2020

BDC announces 2020/2021 student...

Bishop Druitt College students have more innovative learning opportunities than ever before.  The senior leadership...

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Wed, Jul 29 2020

​Right Reverend Cecil Henry...

FIRST BISHOP OF GRAFTON 1914-1921 Cecil Henry Druitt was born on 16 August 1875 in...

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Mon, Jul 20 2020

Australian Honours Ensemble Program...

Every year for the past 3 years, Bishop Druitt College music students have entered the...

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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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