Different students have different needs, which is why learning should never been one-dimensional. At Sylvan Learning Centres in Barrie, our knowledgeable and friendly tutors can deliver the personal learning experience your child needs to achieve his or her goals in the classroom and beyond.


Tutoring may be the first thing that comes to mind when you think of Sylvan, but our personal tutoring programs are just the start. From math skill programs and university and career prep to hands-on courses in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math), we provide all the tools and resources kids needs to achieve success — and have plenty of fun in the process! Our results are proven, which means we know exactly how to raise scores and confidence.

Our Barrie programs include:

Personal Tutoring

At Sylvan, we understand how to get great results. In fact, our students usually see up to two to three times more improvement in their math and reading scores than their peers. What’s our secret? We unite expert teaching with collaborative, interactive technology to create an engaging learning experience that’s fun, but never frustrating.

Our talented tutors will work with your child to ensure the learning process is at the right pace and skill level for him or her. This is how we help ensure your child stays engaged, motivated and inspired throughout the process.

Math, Algebra and Beyond

From learning the basics to mastering advanced algebra, Sylvan has a program for every family and budget. At Sylvan, interactive technology, collaborative activities, and fun games and puzzles all combine to make learning math a blast.

Our teachers are skilled in the new ways that math is taught in schools these days. (Thank goodness!) You can be confident that what we teach at Sylvan is designed to achieve bigger results in the classroom and beyond.

STEM Programs

As the biggest provider of STEM classes in North America, Sylvan is leading the way to success. You can expect these classes to be highly interactive and creative — and tons of fun, of course!

Through Sylvan EDGE programs, your child can get to grips with crucial 21st-centuy STEM skills that can help pave the way for greater success in school and even in high-demand careers. These fun and innovative programs include topics from math and science to robotics, coding and engineering.

Kids dive deep into STEM topics and develop their teamwork skills at the same time as they get hands-on with interactive software and collaborative activities.

College Prep

Get rid of those jitters! Our ACT® and SAT® test prep programs and university prep courses are an excellent way for your teen to eliminate nerves and successfully prepare for university with confidence.

From developing advanced test prep and study skills techniques to learning how to craft an effective application essay, Sylvan can help your child feel prepared and well-equipped to face the challenges of university. There’s no better time to tackle those university dreams!

Get Proven Results with Sylvan

When considering tutoring options for your child, you want to be certain that the tutoring program you go with will translate to greater success in school. When it comes to personal tutoring in Barrie, Sylvan has a proven track record of delivering results.

Students who come to Sylvan generally see up to two to three times more growth in their reading and math scores than other students. With our certified tutors, personal learning and more than 35 years of experience, we inspire kids to be their best.

Enjoy Extra Savings with Our Limited-Time Offer!

Find out how Sylvan can help your child’s scores and confidence soar! For a limited time, you can get your child started for only $95*. Just give us a call or complete our online form to learn more.