In Portsmouth and beyond, people with strong capabilities in STEM — science, technology, engineering and math — are well prepared to succeed. That's why we offer engaging, interactive after-school STEM programs that empower kids to lay the groundwork for future success — and have fun doing it! Sylvan EDGE offers a unique combination of fun and education through activities like programming LEGO® robots, creating original video games and engineering intricate structures. We also value teamwork, collaboration and camaraderie, and encourage kids to make friends while they learn. Find out how your local Sylvan in Portsmouth can help give your child an edge for the future.

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Creative Sessions, Real Results

At Sylvan, we’re committed to making sure after-school learning is more than repetitive drills and frustrating exercises. That’s why we’ve created after-school programs that don’t just offer a unique kind of classroom experience, but also guarantee learning the most cutting-edge technology is both fun and rewarding. The results can’t be denied: kids who attend Sylvan in Portsmouth are more confident in their problem-solving skills, making them better able to reach their potential in and out of the classroom. That's the lasting difference we can make.

Skills That Pay Off in the Long Run

STEM skills are increasingly valued and relevant, and Sylvan knows how to get kids on the right path to success. Our STEM-focused programs — Robotics, Coding, Engineering and Math Edge — focus on critical 21st century competencies like computer programming, logic and advanced math proficiency. It means in addition to having a great time and meeting new friends, kids can improve their academic scores and get to grips with the skills demanded by modern career paths. That’s just one great way fun in the present can lead to success for the future.

In Portsmouth, Sylvan EDGE Programs Include:

  • Math Edge: Making math interesting and engaging for kids is essential since it is the foundation all STEM subjects are built on. Our brain-exercising activities — like puzzles, brainteasers and progress challenges — will help your child develop solid problem-solving skills he or she needs in and out of the classroom.
  • Coding: You can look forward to your child coming home with plenty of exciting stories when you register him or her for our coding program, which includes cool, interactive challenges like building video games, and coming up with computer animations.
  • Engineering: Engineers make things like race cars, sprawling bridges and the highest of skyscrapers possible. With our engineering program, your child will learn how to turn his or her dreams into reality with hands-on activities and challenges that develop their problem-solving skills.
  • Robotics & Science: Robots, friendships and confidence are only a few of the things your child will be building with our cutting-edge robotics program. Not to mention, building and bringing his or her very own LEGO® robot to life is the perfect challenge for any young, budding engineer.