In Portsmouth and beyond, careers for people with modern skills in STEM — science, technology, engineering and math — are on the rise. We’ve designed our after-school STEM programs to keep kids engaged and having a blast while also making sure they’re on the right path towards in-demand careers. Whether it's programming a LEGO® robot, creating a video game on our seriously cool technology platform or engineering super structures, Sylvan EDGE offers a unique combination of fun and academic mastery. We also like to see kids make new friends and work together, so we emphasize collaboration and camaraderie in every session. Your child can get ready for a great future at your local Sylvan in Portsmouth, so find out more today.

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Unlocking Young Potential

At Sylvan, we work hard to make sure our after-school programs avoid frustrating tasks, repetitive drills and other dated teaching techniques. Our learning environments, in fact, are innovative spaces where fun activities combine with rewarding challenges and cutting-edge educational technology. In the end, the results speak for themselves: children who go to Sylvan in Portsmouth are able to gain and develop the skills, knowledge and confidence they need to reach their potential in the classroom and beyond. That's how we make a significant difference.

The Right Skills for a Bright Future

STEM skills are becoming increasingly valued, and you can help your child get on the right path at Sylvan. Our range of programs — which includes Robotics, Coding, Engineering and Math Edge — focuses on competencies that are critical for success in the 21st century, such as logic, computer programming and advanced math proficiency. Kids have never had so much fun — or made so many great friends — while also developing skills essential for their future. That's how having fun today can lead to bigger and better achievements in the future!

In Portsmouth, Sylvan EDGE Programs Include:

  • Robotics: Building, programming and animating LEGO® robots is the ideal prep for budding technicians.
  • Coding: Comes complete with cool, interactive projects like creating animations, mini-stories and even video games.
  • Engineering: Engineers are dreamers, problem solvers and tinkerers, so we provide hands-on challenges from building simple machines to designing amazing bridges.
  • Math Edge: Our brain-boosting puzzles, activities, brainteasers and projects are designed to help kids hone problem-solving skills they can use throughout their lives.