So, only a couple of dozen, then.
Only in "working-class areas".
And with a quota of pupils on free school meals.
Thereby defeating the entire supposed purpose on no fewer than three counts. It will be interesting to see how long the third one lasted, or how much it was enforced even while it did.
The catchment area of any secondary school will be mixed to some extent.
These are to be schools for the children of affluent people in poor areas (in the poorest couple of dozen areas in England, in fact), now that the economic ideology to which they generally subscribe has priced them out of the school fees that they would otherwise have been paying.
They expect the bill for this special provision to be picked up by everyone who ever buys anything on which VAT is levied.