Free School Meals Do I qualify for Free School Meals? Families with children and young people in full-time education at any school maintained by Leicestershire County Council may be entitled to claim free school meals if they receive any of the following:- Income Support. Income Based Jobseekers Allowance. An income-related employment and support allowance. Support under part VI of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999. The Guarantee element of State Pension Credit. Child Tax Credit To find out more visit the Leicestershire County Council website By claiming your eligibility you and your child can benefit even if they do not always take the meal. You may also qualify for school transport, help with school uniforms and the cost of school trips. Did you know?:- By claiming your eligibility you will trigger additional funding into the school called Pupil Premium Pupil Premium is a government commitment to pay the school additional money for each student registered as entitled to free school meals This money can be targeted and used to enhance the educational experiences of Free School Meal students.