13/01/2014 07:00 GMT | Updated 20/05/2015 06:12 BST

School Uses Military-Style Drones To Spy On Pupils During Exams

A school in Belgium is apparently using military-style drones to stop pupils cheating during exams.

According to the Mirror, the flying robots – used by the US army to spy behind enemy lines – are being used by Thomas More school in Mechelen, Belgium.

The miniature DJI Phantom aircraft, equipped with a GoPro video camera, requires one invigilator to control it while another checks the video monitor for any devious activity by students.

The school has posted a tongue-in-cheek YouTube video showing how it can sneakily peek over students' shoulders as they do their exams. As if they aren't under enough stress!

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