Which approach is nicer?
American approach: Cal1, Cal2, Cal3, Linear Algebra, ODE
UK OCR approach(MEI: Mathematics in Education and Industry): Further Pure, Statistics, Mechanics, Deciaion maths, numerical analysis

Which approach is nicer?
American approach: Cal1, Cal2, Cal3, Linear Algebra, ODE
UK OCR approach(MEI: Mathematics in Education and Industry): Further Pure, Statistics, Mechanics, Deciaion maths, numerical analysis

Probably the OCR, I can't imagine anything much worse that the US sequence.

That is assuming mechanics has changed sometime over the last 40 years, A-level Applied Maths (Mechanics) was a complete waste of time and counter productive.